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Study Reveals the Upside of Stress

In 1975, Salvatore Maddi, a psychologist at the University of Chicago, began to study the long-term impact of stress on employees at the Illinois Bell ...


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Finding Christ's Presence in Cancer

On his 39th birthday, poet Christian Wiman was diagnosed with an incurable form of blood cancer. He wrote frankly about the agonizing effects of his illness ...


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Jimmy Carter Feels 'At Ease' with Cancer Diagnosis

When Jimmy Carter was told that doctors had discovered cancer on his liver and brain, the former president did not react with fear, despair, or even disappointment. ...


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TV Show Parenthood: How not to Deal with Suffering

A 2012 episode of the TV show Parenthood titled "Everything Is Not OK" focused on a character named Kristina Braverman who has been diagnosed with breast ...


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Finding Joy in Trying Circumstances

In his book Hope Is Contagious, Ken Hutcherson shares a moment from his personal life that illustrates well the ability to foster joy in the midst of ...


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Pastor Healed of Prostate Cancer

One of the most remarkable and well-attested physical healings of someone happened to a pastor named Kenneth Wallace. He was the presbyter of the area ...


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Suffering Man Finds Reason to Live

God created humans to live a life of love. In an article in Fast Company magazine that confirmed this truth that we were made to live for others. The ...


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Journalist Tony Snow on the Art of Being Sick

The art of being sick is not the same as the art of getting well. Some cancer patients recover; some don't. But the ordeal of facing your mortality ...


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Tony Snow on God's Plan

Tony Snow, former press secretary for President George W. Bush, has been battling cancer, off and on, since early 2005. When asked what spiritual lessons ...


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Lives of 95 Percent Boredom, 5 percent Terror

I saw a troubling quote today. I was reading a news story about an NYPD detective named James Zadroga who had died from lung problems. Following 9/11, ...


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