Three Wise Men
Stories of Hope

Hope from the Wise Men for the New Year

By following a star and a revelation and trusting in their dreams, a new road was found.

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Catching up
Positive Living

4 Easy Conversation Starters (When You Haven’t Seen Someone for a Pandemic-Long Time)

“Catching up” can feel overwhelming when so much has happened. Here are some ways to step back into conversation.

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Vintage expert Bob Richter standing in front of a Christmas tree
Inspiring Stories

Bob Richter on the Healing Power of Christmas Decorations

The international flea market expert and host of the PBS show Market Warriors shares his personal story of remembering lost loved ones during the holidays.

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Nativity scene
Stories of Faith

5 Biblical Dreams That Made Christmas Happen

How the life of a newborn baby was protected

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Life Advice

For a Positive Holiday Season, Ditch This One Word

Beat back “bad” to keep self-judgment off your holiday to-do list.

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Christmas butter cookies; photo by David Bowman

The Best Christmas Cookie Recipes

Artist Michelle Mahnke gathered a diverse group of casino workers together to make Christmas cookies.  From traditional cut-out cookies to Russian Tea Cakes, you can try one—or all— of these recipes at home!

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Christmas hope
Positive Living

How to Find Hope If Christmas Makes You Sad

Feelings of sadness are okay, but there are ways to find light in darkness.

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Beloved Christmas tradition
Stories of Faith

A Family’s Beloved Christmas Tradition

It all started years ago when a young girl began writing a yearly letter to her future self.

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Holiday Devotions

What Are You Giving Jesus This Christmas?

Devotional writer, Heidi Gaul, shares her precious and irreplaceable gift.

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