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Traveling Mercies

How a kind hotel employee came to the rescue for a traveler far from home

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Nelson Mandela
Stories of Hope

How Nelson Mandela Found Hope

During the South African leader’s 27 years in prison, he was inspired by the writings of Norman Vincent Peale.

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Angels
Prayer Stories

Seeing Angels

The 18th-century theological thinker Swedenborg offers a lovely lesson in prayer.

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Questions that Jesus asked
How to Pray

5 Questions That Jesus Asked

Consider these Bible verse to help you grow in prayer.

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Woman praying
How to Pray

3 Tips on Prayer for Amateurs (Like Me)

You don’t have to be an expert to know how to pray. Just do it out of love—that’s at the heart of it.

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Grant's Tomb
Stories of Hope

Who’s Buried in Grant’s Tomb?

Musings on the Civil War general's final resting place in New York City overlooking the Hudson River.

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Heavenly Bodies at the Cloisters
Stories of Faith

Dresses at the Cloisters—Bringing Holy Art Alive

In a Met Museum exhibit, top-end designers like Dior, Chanel, Galliano and Balenciaga seem to gaze up at God.

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The wonders of the Bible
Inspiring Stories

The Wonders of the Bible

What a rich collection of stories, poems, laws, history, theology, wisdom–all of it about God moving in the world.

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Premonition dream
Inspiring Stories

What Could His Strange Premonition Mean?

A very clear pre-dawn dream, left in God’s hands, turns out to be true.

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Bishop Michael Curry to speak at Royal Wedding
Marriage

The American Preacher at the Royal Wedding

In an inspired choice, Bishop Michael Curry to speak at wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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