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The Companies That Help People Vanish

All over the world, from the US to Germany to the UK, some people decide to disappear from their own lives without a trace--leaving their homes, jobs, ...


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The Benefit of Tears

In Christianity Today, Al Hsu writes:

Encouraged by a 25 percent-off coupon given to me by a friend, I went ahead and had [laser eye] surgery [to correct ...

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Grammy Winner Pleads, 'Anyone, Please Send Me Anyone'

Demi Lovato has been transparent about her battles with depression and addiction. At the 2020 Grammys, Demi Lovato gave her first performance in a year ...


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Suffering Is Fertile – It Can Grow New Life

"Man has places in his heart which do not yet exist, and into them enters suffering, in order that they may have existence," said Leon Bloy, ...


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People Don’t Heal after Suffering, They Transform

Author and New York Times columnist David Brooks noted that profound suffering can often lead to a sense of calling and purpose. Brooks said,

People (who) ...

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When God Makes Our Bed Uncomfortable

In his recent book Timothy Keller recalls the following:

Years ago, I read an old fairy tale about a wicked witch who lived in a remote cottage in the ...

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Resurrection in 'Jaws'

In Steven Spielberg’s famous movie, Jaws, the second victim the great white shark kills is a young boy named Alex Kintner, played by Jeffrey Voorhees. ...


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14-Year-Old Decides Against Assisted Suicide

An article from First Things relates the story of Valentina Maureira, a fourteen-year old from Chile who suffered from cystic fibrosis, and desperately ...


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Mountaineer Felt Grief in His Physical Heart

Men's Health portrayed the life of a man who believed his heart attack was caused primarily by grief. Acclaimed mountaineer Conrad Anker and his team ...


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When Suffering, Find Empathy in the Cross

This does not mean that we always get a simple, satisfying answer to all of our questions about suffering. In a 2014 testimony about his experience with ...


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