Strength

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God's Grace

3 Mysterious Stories of Divine Hands at Work

These righteous testimonials illustrate a heaven-sent presence that provided spiritual comfort, aid and healing.

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Melba Patillo Beals
Prayers for Strength

Lessons from the Past on Courage, Faith and Justice

During Black History Month, reflections on long-ago events that continue to haunt us today.

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How to Pray

The Most Powerful Prayer in Just One Word

You can pray it for gratitude, comfort, grief and healing.

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God's Grace

Silver Medalist Amy Purdy's Spiritual Experience

This Paralympian had a near-death experience that gave her the strength and perseverance for snowboarding.

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Positive affirmations
Positive Living

How to Start a Positive Affirmation Practice

The way we speak to ourselves sets the tone for how we show up in the world. Here’s how to make kindness the top priority.

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Emotional and Mental Health

Why Doing Things the Hard Way Can Help Power Your Brain

Build “fluid intelligence” to stay more focused and productive.

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Bible verses for fear
How to Pray

4 Bible Verses to Help You Cast Out Fear

Here are some heavenly assurances when you’re afraid.

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Navigating the New Year
Seasonal Prayers

Pray as You Sail into the Unknown Waters of the New Year

How to navigate 2022 with Jesus at the helm.

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Positive Living

How to Find Hope If Christmas Makes You Sad

Feelings of sadness are okay, but there are ways to find light in darkness.

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Stories of Faith

How to Hold on to Hope When the Odds Are Against You

Discover the power of faith combined with hope when you think there’s no way forward.

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