Grief

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Angels

They Took Direct Flights to Heaven

Our blogger recalls how his mother and a beloved parishioner both died quickly and peacefully.

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Praying through tragedy
How to Pray

10 Bible Passages (and a Hymn) to Pray When Tragedy Strikes

When your heart and mind find it hard to pray, these words may help.

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Friends

Dr. Robert Lesslie: Guideposts Loses a Beloved Author

A call to prayer for the sudden loss of life and the gun violence that affects us all.

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Stories of Hope

A Grieving Mother Finds Comfort in the Face of Jesus

Could portraying Mary in a church Easter production finally bring her comfort?

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God's Grace

5 Signs from Beyond from Her Late Son

After her son passed, these mysterious experiences showed that their love could never be broken.

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God's Grace

3 Mysterious Testimonials of Illuminating Light

In their darkest hours, divine mystery brightened their path forward.

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Rick Hamlin
Stories of Faith

How His Father's Prayer Helped Him Cope with Grief

Rick Hamlin shares a prayer his father wrote that Rick discovered in the days following his father's death.

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Garden of Gethsemane
How to Pray

How Jesus Prayed When He Was Overwhelmed

Awaiting His fate in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus shows us seven ways to pray when it feels all but impossible.

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A good cry
Emotional and Mental Health

Why It’s Healthy to Have a Good Cry

Research supports crying as a release from stress and a path to feeling lighter.

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Angels

An Angel Gave Her the Strength to Move Forward

In the hospital after a terrible accident, she experienced divine intervention that gave her the will to live.

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