Father

Whether he's Daddy, Dad, Pop, Papa, or simply a father figure, your father is an influential person in your life, the man who helped give you your life and who has the power to set you on your life's path.
Capt. Wendy Lawrence and father Vice Admiral William Lawrence; photo courtesy Wendy Lawrence
Military Families

This Pioneering Astronaut Looked Up to Her War-Hero Dad

Growing up she barely knew her father. But his unshakeable faith through unspeakably tough times inspired her to reach for the stars.

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Actress Nikki DeLoach; photo: Paul Archuleta/Getty Images
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

A Caregiving Q&A with Nikki DeLoach

Her Hallmark movies end happily ever after. How this actress finds hope in the real-life story of her father’s dementia

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Rick Hamlin with his father's Bible; photo by Jim Anness
Power of Prayer

A Handwritten Prayer Gave Him a Deeper Understanding of His Late Father

He thought he knew his father well: his devotion to family, his solid faith. A slip of paper in a forgotten Bible revealed more.

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Beth and her father; photo courtesy Beth Gormong
Aging Parents

How Could She Best Care for Her Widowed Father During the Pandemic?

They made a new guest suite for him. But was he ready to give up his independence?

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God's Grace

A Sign This Nursing Home Was Meant to Be

A family is reassured that they made the right choice for Dad.

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An artist's depiction of an angel enveloping a woman with her wings; Illustration by Andrea Cobb
Angels

An Angel Gave Her the Strength to Move Forward

In the hospital after a terrible accident, she experienced divine intervention that gave her the will to live.

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Positive Living

The Positive Power of a Weekly Food Routine

Making or buying a meaningful food is a way to mark time and reconnect with yourself.

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Rebekah and a photo of her father; Photo courtesy: Rebekah Weaver
God's Grace

How Her Father’s Signature Voice Saved Her Home

The unique song from her Dad was a sign from above that saved her from a potential disaster.

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Rejoice for the New Year
How to Pray

Make ‘Rejoice’ Your New Year’s Prayer

Even after the year we’ve had, there are still reasons to express joy.

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How to find Christmas Peace
Power of Prayer

How to Find Peace This Christmas

The inspiring story behind the hymn, “It Is Well With My Soul”

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