Man praying

4 One-Word Prayers

These open-ended prayers offer unexpected blessings from God.

Kitty Snyder serenades shelter dogs and cats.

Singer Kitty Snyder Shares Her Music with Shelter Animals

Listen as Kitty Snyder brings comfort and companionship to dogs and cats in an animal shelter through her music.

Summer tomato salad

3 Easy Ways to Enjoy Summer Tomatoes

There’s no shortage of ways to savor these summer beauties.

Legendary musician Aretha Franklin

Remembering Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul

Writer Brooke Obie remembers interviewing iconic singer and activist Aretha Franklin in 2013.

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The Good ‘Cat’ Samaritans

The kind deeds of two neighborhood ladies who care for hungry kitties.


A Healthy Way to Listen to Your ‘Inner Critic’

Heard with the right attitude, that self-critical voice can be a positive motivator.

Cat and chicken huddle together during fire

A Cat and a Chicken Help Each Other Survive California Wildfire

While the fire raged, two creatures found comfort in each other.

Dealing with pain

7 Tools for Living with Chronic Pain

An example of how faith and prayer helps one woman get through her days.

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Acts of Kindness That Only God Sees

Simple, thoughtful acts that make the world a little bit better.

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What to Do When You Can’t Pray

There are countless ways to connect with the goodness of God in this world.