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How to Move Through the Hard Parts

Amy Crumpton | Posted 08.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

photo at stocksnap.io by Chelsea Francis It was a Thursday morning at 5:00 a.m. I drug myself out of bed and headed toward the kitchen to make a cup...

Sherri Shepherd Takes Us On A Journey Of Faith And Food

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.10.2015 | Religion

Eating delicious food is something actress Sherri Shepherd compares to "a religious experience." When the dish is particularly delectable, she says, ...

The Litmus Test of Your Spirituality During Crisis

Chris Mayya | Posted 08.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Chris Mayya

In my years of being a friend and coach to Maria, her voice had never sounded as serious and grave as it did, on this one morning when she called me. ...

5 Steps to Turn Suffering Into Blessing

Jennie Lee | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennie Lee

The process of personal growth is a type of alchemy. If engaged with consciously, it is possible to transform the pain of life into great strength. ...

How a Sidewalk Rest Stop Can Elevate Your Life

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 08.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

I tried running one summer a few years back. I hadn't run in decades. Running hurts me. I don't get a high or lean thighs. My friend Kelley invited m...

Unify the Church

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 08.07.2015 | Religion
Jeremy Affeldt

If we follow the commandment to love the Lord our God with all our heart, mind, soul, and strength by loving our neighbor as ourselves, then we will unify the church. We are one church. We are the body of Christ, and we have one calling. We are called to love.

Arian Foster Breaks Ground By Admitting He Doesn’t Believe In God

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.06.2015 | Sports

  Arian Foster went to college in Tennessee and now plays for the Houston Texans. He's surrounded by the bible belt. And yet, the runni...

Heaven Through a Child's Eyes

Pamela Boccia | Posted 08.06.2015 | Parents
Pamela Boccia

My children have been blessed to know many of their great-grandparents. Such a blessing also means they have experienced the loss of five close relatives, with three passing away this year.

Black Lives Matter: A Call to Conscience

Rev. John H. Vaughn | Posted 08.05.2015 | Religion
Rev. John H. Vaughn

Sam Dubose. Sandra Bland. Freddie Gray. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. These names are now a part of the rallying cry of the Black Lives Matter movement. Not famous for their lives. Tragically, they are famous only in wrongful death.

Are You Always In a Rush When You Part?

Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha | Posted 08.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha

Couple of days back, I was traveling back from our factory which is about 25 miles away. It was raining excessively and zero visibility. Our car swerv...

Parental Advice and Climbing to the Top

Catherine Nagle | Posted 08.03.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

It's most important to keep your heart, mind, and soul open in love and appreciation to those who have led by example to help you do your best for your own family. Perhaps our own children will remember this security and love, giving them the solid foundation that will help them break new ground in their own future family life.

A Person of Faith for Hillary Clinton

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 08.03.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

As a father of two young girls, who wonder aloud why their nation has never seen fit to entrust the presidency to a women, I recognize the historic important of Clinton's candidacy.

Beauty of Belonging

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 08.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

If we think of beauty as the heart rejoicing in what it senses and feels, then there can be a vast amount of beauty in our experience of authentic bel...

Why Some Feminists Refuse To Give Up On Their Faith

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.01.2015 | Religion

(RNS) In the moments before Jennifer Zobair converted to Islam, she had one pressing question for the imam, about a verse in the Quran that seeme...

Rinkins Report: Noted Author and Speaker Touts Faith-Fueled Leadership

Zach Rinkins | Posted 07.31.2015 | Good News
Zach Rinkins

In an increasingly diverse and competitive economic climate the demand for growth and results is insatiable and unwavering. Noted author and speaker Joshua Fredenburg travels the country training corporate and college audiences on the skills necessary to consistently create value through faith-fueled leadership.

The Charleston Tragedy: A Conversation on Faith and Forgiveness

Katharine Rose | Posted 07.30.2015 | Religion
Katharine Rose

The ability of the Charlestonians and the affected family members to so readily forgive their perpetrator is not an indication of an apathetic people, nor does it signal the ease with which one is able to forgive. Rather, it is a manifestation of how strong their faith really is.

I Once Was Lost, But Now Am Found. Was Blind, But Then I Came Out!

Jordan Reeves | Posted 07.30.2015 | Gay Voices
Jordan Reeves

I was more than a blind follower or a casual experimenter in faith. I was a deep-seated convert and a wholehearted zealot -- I was a disciple of Jesus Christ.

Angels

Denise Geelhart | Posted 07.30.2015 | Religion
Denise Geelhart

Not only do I believe in angels, but I'm also sure angels saved my life. They helped my faith journey change from one of confusion to one of clarity.

A Vocational Selfie: The Discernment Deck

Wayne Meisel | Posted 07.29.2015 | College
Wayne Meisel

Vocational discernment is about doing your homework and figuring out what is out there and what is not. It's about listening to your heart instead of the voices of others when deciding what to do. It's about deciding to explore and try and not worry about saving face or what others might think.

Scott Conroy

Huckabee: 'God Is Much More Real To Me Than The Clouds'

HuffingtonPost.com | Scott Conroy | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

FLORENCE, S.C. -- It’s no secret that Mike Huckabee is a religious man. An ordained Baptist minister, the former Arkansas governor has worn his ...

A Cry Out For Help: Bobbi Kristina's Passing Mirrors What Her Mother Feared Most

LuxEco Living | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment
LuxEco Living

Death at an early age is a tragedy especially if it could have been prevented. Whitney and Bobbi shared more than an umbilical connection. The two were linked through faith but faith alone could not save them.

Making a Change: Bishop T.D. Jakes' 10-year Initiative for Re-entry

Alisha L. Gordon | Posted 07.27.2015 | Religion
Alisha L. Gordon

"They don't judge you. The program offers you a feeling of hope. The program taught me what it meant to forgive. If you want people to bless you and move forward despite your past, you have to learn to do that for others."

Dena Hobbs Talks Honestly on Faith and Anxiety

Monica Stevens-Kirby | Posted 07.22.2015 | Religion
Monica Stevens-Kirby

Dena Hobbs is a minister, mother, wife, volunteer, yoga instructor and writer. I sat down to interview her about anxiety, a subject she and her husband, Jason, are committed to addressing with faith, love and candor.

What Happens When We Put Empathy Into Practice?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

'It's Because You Left Me ... ' When Trocme was 10 years old, he was in a car accident. His father drove too fast, the car spun ...

Dealing With Death: When Does the "Easier" Part Start?

Jessica Denis | Posted 07.20.2015 | Women
Jessica Denis

So, when does the easier start? We are approaching two years since his death and while the haze and fog may have lifted and I may have done the work to find myself again, it isn't any easier. I still drive by his old house, now with a new owner. It will always be his house.