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Books

5 Ways to Form a Positive Reading Habit

Here’s how to pick books that enrich, comfort and renew your perspective on life.

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Pets

Celebrating the Blessing of the Animals

A service for all creatures in honor of St. Francis.

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A rich prayer life
How to Pray

4 Short and Simple Prayers to Make Your Life Better

The book May It Be So, offers prayers that are succinct, thoughtful and fulfilling.

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Letting go of perfectionism
Emotional and Mental Health

3 Ways to Let Go of Perfectionism

Start by distinguishing between healthy self-improvement goals and toxically high standards.

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Advice for Caregivers

How to Deal with the Emotions of Caregiving

Here are six ways on how to handle your emotions throughout the course of caring for a loved one.

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Childhood Friends Recycle Flowers for Seniors with Memory Loss
Inspiring Stories

Childhood Friends Recycle Flowers for Seniors with Memory Loss

What started as a two-person team has bloomed into an organization with over 100 volunteers.

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Patience in the garden
Life Advice

One of the Best Things a Garden Can Teach You

How one woman found friendships and memories through her green thumb. 

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Reading Thomas Traherne
Stories of Faith

What Can You Learn from a 17th Century Clergyman?

Thomas Traherne's writings in Centuries of Meditations are packed with spiritual wisdom.

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Putting a stop to a bad day
Life Advice

Why the Day Is Never Lost

This is the day the Lord has made, and if it takes a while to rejoice in it, be glad.

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Life Advice

How to Joyfully Struggle with Something

A new book teaches how to enjoy life, even when you make mistakes.

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