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Lisa Casarez, founder of Angels of Grace; photo by Martin Kilmek
Stories of Hope

An Angelic Reunion Between Two Courageous Women

Because a strong woman once helped her, she became strong enough to help others

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How to pray for others
How to Pray

How to Find the Time to Pray for Others

If your prayer list feels overwhelming, here are simple ways you can pray throughout the day.

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Mental health
Emotional and Mental Health

Why We Should Make Our Mental Health a Top Priority

Everyone—everyone—is having a hard time during the pandemic. Let’s take that as permission to focus on what nurtures our emotional well-being.

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A woman finding comfort in a Serenity Shawl; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: A Much-Needed Hug

This addiction recovery community sends comforting, blessed shawls to those in need.

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Being creative
Positive Living

Why Creativity Is So Important to Emotional Health

It’s a mindset that makes space in your life for focus, energy and joy.

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Living with depression
Living Longer, Living Better

How to Help a Friend Living with Depression

The simple but powerful ways to walk with someone through their misery and mystery.

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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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