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Positive Living

The Unexpected Pleasure of Writing a Note by Hand

Handwriting can feel like a lost art in our tech-heavy times. But putting pen to paper has positive and pleasurable benefits.

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Movies and TV

31 Classic Movies to Watch in April on TCM

We've picked one offering for each day during TCM's 31 Days of Oscar that we think you'll enjoy in April 2021.

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Prayer Stories

4 Traditional Ways to Observe Good Friday at Home

Eat hot cross buns, make a delicious fish dish, pray the Stations of the Cross and be part of a special Day of Prayer.

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Beth and her father; photo courtesy Beth Gormong
Aging Parents

How Could She Best Care for Her Widowed Father During the Pandemic?

They made a new guest suite for him. But was he ready to give up his independence?

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Marriage

Spending Every Day Together During Quarantine Eased Her Mind

They had been married for 38 years. But only two weeks into lockdown, she wondered if they’d make it to 39.

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An illustration of two frontline workers holding a tray of cookies; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Sweet Thanks

Their thoughtful initiative highlighted their appreciation to healthcare workers and evolved into Cookies for Caregivers.

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A mailbox with a riddle; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: A Riddle Day

Her riddles helped others connect with loved ones and neighbors safely during the pandemic.

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Power of Prayer

How to Hold the Promise of Easter Forever

There’s always hope of new life—not just on one Sunday in spring but day after day after day.

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Stories of Hope

How Passover Helps Us Emerge from Life’s ‘Narrow Straits’

Coming through a tight place into the openness of freedom is a story for the ages—and for our time.

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Positive Living

Could Kindness Be the Next Pandemic?

Exploring the possibility of a lasting blessing from a tragic year.

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