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Best-selling author Rob Bell has always been a man of faith. Still, in his early 30s, he began to question certain things about what his faith had taught him, and he confronted his doubts head-on. Now, after years of seeking, what does Rob understand God to be? Watch to find out.
At the heart of his best-selling book 'What We Talk About When We Talk About God,' Rob Bell says there are three basic principles that define his spiritual beliefs: God is with us, God is for us, and God is ahead of us. Ultimately, Rob believes in a God who always wants the best for humanity. Watch as he explains why he sees God as a deity who wants us to flourish. Plus, Rob lists the ways human beings can create a better world.
Author Anne Lamott says it's easy to thank God when life is going well. However, when times get tough, she says, feelings of anger or complete silence can also act as prayer, as long as you're trying to tell the truth of your heart. Watch as she explains why prayer takes on many forms.
At 105 years of age, Edythe Kirchmaier is Facebook's oldest registered user, but she isn't on the social networking site just to post family photos or share news; she wants to make a difference. Through her more than 41,000 friends and a lifelong desire to help others, Edythe hopes to leave the world in better shape than she found it. Get to know this extraordinary woman.
Author Anne Lamott says that even when life gets tough, she likes to keep prayer simple. Find out why she says the word 'thanks' can be the prayer that brings good things from hard times. Plus, Oprah shares what Dr. Maya Angelou told her about gratitude during a challenging time in Oprah's life.
According to author Anne Lamott, there's something to be thankful for in every day, so we should say, 'Wow!' Watch as the author explains how simply taking note of where you are and how you got there can be a prayer of wonder. Anne also shares her son's theory on why we exclaim, 'God!'
Beloved writer Anne Lamott joins Oprah at her home in Hawaii to talk about the three types of prayer that can help anyone through challenging times.
Best-selling author Dani Shapiro grew up the daughter of an Orthodox Jewish father and an atheist mother. Still, it took one deceptively simple question from her young son for Dani to embark on a spiritual journey: What did his mother believe? Watch as Dani describes how she felt when he asked that question.
After the early death of her father, best-selling author Dani Shapiro was having trouble falling asleep. Knowing something was wrong but unable to define it, she'd wake up at 3 a.m. every morning feeling as if she were falling with no one to catch her. Watch as Dani explains how she received a spiritual wake-up call during a regular yoga practice.
When Brad Goldpaint's mother died suddenly from a routine surgery, he was left with a huge void in his life. He decided to hike the Pacific Crest Trail in search of answers, and he found one in the night sky. Watch to see how Brad turned to photography to process his tragedy.
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