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God's Grace

The Divine Miracle of a Healing Circle

A rare autoimmune disorder yielded doubt on the future of her health. Until she experienced an otherworldly phenomenon...

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Roberta Messner; video by Scott Goldsmith
Coping With Illness

How Gratitude Helps Roberta Messner Cope with Chronic Pain

Roberta Messner shares how the support and encouragement of others—and the gratitude it engendered—helped her cope with chronic pain.

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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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Kabul, Afghanistan; photo Getty Image/christophe_cerisier
Military Families

How a Military Chaplain is Finding Strength After News in Afghanistan

The importance of seeking encouragement through prayer, connection and camaraderie during these challenging times.

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Praying doctor
How to Pray

Pray the Alphabet—Wherever You Are

During a recent hospital stay, prayers were inspired by the letters A to Z.

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How to Get Through a Medical Crisis
Healing

How to Get Through a Medical Crisis

When it comes to healing, key pieces of advice from someone fresh out of the hospital.

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Heather Henry and her son Tim;  photo by Jim Graham
Stories of Hope

How an Art Class Gave This Worried Mom Hope

She feared her son would never overcome his drug addictionuntil she received divine assurance.

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Betty Kilby Fisher Baldwin (left) and Phoebe Kilby; photo by James Kegley
Stories of Hope

How Two Women Found Healing from Their Family's Difficult Legacy of Slavery

The pair—one Black, the other white—became friends while dealing with their family’s painful history.

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Valerie and her mothers quilt; Photo credit: Michael A. Schwarz
God's Grace

This Quilt Pattern Became a Source of Comfort in Her Grief

Her mother had passed without saying the three words she longed to hear. Would she find the connection longed for?

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Phoebe Kilby and Betty Ann Kilby Fisher Baldwin
Stories of Hope

Two Cousins Who Both Descend from a Slave Owner on Faith and Healing

Phoebe Kilby and Betty Ann Kilby Fisher Baldwin reveal how their unlikely discovery that they were cousins helped Phoebe grasp more fully the marks racism and slavery have left and Betty to more fully embrace the practice of forgiveness.

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