friends

Maria Barreto-Mojica and Charlene Klein
Friends

A Long-Distance Friendship Forged from 9/11 Events

A resident of New York City who lost her fireman fiancé on September 11, 2001, found solace in a new friendship with a woman in Wisconsin.

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Why you should forgive
Life Advice

Why Is It So Difficult to Forgive?

Hanging on to hurt feelings is a recipe for staying stuck in the past. Here's how to free yourself for the future.

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Geri Christensen
Living Longer, Living Better

Mystery Solved: She Found the Perfect Project to Engage Her Ailing Friend

She prayed long and hard for an activity they could still do together. The answer? Writing mystery novels.

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How to answer "how are you?"
Life Advice

3 Authentically Positive Answers to the Question, ‘How Are You?’

Your response to this everyday greeting can be a moment of honest self-reflection.

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Praying for someone who has hurt you
Power of Prayer

Why Pray for Someone Who Has Caused You Pain?

We are all broken, wounded and in need of becoming whole.

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A teacher's advice
Life Advice

Surprising Spiritual Advice in the Classroom

A teacher shares how a young student helped him do his job—and life—better.

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Power of casual friendships
Living Longer, Living Better

The Surprising Positive Impact of Casual Friendships

How taking the time to cultivate “weak ties” can open doors to new sources of happiness.

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Two men conversing on a golf course.
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How This Volunteer Helps Friendships Flourish

He offers his time to those who need help and participates in activities with a sense of life purpose.

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Partners in Friendship and Marriage for 72 Years
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Partners in Friendship and Marriage for 72 Years

How this couple perservered through the ups and downs of marriage for 72 years.

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Billie Sakel (right) and her friends Lenus and Sarah Weisheit harvest vegetables from the garden areas at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper, Indiana.
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Making Friends in Our Later Years

They found love and support from new friends in their senior living community.

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