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Martin Luther King Jr. listening at a meeting of the SCLC staff at an Atlanta restaurant
Inspiring Stories

How Martin Luther King, Jr., Found Redemptive Love Out of Anger

King’s legacy includes the full range of human emotions, and how they can be channeled into meaningful and positive change.

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Gracie and Edward in the woods
Inspiring Stories

The Powerful Stories That Bring Us Together

How people overcome differences and reach common ground

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Mutual respect
Positive Living

Agree to Disagree—With Mutual Love and Respect

How love provides a framework to listen, not counterattack.

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Singer-songwriter Kari Jobe. Photo credit: Cameron Powell Studio
Music

How a Divinely Timed Song Became an Anthem During the Pandemic

When Christian singer Kari Jobe and others wrote “The Blessing,” they didn’t realize the huge impact it would have.

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Sam Collier. Photo credit: Rayandra Nairn
Stories of Faith

What Our Faith Calls Us To: Sam Collier

This influential pastor, and author of A Greater Story, seeks to start conversations about race by emphasizing understanding and relationships.

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Avery Sontheimer; photo courtesy Avery Sontheimer
Living With Cancer

Pawsitive Change: Teen Raises Money for Animal Shelters

Avery Sontheimer would love to have her own shelter. But for now, despite battling cancer, she’s dedicated to helping hundreds of rescues—one gift card at a time.

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Rev. Earl Johnson; photo by James Kegley
Positive Living

How to Help During a Crisis

Rev. Earl Johnson, the top Red Cross chaplain, shares how anyone can perform small, yet powerful, acts of kindness.

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A basket of colorful yarn.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Healing Handiwork

How she helps breast cancer survivors all over the country and gained a personal sense of purpose.

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A delivery man conversing with a senior woman.
Positive Living

Special Delivery: All in a Day’s Work

These three mail carriers went above and beyond to help people—even save lives—along their postal route.

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Life Advice

4 Compassionate Ways to Ease Up on Yourself

Practice self-kindness and give yourself space to get through hard times with these simple tips.

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