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A prayer for healing
How to Pray

A Reassuring Prayer for Those Who Are Ill

Words from the 14th century’s Julian of Norwich offer comfort and hope.

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Wash your hands with prayer
Health and Wellness

How to Wash Your Hands with Prayer and Song

If you’re tired of singing “Happy Birthday” twice, here are some alternate spiritual options. 

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How to worry less
Life Advice

How to Worry Less and Trust God More

If you’re in overdrive worrying about current events, here are some tips for reining in the anxiety.

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Finding peace during Lent
Prayer Stories

4 New Ways to Fast During Lent

What does it mean to step into the wilderness for 40 days, just like Jesus did?

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A song of love for a mom
How to Pray

A Surprising Song at a Mom’s Funeral

To sing is to pray twice, even with a tune from a beloved movie musical.

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Praying for success
How to Pray

Rebekah of the Bible: An Answered Prayer for Success

A surprise encounter offers insights for how to pray for a good day.

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Reading about Sarah of the Bible
Answered Prayers

Sarah of the Bible: When God Makes You Laugh

An example of what can happen when we open ourselves up to God's presence. 

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The Hamlin family
Answered Prayers

An Answered Prayer at a Mother’s Death

A longtime prayer request shared by a mother and son is granted.

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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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