Grace

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Positive Thinking

How to Start Appreciating How You Look

In this excerpt from The Self-Love Experiment, author Shannon Kaiser shares how to appreciate your body.

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Waking up in the night to a strange smell
God's Grace

Could a Mysterious Smell Be a Sign of Something Spiritual?

Was the smell of burning wood chips just a figment of my imagination? Or something spiritual?

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Gratitude for safety
God's Grace

Gratitude for Safety

A friend's close encounter with a poisonous snake prompts reflection.

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A daughter supports a mother at church.
Inspiring Stories

A Stunningly Beautiful Gesture in Church

Witnessing the tenderness of support between a disabled mother and her daughter at the communion rail.

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Don't carry guilt. Ask God's forgiveness.
Power of Prayer

Don’t Live with Guilt; You Are Forgiven

We are forgiven the instant we turn to God. If we confess our sins, there is no need to punish ourselves.

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Shawnelle's son getting scrubbed clean!
Family

March Mud and Spiritual Cleanliness

He sees my grit. He sees my grime. And He washes me with mercy ‘til the water runs clean with grace.

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Isaiah celebrates a birthday. Photo by Shawnelle Eliasen.
Family

A Celebrating Home

Good grades, when braces come off, birthdays and basketball games–but most of all, the grace of God.

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