Coronavirus

Edward and Gracie in the woods
How to Pray

Finding the Antidote to Vaccine Frustration

After waiting in the bitter cold for a vaccine that didn’t arrive, this prayer proved the better option to blame and anger.

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Rosa Parks in Montgomery, Alabama
Inspiring Stories

What Does It Take to Be a Person of Courage?

We don’t have to be among the powerful and mighty to commit a courageous act.

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Henry Fonda, Jack Klugman and the other jurors from 12 Angry Men
Movies and TV

21 Classic Movies to Watch in February on TCM

Frigid February nights call for a cozy throw, a comfy couch and these 21 films airing on Turner Classic Movies in February 2021.

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Opera singers Dimitri Pittas& Leah Edwards with pianist Chee-Hang See; photo courtesy Holy City Arts
Stories of Hope

The Healing Power of Music During a Pandemic

From a pair of opera singers in South Carolina to a Mariachi band in Texas, meet the musicians who refused to let the music die.

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A grocery worker bagging items; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Gold Star Service

She showed her appreciation for this essential worker’s service with golden rewards.

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Decorated rocks with mesages of hope; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Rock On

These messages of hope helped her daughters feel closer to loved ones in Texas and Scotland.

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Power of forgiveness
Power of Prayer

3 Ways to Pray for the Power to Forgive

Forgiveness takes work. Here’s how we, with God’s help, can make it happen.

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The power of solitude
Power of Prayer

What Jesus Said About the Importance of Solitude

Six examples from the Bible about finding perspective and power from spending some time alone

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Emotional warmth in winter
Positive Living

The Importance of Warmth—And Staying Connected

Research shows a link between feelings of loneliness and physical cold. Here’s why, as well as four ways to bring more warmth—physically and emotionally—into your life.

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An elderly couple doing an at-home virtual exercise; Getty Images
Aging Parents

4 Ways to Keep Your Loved One Active When It’s Cold Outside

The weather may be frightful but fun indoor tasks can get the mind and body moving.

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