12 Christmas Stress Tips To Get You Through The Holidays

Is That Real?

Dr. Steve gives us some tips on how to chill during the holiday rush – without taking drugs!

Reclaiming Wonder From Above our Small Blue Home

Earth in Hand

We live on a fragile, small planet in a wondrous huge universe. We have to give it the care and respect it needs to sustain us.

Act of Kindness by 3 German Students Surprise Homeless Man

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Grace, Empathy and kindness Make our Day

A Heartbroken Father Reached Out to the Internet for Help and What He Got Back Was Inspiring

A Heartbroken Father Reached Out to the Internet for Help and What He Got Back Was Inspiring

Following the death of his infant daughter, a father reached out online, looking for help with altering a picture, and received back a huge outpouring of kindness and support.

“Most importantly don’t be a coward about breaking up.”

Breaking up

How to Break Up with a girl (From a Guy Who’s Done it Wrong a Few Times)

“I acted like an ass in front of my kids and put them in danger.”

Road Rage

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“Freedom of speech does not mean you have the right not to be offended by what I say”

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This comment by Pete on the post Do We Have to Be Offended By Everything Something interesting in the article that no one has commented on is the assertion that someone being offended is our problem. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say if something I’ve said offends you then yes, […]

Yes to Inner Darkness

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Jacob Winkler realizes acceptance is the key to grace.

Top 5 Lessons Fathers Can Learn from Watching the MLB Playoffs

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The Major League Baseball playoffs are in full swing (no pun intended), and there are dozens of reasons not to miss a single inning.

Confessions of a Believer

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Jason Helveston was always a believer. And for a believer, doubt is perceived as the enemy. Can that enemy be faced with opportunity and grace?

23 Ways to Take Your Character to the Gym

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Could your character use a workout to make it as strong as your body? Vaughn Granier, with some suggestions.

Re-Humanizing Male Support Systems: The 3 a.m. Card

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In our darkest hours, it is important to have an emergency support system, and though it can be hard, sometimes we need to be able to let go of our pride and let in those closest to us.

Tough Guy

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Mike O’Shea was a physically powerful and courageous man, but what made him a hero to his lifelong friend, Andrew Cotto, was his capacity for love.

How to Become a Warrior

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The warrior is sensitive enough to discern truth, and has the courage to stand up for it.

About My Sentence

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Spoon Jackson, who has served 34 years of a life sentence in prison, faces the reality of his fate.

“He just fastened the snaps on the left shoulder of my gown for me. Like a blond angel in green scrubs sent from some heavenly place.”

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This comment was from Leia on the post “How to Deal With a Psycho Bitch from Hell.” A post filled with many an angry comment, but then, some comments filled with…grace.