How do I recover from grief?
June 27th, 2014

How do I recover from grief?

Maria Wolf

In the span of a few days, Dr. Jo Clifford’s life waschanged forever. Her son committed suicide, and she was fired from her jobtwo weeks after that. She went into a closet, shut the door and wept. But something unexpected happened: She met God ...

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What Does Jesus Say About Worry?
June 26th, 2014

What Does Jesus Say About Worry?

Lisa Goetz

Worry. It can be a heavy burden that so many people feelthey must carry alone. Do you have more bills than paycheck? Are the kids struggling?Is someone you love facing a medical challenge? Well, you’re definitely not alone. The AmericanPsychological Association says the top sources of stress in ...

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7 Psalms for When You’re Having a Bad Day
June 10th, 2014

7 Psalms for When You’re Having a Bad Day

Jennica Stevens

We all know what it feels like to wake up on the wrong sideof the bed. Maybe you just spilled coffee on your clothes while you wereheading to work. Or you missed an early-morning meeting because you were stuckin traffic. Or you had a confrontation with a colleague. ...

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Finding Comfort Through Grief
June 6th, 2014

Finding Comfort Through Grief

Jennica Stevens

Fourteen years ago, Beth Hartwell could not imagine that shewould be helping others through their pain. She was still reeling from her own.Her mother—who was the center of Beth’s world--had died, and Beth’s lifesuddenly seemed dark and empty. Her mother had not just been a source of stability ...

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Are Marriage and Family a Woman’s Highest Calling?
June 5th, 2014

Are Marriage and Family a Woman’s Highest Calling?

Maria Wolf

Does every woman in the church need to be married withchildren in order to lead a happy, fulfilling life? Certainly not. But many single women may feel pressure to comply with whatthe church often upholds as an ideal state of womanhood. Kate Wallace is a single ...

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10 Proverbs to Get You Through Your Day
May 30th, 2014

10 Proverbs to Get You Through Your Day

Jennica Stevens

We all need a little wisdom in our lives. Proverbs was written as practical wisdom for the average person. You might say they were written to get the ancient Israelites through the daily grind of life. We, too, need help to get through the daily grind—whether it’s working, ...

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Pouring Pain into the Psalms
May 23rd, 2014

Pouring Pain into the Psalms

Psychiatrist Michael Lyles talks about David and the book ofPsalms, the place where he often pours out his pain. But before these Psalms were set to music, they were seen bythe chief musician - the person who put David’s pain in a different context, namely music, and who ...

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