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Official Rose Parade float at the 128th Tournament Of Roses Jan. 2, 2017.
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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Couple praying
How to Pray

When It Comes to Infertility, How to Pray?

If you or someone you know is struggling to have a child, here are some ways to pray.

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How to prevent a stroke
Living Longer, Living Better

Stroke: 4 Key Questions to Ask Your Doctor

The answers to these can help you and your doctor create the best strategy for a healthy heart.

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