Hope

Matt Hall; photo by Michael A. Schwarz
Addiction and Recovery

How He Came to Minister to Hikers on the Appalachian Trail

A novice chaplain, a novice hiker and only four years sober. Was he up to this unexpected new challenge?

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A senior man greets the sunrise
Alzheimer's and Dementia

At 100, Her Grandfather Was Enjoying Life to the Fullest

After 76 years of marriage, Alzheimer’s had taken his beloved wife. But with God’s help he graciously let go of being a caregiver.

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Sugar and Alzheimer's
Living Longer, Living Better

How Cutting Back on Sugar Can Help Fight Alzheimer's

Apparently, a sweet tooth can cause more than cavities.

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Inspiring Stories

How to Find Healing for a Broken Heart

Whether it’s a shattered marriage, a lost job, a wayward child, there is a path to wholeness.

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Ways prayer helps
Power of Prayer

7 Benefits of Prayer—No Matter the Outcome

Maybe the answers to our prayers are sometimes elusive—or are they?

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Shorter days by the fire
Positive Thinking

How to Enjoy the Positive Side of Earlier Sunsets

Darkness doesn’t have to be a state of mind as we “fall back” into the shorter days of autumn.

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Susan Jane Brown and Mark Webb; video by Randy Boverman
Stories of Hope

Two Former Adversaries Offer Tips on Building Bridges

A man who works in the forest industry and a woman who is an attorney working on environmental issues shares how they managed to find common ground despite their adversarial backgrounds.

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Today Show new anchor Craig Melvin; video by Larsen & Talbert
Addiction and Recovery

Craig Melvin: How His Father Was Changed by Sobriety

The Today Show news anchor shares what a difference it made in the life of his family when his father confronted and overcame his alcohol and gambling addictions.

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Serious man
How to Pray

How the Bible Can Help When You're Having a Down Day

If you’re feeling gloomy, here’s a Bible verse to bring some hope and inspiration.

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