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The prayer of Abraham, "here I am."
How to Pray

How to Always Be Ready for Whatever Life Brings

In the Bible, Abraham uttered three perfect words of prayer in answer to God’s call.

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Finding time to pray
How to Pray

How to Pray When You Don’t Have Time

Each day offers moments when you can connect with God. Here's how to find them.

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The official Rose Parade float appears at the 128th Tournament Of Roses Parade Presented By Honda on January 2, 2017 in Pasadena, California.
How to Pray

The Best Word to Start Your New Year

It was the Rose Parade in Pasadena in 1984, and my Dad came up with the perfect theme.

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Wise men and Day of Holy Innocents
How to Pray

Why an Overlooked Part of the Christmas Story is Still Important Today

The Day of the Holy Innocents is a time to pray for peace and justice everywhere.

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Away in a manger
How to Pray

7 of the Loveliest Lines in Christmas Carols

These holiday hymns can also provide prayer inspiration.

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The wife of Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers
Inspiring Stories

Who Is the Wife of Mister Rogers?

In a conversation with Joanne Rogers, loving memories of beautiful days with her husband and family

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Focused on prayer
How to Pray

What if Your Mind Wanders in Prayer?

Lost in meandering, distracting thoughts while you pray? Here’s a simple suggestion to regain your focus.

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Faith of Queen Elizabeth
Stories of Faith

The Importance of Faith to Queen Elizabeth II

A new book shares how God offers a framework for the life and work of Britain’s longest reigning monarch.

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Writing in a gratitude journey
Life Advice

In a Bad Mood? This Really Helps

A regular gratitude practice can kick a serious case of grumpiness to the curb.

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Knitting as love
Inspiring Stories

Knitting as a Way of Giving Back

How a crafty church group comforts mariners at sea.

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