Coronavirus

Bill Hanisch in his bakery; photo courtesy Bill Hanisch
People Helping People

This Baker Made Cakes for Graduating Seniors During the Pandemic

Bill Hanisch, better known as the Bunman, wanted to help the high school seniors feel special.

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Neighbors Stephen Wilder and Nicole Figaro; photo by Kerry Ryan
Friends

Best Friends: The Deep Bond Between Next-Door Neighbors

A New Yorker shares how he and the woman in the next apartment learned to lean on each other.

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Shamrocks in various windows; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Feeling Lucky

How a neighborhood shamrock hunt brought their community closer on St. Patrick’s Day during the pandemic.

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An artist's depcition of Jesus in the wilderness; Illustration by Stefano Vitale
Angels

For Lent He Gave Up Doubting That Angels Surround Us

Studying Jesus’ wilderness travels can teach us a lot about persevering through Lent in this uncertain season.

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An angel with a flower crown; Illustration by Yulia Vysotskaya
Angels

5 Angelic Stories of the Magic of Flowers

Whether it’s receiving an unexpected bouquet or creating a gorgeous garden, these heartwarming stories will make your spirits bloom.

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An artist's rendering of a vintage sewing machine with wings; Illustration by Dan Bransfield
Angels

How Her Grandmother’s Vintage Sewing Machine Came to the Rescue

Remembering her grandmother’s loving spirit, she sewed more than 100 masks for staff at a local hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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An artist's rendering of a goshawk in flight; Illustration by Christina Wald
Angels

This Heaven-Sent Bird Eased Her Worries

The rare Goshawk helped her rediscover the joys of nature—and distracted her from her Covid-19 anxiety.  

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Women's History Month
Positive Living

Step into Women’s History Month with Self-Love

Women’s history is all the more inspiring when it fuels our well-being in the here and now.

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Summer play
Dogs

Dreaming of Sun and Warmth and Longer Days

Ready to say “so long” to snow and cold and dreaded wintry mix

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Kids upcycling; Getty Images
Life Advice

DIY Organizing Hacks for When You’re on a Budget

These 15 regular household items can keep you organized and clutter-free.

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