Encouragement

A senior woman reads a letter.
Emotional and Mental Health

An Easy Way to Love Your Elders: Write Them a Letter

A national program tackles the loneliness epidemic, one letter at a time.

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Life Advice

How to ‘Hold Space’ for a Healthy Relationship with Others

Patience and radical acceptance are ingredients for deeper, authentic connections with friends and family.

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Rick Hamlin
How to Pray

30 Ways to Move Forward in Faith

Here is a daily journey of prayer with self-nurture and delight.

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Grandparents hugging their teenage grandchild
Grandchildren

Grandparenting Teens: How to Stay Present and Engaged in Your Grandchild’s Life

A teen behavior expert shares tips for those who are having difficulty maintaining a relationship with their teenage grandchildren. 

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Is your work working?
How to Pray

How to Pray When Your Work Isn’t Working

These prayers may help change aspects of your job, and they may change you.

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Rick Hamlin
Coping With Illness

Lessons from a Life-Saving Surgery

Through the turmoil of a week-long hospital stay, thoughts on suffering, trust and comfort.

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Helping with homework
Power of Prayer

6 Bible Prayers for Wisdom in a New Season

Whether you’re wrestling with sending your kids back to the classroom or wondering if this is the right time to sell your home, guidance is always available.

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A day of rest
Work Life

Why Resting Is an Act of Holiness

There’s a reason the fourth commandment tells us to observe a Sabbath day.

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Positive notes
Positive Thinking

A Lesson in Positivity from a 12-Year-Old

A Michigan tween is brightening her community with simple, uplifting notes.

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Setting boundaries
Positive Living

Set Better Boundaries by Letting Go of Toxic Positivity

When we stop pretending we’re always ok, we can be clearer about what we have to offer ourselves and others.

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