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Positive Living

Loneliness—How to Reframe It This Holiday Season

A book’s fresh, inspired take on “the loneliness epidemic” can help us find a sense of belonging.

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Aging Parents

4 Ways to Help Your Loved One Head Safely into Winter

With the challenges of Covid, it’s important to prepare now to combat health risks.

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Caregiver Stress

Restoring Peace and Happiness to Your Holidays Despite Covid Challenges

It’s easier to navigate the season when you lower expectations and understand your own needs.

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Wellie and Jennifer; Photo courtesy: Jennifer Warsing
Service Animals

Deaf During the Pandemic: “It Was a Blessing in Disguise for Me"

She struggled with Covid-19 protocols—the closed businesses, wearing a mask—but her service dog and faith helped her cope.

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Family

The Do's and Don'ts of Decluttering as a Family

Organizing and cleaning your home together might bring you closer than you think. 

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Holiday Prayers

4 Advent Prayers of Hope and Light

Christmas is coming. A vaccine is coming. The good news is here!

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Stories of Faith

Gratitude is the Key to a Well-Lived Life

This holiday season, despite the coronavirus pandemic, try focusing on God’s current, past—and future—blessings.

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People Helping People

A Social Worker Helps a WWII Veteran Survive Covid-19

An Army reservist devoted himself to seeing a man who reminded him of his father through a battle with the coronavirus.

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Sam Sifton cooking in his home in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Photo by Stephen Speranza
Stories of Hope

Sharing Food and Faith During This Difficult Holiday Season

The acclaimed New York Times food editor offers five ways to celebrate the joy of Christmas—even from afar.  

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People Helping People

Someone Cares: Merry Mission

Their family tradition brings Jesus’ caring spirit to essential workers during the holiday season.

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