Empty Nest

Michael Paraskeva's illustration of Shawnelle's house
Stories of Hope

Could She Let Go of the House She Loved?

The stages of life and the changes they brought were often a challenge for her, and never more so than now.

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An angel with a flower crown; Illustration by Yulia Vysotskaya

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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Prayers for a child leaving home
Prayers for Loved Ones

5 Prayers for a Child Leaving Home

Whether it’s off to college, a new job or home, these words will bring comfort and strength to the whole family.

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A landscape shot of Janis Peters.
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

She Discovered Her Calling for Caregiving in a Dream

This empty nester realized that caring for others was exactly what God had planned for her.

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A group of graduates throwing their caps in the air.
Prayers for Loved Ones

A Prayer for the High School Graduate

Ask God for guidance during this major life transition.

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The Pimento eggs in a nest.

What This Empty Nester Learned from a Family of Birds

She was having a hard time letting go of her kids, until this cardinal couple showed her the way

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A senior woman in the kitchen consulting her recipe book for a dish.
Living Longer, Living Better

4 Ways to Make Food More Fun

Whether it's adapting the portion size or freezing extra servings, here are a few tips to make your food last longer.

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two hands hold a small empty bird nest
Living Longer, Living Better

How to Embrace the Empty Nest

A mom offers 6 tips on how to enjoy the time with her spouse when the kids leave the nest.

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A older couple packs their belongings in moving boxes.
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Tips for Downsizing and Moving

Moving? These handy tips will shed some light on how to save on future costs.

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an empty bird nest
Managing Life Changes

Field Notes on an Empty Nest

A mother reflects on the moment her son spread his wings and went off to college.

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