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Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday
Power of Prayer

Love, Mortality and Lent

On Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday, a reminder that the most important thing we can do while we’re on earth is to love generously, passionately, unselfishly.

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Snow day
Stories of Faith

Thank God for Snow Days

Heavenly reminders of God’s magnificent paint brush, transforming a gray winter day.

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Unnamed women of the Bible
Stories of Faith

5 Unnamed Women of the Bible

Often the women who appear in the Bible are unnamed. Yet they are unforgettable.

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Lost wallet and keys
How to Pray

A Prayer for Lost Things

As we pray for things lost, let's rejoice in things discovered.

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Banish winter gloom
Positive Living

5 Ways to Banish Winter Gloom

In the middle of all the snow and slush and mud, there are signs of hope. Here’s how to see them.

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Praying for others
Power of Prayer

How to Pray for Others

Tips for storming the heavens on behalf of those you love.

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Three wise men
Faith and Prayer

Did Gift Wrapping Start with the Wise Men?

During Epiphany, we remember that the three wise men were the season’s first gift givers. 

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Feast of the Holy Innocents
Power of Prayer

Why Feast of the Holy Innocents Matters Today

It only takes a moment to pray for innocent victims everywhere and ask for justice, love and peace.

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Bread of life
People Helping People

Advent: The Bread of Life

Help, hope, comfort, reassurance, food for the long journey of life.

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Christmas cards
Inspiring Stories

Why Christmas Cards Are Really Advent Cards

They’re full of hope and the promise of God’s coming on Earth.

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