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Pray Effectively

What to Do When You Can’t Pray

There are countless ways to connect with the goodness of God in this world.

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Carl Erskine
Inspiring Stories

Carl Erskine’s Amazing Near-God Experience

The former Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher shares a spiritual story with a Peale family member.

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Praying with friends
Power of Prayer

What Jesus Says About Praying for Others

Don’t underestimate the power of your faith on behalf of friends in need.

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Fred Rogers
Power of Prayer

How to Pray Like Mister Rogers

Children’s TV star Fred Rogers was the real deal when it came to charm and humility. Here are three things he knew about prayer.

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Travel

Traveling Mercies

How a kind hotel employee came to the rescue for a traveler far from home

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Nelson Mandela
Stories of Hope

How Nelson Mandela Found Hope

During the South African leader’s 27 years in prison, he was inspired by the writings of Norman Vincent Peale.

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Angels
Prayer Stories

Seeing Angels

The 18th-century theological thinker Swedenborg offers a lovely lesson in prayer.

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Questions that Jesus asked
Pray Effectively

5 Questions That Jesus Asked

Consider these Bible verse to help you grow in prayer.

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Woman praying
Pray Effectively

3 Tips on Prayer for Amateurs (Like Me)

You don’t have to be an expert to know how to pray. Just do it out of love—that’s at the heart of it.

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Grant's Tomb
Stories of Hope

Who’s Buried in Grant’s Tomb?

Musings on the Civil War general's final resting place in New York City overlooking the Hudson River.

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