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Doug Lyman; Photo credit: GABRIELLA MARKS

5 Tips for Managing Your Finances in 2021

This monk-turned-money manager offers spiritually-sound advice for getting ahead—even in tough times.

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7 Ways to Boost Your Positive Self-Talk This Year

What is positive self-talk and how can it improve your mood, relationships and overall confidence in 2021?

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How to Be Patient During the Vaccine Rollout

Six things to keep in mind as you cultivate patience and humility during this waiting period.

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5 Things to Look Forward to in the New Year

January is a powerful time to remember that the year ahead will hold long sunny days, new movies and TV shows and summer’s first tomato!

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Colleen Radke and daughter Wynn; photo courtesy Colleen Radke

Waterfalls and Mother Nature Restored the Spirits of a Mom and Daughter

Colleen Radke shares how a difficult divorce and the trials brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic inspired her to get back to nature with her five-year-old daughter.

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5 Guideposts Resources to Help You Start the New Year Right

Fill your 2021 with faith, hope, and prayer—and cute animals—with these inspiring planners and daily devotionals.

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22 Classic Movies to Watch in January on TCM

There's no better reason than the wintry winds of January to curl up on the couch and enjoy these 22 films airing on Turner Classic Movies in January 2021.

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How to Bring Flexibility into the New Year

We know our hearts can bend, because they already have.

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How to Make a Resolution After an Uncertain Year

Let the instability of the year that was strengthen your dedication to what comes next.

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An artist's rendering of sewing materials; Illustration by Miyuki Sakai

Her Care Packages Comforted These Vietnam Veterans on Valentine’s Day

A Vietnam vet struggling with addiction was inspired by a simple gift of sewing kits.

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An artist's rendering of an angel hugging a home; Illustration by Amanda Lima

A Mysterious Trinket Reminded Her That Angels Surrounded Her

She felt very alone after her husband passed away. Then she realized that support was always available.  

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An artist's rendering of an angel with a red glove; Illustration by Victoria Borges

This Heaven-Sent Red Glove Reassured Her That She Was Not Alone

Her anxiety about multiple situations threatened to overwhelm her. Then she prayed and asked God for a sign.

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