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Solzhenitsyn Finds Strength to Go On

There's a great story about Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Russian writer who spent years in a Siberian prison. At one point he had become completely ...


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Bruce Springsteen Reckons with Mortality

Creating the character called “Bruce Springsteen” has been a 50-year project for Bruce Springsteen, and an immensely successful one. But at ...


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Preventing Suicide

Suicide has been in the news a lot lately. And unfortunately, many of us Christians don't know how to respond in a healthy way to issues of potential ...


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Stop Being Ashamed of Weakness

Ian Marcus Corbin from Harvard Medical School has interviewed numerous stroke patients. He observes that far too many stroke patients "consign themselves ...


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People Share Positive Things That Happened Because Of The Pandemic

After Abraham Walker’s older brother was shot and killed in a home invasion, he decided to move his family from New Orleans to Northern Virginia. ...


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Death Row Last Meal: The Futility of Pleasure

Viktor Frankl was an Austrian Holocaust survivor, neurologist, psychiatrist, and author. His writings on man’s search for meaning in the face of ...


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Expert on Happiness Takes His Own Life

More than 40 years ago, a scholar and researcher in the psychology of happiness named Philip Brickman helped publish one of the first scientific studies ...


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Man Turns Land into Place Where Fellow Veterans Can Heal

John Mahshie said he felt “alone and isolated” after leaving the Air Force in 2008, yet “sucked it up and pressed on.” He knew ...


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