Nature

Bluebird of happiness may be real.
Health and Wellness

Why the ‘Bluebird of Happiness’ Might Actually Be Real

Research shows living among varieties of bird species can increase inner peace and joy.

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Acadia National Park
Positive Living

How One Act of Generosity Can Change the World

The story of Acadia National Park shows the enduring power of a generous act.

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Enjoying the fall
Positive Living

Why Fall Is the Most Positive Season

The spectacular way nature transforms itself and quiets down is a source of deep peace and pleasure.

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An anhinga spreads its wings
Inspiring Stories

Life Lessons Learned from Nature

Writer and photographer Julie Lavender has spent years taking pictures of nature's wonders. In this gallery, she shares some of the lessons she's learned from the flora and fauna she's captured in her photographs.

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Watching the lake
Inspiring Stories

How Norman Vincent Peale Would View the World Today

A granddaughter reflects on how Peale's message and the simple, powerful beauty of nature intertwined.

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Clouds
Positive Living

Need to Let Go? Look to the Sky

The passing clouds are reminders that the world is always in motion—so too are your thoughts.

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Why Spring Is the Most Positive Season
Positive Living

Why Spring Is the Most Positive Season

We can all embrace the exuberance of the world waking up to hope.

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Applauding a sunset
Positive Living

The Positive Power of Celebrating the Sunset

This simple gesture helps us celebrate the uniqueness of each day.

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Reading devotions outside
Stories of Faith

Spring Devotions on the Deck

As warm, sunny days begin, a favorite place to worship God and be surrounded by His creation.

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At 75, Soren was one of the oldest people to have thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail
Living Longer, Living Better

How Hiking the Appalachian Trail Reacquainted Him with God

As a child, he dreamed of walking the length of the Appalachian Trail, but at 75, was he up to the challenge?

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