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The power of prayer: In real life

The power of prayer: In real life is a Special Report prepared by The Washington Times Advocacy Department.

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The joy of secret prayer

At age 41, my spiritual life had become tepid, joyless and somewhat irrelevant to me.

Seeking God's guidance at a career crossroads

The value of a compass is its ability to discern true north. No matter how thick the trees or the fog surrounding you, true north gives a sense of clarity and a direction to move.

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Good Friday Day of Prayer held Friday March 25

For more than 60 years, the Guideposts' OurPrayer Ministry has lifted up the prayer requests of millions of people with the conviction that God will respond to our heartfelt prayers, small and large.

The power of a simple prayer

As a child, I was blessed to have a mother who taught me to pray the simple children's bedtime prayer:

Uniting faith and athletics

For six decades, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has used camping as a way to encourage athletic prowess, good character and faith-affirming decisions in youth and coaches.

Every prayer is a second chance

What is prayer? Every prayer, in its purest form, is a second chance; it's a chance to choose to believe in God and what He has promised.

The prayer of Saint Patrick

"My name is Patrick. I am a sinner, a simple country person, and the least of all believers."

St. Patrick's Breastplate: A prayer for divine protection

St. Patrick's Breastplate is a popular prayer attributed to one of Ireland's most beloved patron saints. According to tradition, St. Patrick wrote it in 433 A.D. for divine protection before successfully converting the Irish King Leoghaire and his subjects from paganism to Christianity. (The term breastplate refers to a piece of armor worn in battle.)