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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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Rick Hamlin on healing in the hospital
Power of Prayer

Hospitals as Holy Places—Prayers and the Process of Healing

God works through our prayers as well as nurses, doctors, techs and aids.

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Grieving
Emotional and Mental Health

Honoring the Process of Grief and Loss

Notes on Grief—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s slim, profound book—paints a vivid picture of losing a beloved family member.

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Rick Hamlin
Power of Prayer

Another Medical Mystery in Need of Prayers

Back in the hospital and waiting for answers, this patient finds medicine in both the clinical and the spiritual.

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Joan MacDonald; photo courtesy Joan MacDonald
Exercise

Fitness Ready: Know Your Body, Stretch Your Limits

Joan MacDonald, the 75-year-old fitness guru, tells us how to kickstart a workout routine and stick to it.

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Pray with imagination
Healing

Why You Should Use Your Imagination When You Pray

To envision the healing and positive outcomes in the lives of family and friends, as well as yourself, offers a powerful prayer tool.

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