Julia Attaway

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Thank you when things go wrong
Persistent Prayer

Giving Thanks When Things Don't Go Your Way

Gratitude can be found in less than ideal circumstances

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An everyday faith
Stories of Faith

The Blessing of an Everyday Faith

A relationship with God doesn’t have to be about dazzling light or mountaintop moments.

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A couple under stress

Praying for the Marriages of Others

When couples under stress don’t have the energy to pray for their marriage, someone needs to fill in the gap.

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Middle of the night prayers
Power of Prayer

Middle of the Night Prayers

A bedside prayer list includes those who are struggling, both victims and assailants.

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Close call while on a bicycle.

A Close Call and a Heart Full of Thanks

A mom finds lots to be thankful for after her teenaged son’s spill from a bike in the middle of New York City traffic.

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A mother bears sadness as she cares for her daughter.

When It’s Okay to Be Sad

A mother willingly bears sadness as she cares for her daughter.

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What to do when you're annoyed.
Prayer Stories

When Others Get on Your Nerves

An annoying distraction in church leads to some insight–and wisdom.

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A daughter supports a mother at church.
Inspiring Stories

A Stunningly Beautiful Gesture in Church

Witnessing the tenderness of support between a disabled mother and her daughter at the communion rail.

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3 steps toward self-respect
Life Advice

3 Steps Toward Self-Respect

Self-respect requires a good amount of self-knowledge, and the fastest way to that is prayer.

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Sizing up a problem
Motivational Stories

Putting a Problem in Perspective

Big feelings do not necessarily equal big problems.

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