Parenting

Back to school
Positive Thinking

A Parent Powers Up Her Positive Thinking for Back-to-School Season

Stepping back into a new school year asks us to remember the lessons that sustain our authentically positive outlooks.

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Micah Thompson and her cat, Ron, and mother Stephanie
Cats

How a Cat Became an Answer to a Mother's Prayer

If she didn’t find a way to bond with her teenage daughter soon, she worried she might never be close to her.

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Power of Prayer

6 Bible Prayers for Wisdom in a New Season

Whether you’re wrestling with sending your kids back to the classroom or wondering if this is the right time to sell your home, guidance is always available.

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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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Daily Devotions

Spirit Lifting: Dare

This devotion reminds us that facing up to our fears often brings rich rewards.

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Prayer

A Mother Learns a Lesson in Letting Go

The detour she took led her down an eye-opening road.

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Power of Prayer

What Prayer Can Do: God Had Been There All Along

She had been asking God for help with her young son’s issues. Then a simple moment reminded her that He was always there.

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Stories of Faith

Everyday Blessings: Childlike Wonder

The home and gardening TV personality receives a gentle reminder from her daughter to slow down and take in God’s wonders.  

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Artist James O'Briens' rendering of a mother and daughter in a tomato patch
Adult Children

The Dreams That Drew Her Closer to Her Adult Daughter

Was there any way she could close the gap that separated them?

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Movies and TV

The Movie ‘Yes Day’ Invites Us All to Say Yes After a Year of Saying No

Star Jennifer Garner talks about her first Netflix film, reclaiming your sense of fun, and how you can have a Yes Day while staying safe during quarantine. 

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