Helping others

Sam Collier. Photo credit: Rayandra Nairn
Stories of Faith

What Our Faith Calls Us To: Sam Collier

This influential pastor, and author of A Greater Story, seeks to start conversations about race by emphasizing understanding and relationships.

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Lynn Rufing
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

A Visit to a Medical Foster Home for Veterans

Lynn Rufing, a career nurse, shares how she, her husband, and their newly adopted daughters worked to open their home to veterans in need of care.

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Rose McGee, founder of Sweet Potato Comfort Pie
People Helping People

She Bakes Pies to Bring People Comfort

Rose McGee, founder of Sweet Potato Comfort Pie, shares how she was inspired to share her pies in times in racial strife and crisis, when a community is in need of comfort and healing.

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A young woman making a list outside.
Caregiver Stress

5 Tips to Adjust Your Expectations as a Caregiver

You can make life easier by accepting a more realistic version of your role.

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An aging mother in wheelchair converses with her caregiver son.
Advice for Caregivers

Caring for a Parent When Your Relationship Has Been Strained

Whether you assume a hands-on or a backseat role, caregiving may offer an opportunity for healing.

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Jamie Willis runs Canes for Veterans Central Texas. Photo credit: Eric Guel
People Helping People

This Veteran Makes Canes for Other Patriots Using Discarded Wood

Jamie Willis, founder of Canes for Veterans Central Texas, finds a sense of purpose in serving his veteran brothers and sisters.

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A woman waking up in bed during the morning.
Advice for Caregivers

Battling Caregiver Sleep Deprivation: What Can You Do?

When your loved one has dementia, it can make nighttime rocky, but there are ways to improve both your sleep routines.

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A man plays his guitar on his porch for all to enjoy
Music

3 Ways People are Coming Together Through Live Music

These places are tapping the healing power of music to spread cheer and joy during the pandemic.

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Avery Sontheimer; photo courtesy Avery Sontheimer
Living With Cancer

Pawsitive Change: Teen Raises Money for Animal Shelters

Avery Sontheimer would love to have her own shelter. But for now, despite battling cancer, she’s dedicated to helping hundreds of rescues—one gift card at a time.

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Kerith the golden retriever and firefighters
Inspiring Stories

4 Uplifting Stories of People and Animals Coming Together During the Wildfires

Rescues, miracles and comfort dogs demonstrate the healing power behind the human-animal bond.

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