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Family photo as prayer

How a Family Photo Inspires Prayer

Documenting a wonderfully vital, creative, happy family–and feeling gratitude to God.

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Breathe a prayer

Breathe a Prayer

Why prayer doesn’t have to be hard. It can be as simple as breathing.

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How not avoiding suffering can lead to spiritual growth.

What Makes for Spiritual Growth?

When you stick through the darkest hours in life, you will eventually see the dawn.

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The perfect song for a wedding

The Perfect Wedding Song

Pick a song that says what you believe. It will be your road map for years to come.

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Why you should ask people to pray for you.

Why Say “Pray for Me?”

We’re not meant to be alone in our most vulnerable times. We should never be scared of sharing that.

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Wedding bells

Prayers for a Son's Marriage Proposal

These parents longed for their son to find lasting love; would an Easter marriage proposal be the answer to their prayers?

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The hope beyond Holy Saturday

The Hope Beyond Holy Saturday

For the disciples, the Saturday after Good Friday was a day of mourning. How could they know that something good would happen next?

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Where do you pray?

Find Your Place to Pray

How to find your “private room,” even in the middle of a crowded subway.

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7 ways to pray without ceasing

7 Ways to Pray Without Ceasing

You don’t always have to be on your knees, head bowed, eyes closed.

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Encourage someone this Lent.

Encourage Someone for Lent

How a timely smile keeps a tired jogger going each morning

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