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4 new ways to observe Lent
How to Pray

How to Observe Lent in a Different Way This Year

4 ways to shift the focus of your prayers and spiritual practices

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Positive Living

Create a Backyard Oasis This Winter—and Beyond

Add a fire pit, put down an outdoor rug and other ways to have fun with your family and friends in the great outdoors this season.

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When you can't pray
How to Pray

How to Pray When You Don’t Feel Like It

Even someone who has written books about prayer occasionally needs motivation. Here are five tips.

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The Bible for Lent
How to Pray

5 Biblical Ways to Celebrate Lent

Drawing inspiration for the season from Jesus’ 40 days in the wilderness

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Gracie and Edward in the woods
Stories of Faith

A Desperate Prayer for Trust and Patience Is Answered

After a frustrating effort to get the vaccine, some real hope emerges.

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Validating feelings
Positive Living

Why It's Important to Validate Someone's Feelings

Being seen in a moment of pain helps us to heal and return to a place of peace and calm.

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Vaccine blessings
Positive Living

Small World Blessings in a Big City

Encountering healing and comfort while getting the Covid-19 vaccine

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Work Life

5 Reasons to Stick with a Paper Planner

Writing things down not only helps you reach your goals and remember more, but can also keep you inspired all year long.

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Positive self-talk
Positive Living

Why Talking to Yourself Can Be a Good Thing

Thinking is great, but sometimes you need to have a direct conversation with the person in the mirror.

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Positive Living

The Positive Power of a Weekly Food Routine

Making or buying a meaningful food is a way to mark time and reconnect with yourself.

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