Encouragement

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Pets

Life After Covid—Hope on the Horizon

Isolation has been tough. God made us social creatures, dogs and people alike.

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Daily Devotions

Understanding

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God's Grace

A Mysterious Note of Encouragement From a Child Gave Her Hope

Her son was struggling with alcohol addiction; the message reminded her that he was in God’s hands.

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Overcoming negativity bias
Positive Living

How to Overcome the ‘Negativity Bias’

You’re not stuck in a half-empty glass if you recognize and work with your most challenging impulses.

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Reassuring a family member
Positive Living

Managing ‘What If I Get Covid?’ Anxiety

How families can keep worry in its place during the pandemic

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Bible verses for grief
How to Pray

6 Bible Verses to Comfort the Grieving

Over the holidays, many of us will struggle with losses from the past year. Here are passages of Scripture to ease your way through grief.

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Prayers for volunteers
People Helping People

7 Bible Verses for Those Who Volunteer

Scripture to energize and encourage those in whatever service they give.

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The power of humor
Positive Living

How Humor Makes a Positive Difference, Especially Now

Lean on your funny bone, and you’ll learn that it’s actually your superpower.

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Singer-songwriter Kari Jobe. Photo credit: Cameron Powell Studio
Music

How a Divinely-Timed Song Became an Anthem During the Pandemic

When Christian singer Kari Jobe and others wrote “The Blessing”, they didn’t realize the huge impact it would have.

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How to Pray

What to Do When Your Prayer Practice Is Stuck

Sometimes heaven seems closed. Your prayers go nowhere. Try these tips for a spiritual reboot.

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