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Pets

Emerging from the Darkness of a Difficult Year

We are beginning to see our way out of a time of sickness and death.

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Emotional and Mental Health

An Expert Tells Us How to Beat the Post-Holiday Blues During a Pandemic

Feeling anxious, lonely, or depressed is normal during and after the holidays. Here are some things that might help. 

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Rick Hamlin
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Rick Hamlin: Remember to Rejoice!

Rick Hamlin reminds us that the attitude with which we approach the new year can make all the difference.

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Reframing loneliness
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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Alone at Christmas
Stories of Faith

How to Get Through a Lonely Christmas

Even in the absence of family gatherings this year, there’s still joy and wonder to be found.

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A new take on holiday gifts
Positive Living

How to Reimagine Holiday Gifts This Year

A year unlike any other deserves a new take on what we give and receive.

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How to find God in silence
Positive Living

How to Find God in Silence

Let wise words from Thomas Merton cast a positive light on a quiet holiday season.

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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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How to pray a Christmas carol
How to Pray

How to Pray a Christmas Carol

When you sing, you pray twice—even if you’re the only one who can hear it this year.

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