Hope

Edward Grinnan
Living Longer, Living Better

Shopping with a List—For the First Time

Maybe it was time to accept that everyone forgets stuff as they age.

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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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Edward Grinnan on shopping for supplements
Health and Wellness

Shopping for Hope in the Vitamin Store

Supplements may help, but God’s love is a sure thing.

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An illustration of an angel hovering over a watermelon; Illustration by Sarah Wilkins
Angels

A Lone Watermelon Reminded Her to Let Go and Let God

After attending Al-Anon meetings, she realized that she was enabling her son’s narcotics addiction.

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Rescued harbor seals Billy (left) and Gracie
Stories of Hope

How Two Blind Seals Gave Her the Hope She Needed

She was drawn to the rescued animals for a reason she didn’t understand.

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An 1880 Juneteenth celebration, with Rev. Jack Yates at far left; public domain
Stories of Hope

Juneteenth: 5 Things to Know About Our New Federal Holiday

Juneteenth, an observance that began more than 150 years ago in the African American community, is an occasion all freedom-loving Americans will now honor.

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Emerging with hope post-pandemic
Inspiring Stories

How to Emerge with Hope After a Pandemic Year

A small family of birds mirrors the emotional journey of stepping back into life after COVID.

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The hope of summer travel
Travel

The Joy of Travel After a Pandemic Year

This could be a summer of hope and inspiration as more folks hit the road—and the rails.

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Daily Devotions

Hope

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Praying the Psalms
How to Pray

5 Ways the Psalms Can Help Your Prayers

For guidance, understanding, wisdom and comfort, these words can give voice to your prayers.

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