QUOTE OF THE DAY

Fear is not the opposite of courage. Fear is the catalyst of courage.

Joan D. Chittister

Author, lecturer and Benedictine nun

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Positive Living

How to Start a Positive Affirmation Practice

The way we speak to ourselves sets the tone for how we show up in the world. Here’s how to make kindness the top priority.

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Positive Living

Dr. Martin Luther King's Inspiring Quotes

We invite you to reflect on the inspiring words of courage and hope that play such a key role in the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Life Advice

5 Ways to Use a Daily Planner to Grow Your Faith

Schedule time to connect with God and strengthen your prayer practice.

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8 Favorite Winter Soup Recipes
Soup

8 Favorite Winter Soup Recipes

Nothing beats the chill of winter like a nice, hot bowl of soup, and we've gathered some of our favorite hearty and healthy soup recipes for you to try at home.

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Illustration of a woman looking up at a church; Illustration by Alex Green

A Heaven-Sent Angel Encouraged Her

She feared she was not up to her new job. Then she looked out her window. 

Courtney B. Vance on the Role of Faith and Family in Caregiving
Aging Parents

Courtney B. Vance on the Role of Faith and Family in Caregiving

All her life, his mom had been a helper. Then she grew helpless. But actor Courtney B. Vance and his wife, actress Angela Bassett,  rose to the challenge.

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Dogs

6 Ways to Help Your Pet Adjust to a New Home

Moving? Here are a few ways to make the transition smoother for your animal companion.

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Bible Verses About Strength

6 Bible Verses for When You Feel Overwhelmed

If God has called you to a task, He’ll be there to help every step of the way.

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God's power
Deepen Your Faith

Two of the Most Powerful Words in the Bible

Throughout the Scripture there is a phrase that reminds us how God can change our lives.

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7 Bible Verses for a Good Night's Sleep
Bible Resources

7 Bible Verses for a Good Night's Sleep

God’s Word can bring you peace and comfort in the darkest of night. Don’t let your worries keep you up! Reflect on these Scriptures to help you rest in His presence.

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10 Bible Verses to Commit to Memory
Bible Verses About Faith

10 Bible Verses to Commit to Memory

When you memorize Scripture, you infuse your life with God’s wisdom and guidance.

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Addiction and Recovery

Getting Arrested Saved His Life: A Tale of Sobriety and Grace

He was the CEO of a respected addiction treatment program, but his own life was spinning out of control until a DUI arrest shone a spotlight on his drinking problem.

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An artist's rendering of a woman in distress surrounded by praying hands
Addiction and Recovery

The Prayers of Others Saw Her Through Opioid Withdrawal

In the throes of flagrant opioid withdrawal, she was beginning to despair, but the prayers of friends and strangers lifted her up.

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Sidney H. Smith III; photo by Drew Tarter
Addiction and Recovery

After 30 Years of Addiction, God Answered His Prayer for Sobriety

He had been a crack addict, a fugitive and an inmate, but one sincere prayer helped him turn his life around.  

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The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. December 2016
Addiction and Recovery

A New York Christmas with Family

Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief found strength in his family during the holidays even though his sobriety was still fragile.

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