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Thomas Merton's revelation
Stories of Faith

Finding God in the Most Surprising Place

Where Trappist monk Thomas Merton had an unexpected revelation.

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Prayers for an elderly mom
Family Caregiving

How to Pray for an Aging Parent

Six simple prayers to lift your parents up. 

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A rich prayer life
How to Pray

4 Short and Simple Prayers to Make Your Life Better

The book May It Be So, offers prayers that are succinct, thoughtful and fulfilling.

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Learning about Yom Kippur
How to Pray

Yom Kippur—A Good Way to Get a Fresh Start

The holiest day in Judaism offers everyone guidance for seeking forgiveness.

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Why pray daily?
Prayer Stories

Why Should I Pray Every Day?

Here are five reasons why it’s important to keep your connection to God fresh and vibrant.

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Left to right, Jorge Jarrin, Rick Hamlin, Jaime Jarrin
Friends

An Unlikely Gift from Dodger Broadcaster Jorge Jarrin

How he paved the way to self-discovery for a childhood buddy.

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God speaks to us in our dreams.
Inspiring Stories

Does God Speak to You in Your Dreams?

Priest and Jungian analyst John Sanford offers seven ways God may be communicating through nighttime visions. 

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We return to the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey for the sixth and final season of this internationally acclaimed hit drama series.
Movies and TV

Julian Fellowes: The Inspiring Creator of Downton Abbey

A surprising journey to success and some personal connections along the way.

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Reading Thomas Traherne
Stories of Faith

What Can You Learn from a 17th Century Clergyman?

Thomas Traherne's writings in Centuries of Meditations are packed with spiritual wisdom.

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Pray like Saint Augustine
How to Pray

3 Ways to Pray Like a Saint

Though he died nearly 1600 years ago, Saint Augustine’s thoughts on prayer still ring true today.

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