Life Advice

We rarely need meaningful life advice more than when we are coping with grief, but we can benefit from advice at many times in our lives. Tips on how to manage stress or be your best self can reignite your life purpose, from refreshing your work life to improving relationships to fostering confidence and self-esteem.

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They Took Direct Flights to Heaven

Our blogger recalls how his mother and a beloved parishioner both died quickly and peacefully.

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What a Dog Can Teach Us About Forgiveness

Nursing a grudge is not good for friendship, much less a strong faith.

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Inspiring Words to Help You Work Through a Challenge

If you don’t know where to start or how to keep going, these tips will help.

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7 Daily Habits to Reach Your God-Sized Goals

In his new book Win the Day, pastor and best-selling author Mark Batterson shares how to stress less—and make the most of each day.  

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3 Mysterious Testimonials of Illuminating Light

In their darkest hours, divine mystery brightened their path forward.

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Spring Forward: 7 Tips to Help You Adjust to Daylight Savings Time

Follow these simple steps to help your body and mind adjust to the time change.

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How to Cope With Medical Debt

A nurse shares hard-earned lessons after years of financial struggle due to chronic illness.

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6 Ways Animal Lovers Can Celebrate Earth Day

Follow these tips to protect our planet and all its creatures. 

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DIY Organizing Hacks for When You’re on a Budget

These 15 regular household items can keep you organized and clutter-free.

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Building Bridges Within the Communities They Serve

Building Community, a nationwide program—created by a Connecticut police chaplain—brings neighborhoods together through police-led projects and events.

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5 Life Lessons Learned from Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes

These Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks can teach us all a lot about determination, taking the high road and other ways to win at life. 

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Why It's Important to Validate Someone's Feelings

Being seen in a moment of pain helps us to heal and return to a place of peace and calm.

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5 Reasons to Stick with a Paper Planner

Writing things down not only helps you reach your goals and remember more, but can also keep you inspired all year long.

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How a Divine Calling Brings Life Purpose

Doctors, pastors, and writers alike weigh in on this heaven-sent sense of direction.

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