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Focused on prayer
How to Pray

What if Your Mind Wanders in Prayer?

Lost in meandering, distracting thoughts while you pray? Here’s a simple suggestion to regain your focus.

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Faith of Queen Elizabeth
Stories of Faith

The Importance of Faith to Queen Elizabeth II

A new book shares how God offers a framework for the life and work of Britain’s longest reigning monarch.

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Writing in a gratitude journey
Life Advice

In a Bad Mood? This Really Helps

A regular gratitude practice can kick a serious case of grumpiness to the curb.

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Knitting as love
Inspiring Stories

Knitting as a Way of Giving Back

How a crafty church group comforts mariners at sea.

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Couple praying
How to Pray

When It Comes to Infertility, How to Pray?

If you or someone you know is struggling to have a child, here are some ways to pray.

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How to prevent a stroke
Living Longer, Living Better

Stroke: 4 Key Questions to Ask Your Doctor

The answers to these can help you and your doctor create the best strategy for a healthy heart.

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Thomas Merton's revelation
Stories of Faith

Finding God in the Most Surprising Place

Where Trappist monk Thomas Merton had an unexpected revelation.

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Prayers for an elderly mom
Family Caregiving

How to Pray for an Aging Parent

Six simple prayers to lift your parents up. 

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A rich prayer life
How to Pray

4 Short and Simple Prayers to Make Your Life Better

The book May It Be So, offers prayers that are succinct, thoughtful and fulfilling.

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Learning about Yom Kippur
How to Pray

Yom Kippur—A Good Way to Get a Fresh Start

The holiest day in Judaism offers everyone guidance for seeking forgiveness.

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