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Take a pilgrimage.
Life Advice

This Pilgrim’s Progress

A pilgrimage doesn’t have to be far–a nearby church or park will do. 

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Power of Prayer

Why Say ‘Pray for Me’?

There is a healing power in community. Put yourself in it. Be a part of that.

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Pray for me
Power of Prayer

What Does ‘Pray for Me’ Really Mean?

There is a healing power in community. Put yourself in it. Be part of that.

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What did King Solomon pray for?
Pray Effectively

What Did Solomon Pray For?

Wisdom, right? But there was more in this young king’s prayer than that.

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Healing prayer
Power of Prayer

Pray for Healing

A church barbecue offers the opportunity to ask God to provide relief for others.

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Road trip
Adult Children

Father/Son Road Trip

Sometimes the greatest gift you can give someone is your time. That was my 30-year-old son’s gift to me.

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Eating an ear of corn at the end of summer
Power of Prayer

Prayer for the End of Summer

Gratitude for soft wind and waves and sea-green water–and one more ear of fresh corn.

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How to keep up with the names on your prayer list
Pray Effectively

3 Tips on Keeping Up With Your Prayer List

Your prayers for others are important. Here’s how not to let any names fall through the cracks.

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Pray your complaints.
Power of Prayer

Make Your Complaint a Prayer

God hears us all the time, not just when we’re happy.

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Soup kitchen prayers
Power of Prayer

At a Soup Kitchen, Prayer Goes Both Ways

For servers and the served, an act of transformation.

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