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Prayers for someone with cancer
How to Pray

How to Pray for Someone with Cancer

Even in an overwhelming situation, there are ways to pray and reclaim hope.

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A prayer for anxiety
Power of Prayer

A Prayer for Anxiety

Here's a poem as a prayer for letting God know how you really feel in stressful times.

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Baptism aboard a Navy Ship
Stories of Faith

How an Easter Baptism Occurred in the Most Surprising Place

On Resurrection Sunday, a Navy chaplain conducts a baptism aboard the USS Arlington in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Rose window at Cathedral of Notre-Dame

Miracles at the Cathedral of Notre Dame After the Fire

What can survive a tragic fire? Rose windows, an organ, an altar, many relics and statues—and faith.

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Good Friday cross
Miracles

Why Good Friday Is So Important

Sometimes we have to face our own sorrow and suffering for greater truth to be revealed.

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Love your enemies
Stories of Faith

How to Love Your Enemies

Why did Jesus ask us to do such a thing? And how can we follow such a difficult command? 

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A chance to show great love
Stories of Hope

A Chance to Show Great Love

When you’re feeling kind of rotten about yourself, remember that God has forgiven all.

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Praying in the shower
How to Pray

3 Surprising Places to Pray

In the middle of a busy life, there are everyday places that lend themselves to prayer.

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Sparrow in the spring
Prayer Stories

Birds of the Bible

These harbingers of spring also play an important role in Scripture.

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Give up your cell phone for Lent
How to Pray

Why You Should Give Up Your Cellphone for Lent

In those phone-less hours you may find more ways to see God in the everydayness of life.

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