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Jimmy Stewart, Hollywood's "It's a Wonderful Life" Archangel

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment
Bonni Brodnick

During the Blizzard of 2016, my better half and I had plenty of hours to watch, debate, discuss and bicker about movies. We cast our own in-house vot...

How I Stopped My Fear Addiction

Brian Whetten | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Brian Whetten

I invite you to turn this into a practice: love your fears, focus on the positive, take a leap, connect to some of the many things you have to be grateful for - and watch how your life changes as you do.

Tea in the Garden of Unconditional Love

Padma Gordon | Posted 01.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Padma Gordon

It is a blustery, warm, rainbow-filled day and I welcome a moment for quiet reflection to explore more fully what it means to stay present as spirit ...

5 Things Your Kids Will Always Remember About You

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.08.2016 | Parents
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Every moment is another chance to make a memory, and whether or not we realize it, we're creating good or bad memories every day, while indifferent moments just fade away. We all have regrets. It's never too late to make an unforgettable impact.

Thanking My Wife

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 01.06.2016 | Sports
Jeremy Affeldt

It wasn't just me retiring. We retired. Baseball was our job. We did it as a team, and there was no other way it could have worked. I might have been the one on the field. I might have been the face of our family in the game and in the community. But we did it -- me, my wife, and our children -- as a team.

Story of the Year

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 01.05.2016 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

Where were you a year ago? Were you better off? Worse off? In a different city, a different country? Not yet in a relationship, about to be a parent, ...

True Grit, Grace and Gratitude

Laura Berger | Posted 12.29.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

I hear the foremost occupants of the c-suite open the kimono to their thoughts for hours every day--enough to cherry-pick the most essential qualities that mark the true greats in leadership.

Prepare For Impact

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 12.22.2015 | San Francisco
Jeremy Affeldt

I haven't finished telling you just how grateful I am for the Giants community relations people. I started telling you last time, about the way they got to know my heart and match me with ideal opportunities.

10 Prayers for the New Year

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 12.21.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

We all need a little inspiration as we approach the New Year. Following is a series of short prayers based on Jewish wisdom and tradition. 1. Looki...

The Startling Truth About Being A Mom During The Holidays

Galit Breen | Posted 12.18.2015 | Parents
Galit Breen

This is my A-game. A day late, a penny short, a little frosting on the back of that card.

Learning About Gratitude at Thistle Farms

Tajci Cameron | Posted 11.25.2015 | Impact
Tajci Cameron

Gratitude activates Grace in our lives. Grace brings the awareness of Love always present, always free. Unconditional, non-judgmental Love that...

Mojo

Michael Neill | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

In other words, our "mojo" can't be taken from us because it isn't a thing -- It's a description of the feeling we get when we are aware of the intelligence and energy of the universe running through us.

Inspired by Dreams

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 11.24.2015 | San Francisco
Jeremy Affeldt

I have so much to be grateful for today. One of the ways I can show my gratitude is to use this incredible moment to inspire you to dream the biggest dream you possibly can, and then work for it.

Christian Truth, Muscular Hospitality, and the Reception of Refugees

Henry G. Brinton | Posted 11.23.2015 | Religion
Henry G. Brinton

Truth can be hard to find, although the search has been going on for thousands of years. "Truth lies wrapped up and hidden in the depths," said Seneca...

The Grace of Gratitude, Vol. 2

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

Gratitude transforms what we have into more than enough. It's a shift from getting to treasuring. It's a mental, physical, and emotional aligning wi...

Theology in the Hands of Racist Colonialists

Craig Luekens | Posted 11.06.2015 | Religion
Craig Luekens

I know that the Church has committed untold amounts of suffering and evil in the name of Christ. (There is no religion, philosophy, or worldview, for that matter, that hasn't, all to greater or lesser degrees of distortion).

How To Live And Move With Amazing Grace

Religion News Service | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.31.2015 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS)  Sarah Kaufman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning dance critic for The Washington Post, has long written about movement — wh...

Whose Thoughts Are They, Anyway?

Michael Neill | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

One of my guilty pleasures in life is losing myself in spy thrillers. I love reading them, watching movies about them, and even following TV shows bas...

The One Choice You Need to Make Today -- and Every Day -- to Live the Life You Were Born to Live

Julie Cantrell | Posted 10.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Julie Cantrell

Tragedy, betrayal, abandonment, abuse, financial ruin, and illness? I've survived it all. And I refuse to let any of this harden me. I am here to love and be loved with an open and humble heart. And so are you.

Devotion in Motion

Miriam Ava | Posted 10.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

Dedicate your day to something bigger than normal, better than average, brighter than ordinary. Trudging through life, going through the motions, ha...

Autumn Grace: A Beautifully Imperfect Life

Calvalyn Day | Posted 10.22.2015 | Good News
Calvalyn Day

Today, as I reflect on being divinely chosen to be the mother to my four gifts from God, on the day that commemorates my move from child to mother, I am eternally grateful for God's grace and for our first born expression of it that we call Autumn.

Sinner, Savior, or Both: Reflections on Jesus, Salvation, and Phyllis Tickle's Memorial Service

Eric Elnes | Posted 10.20.2015 | Religion
Eric Elnes

Most Christians claim that Jesus cannot be both sinner and savior. Yet when Jesus was baptized in the Jordan River, Luke tells us plainly that this baptism was for "repentance for the forgiveness of sins." Why would someone without sin undergo a baptism of repentance?

Learning Through Loss To Beat The Odds

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.09.2015 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Elijah is an inspiring example to other young people--and all of us--of resilience, grace, and the ability to beat the odds.

Are You Giving Up Too Soon?

Gabriella Taylor | Posted 10.07.2015 | Women
Gabriella Taylor

You know those amazing moments in life that seem to defy the laws and limitations of this world? The choices you make that significantly change the course of your life, yet started out as a gut feeling?

The Fourth Principle

Michael Neill | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

When we think of our selves as fixed, unchanging entities, we then seek to act in alignment with that self-concept and are troubled when we don't.