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How to Pray

How to Pray For People You Disagree With

Jesus offers specific instructions on how to pray for those who make us angry.

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Resource Center

How ‘Nourish’ is Supporting Caregivers Through Faith

Two women’s caregiving experiences inspired a program to help other caregivers.

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Dana with some of her staff. 'We're like family,' she says.
Addiction and Recovery

How Dana Smith's Diner Supports the Recovery Community

Dana Smith, who has been sober since 2007, shares how she came to open D's Friendly Diner, where nearly all the employees are in recovery.

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Living Longer, Living Better

Why You Should Make New Friends as an Adult

Relationships only become more important as we age. 

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Prayer Stories

Prayer Shawls Comfort Grieving Military Families

Volunteers knit and crochet for the loved ones of fallen soldiers.

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Legendary science fiction author Ray Bradbury
Finding Life Purpose

Guideposts Classics: Ray Bradbury on Celebrating God's Gifts

In this story from June 1991, the science fiction author shares how an encounter with a sideshow performer convinced him to embrace the gifts God had given him: A passion and a talent for writing.

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Is faith about having God do stuff for us?
Life Advice

Is the Point of Faith Getting God to Do Stuff For Us?

Yes, faith can move mountains, but often God hands you a shovel first.

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The Biloxi Lighthouse in Biloxi, Mississippi
Travel

8 Must-See Lighthouses Across the U.S.

Visit one of these beautiful and historic beacons on your next trip. 

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An airplane flying off into a brilliant sunset.
Addiction and Recovery

How God's Mercy Helped This Pilot Through Addiction

His sobriety was possible because of the power of prayer and God's merciful forgiveness.

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Dr. Norman Vincent Peale in his office
Addiction and Recovery

How Dr. Norman Vincent Peale Interprets the 12 Steps

Dr. Peale shares tips on how you can apply the 12 Steps to daily life in this classic story from Guideposts magazine. 

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AA helped Bob (here with his wife, Alice) learn to love unselfishly.
Addiction and Recovery

How Gratitude Helped Him Stay Sober

Despite a terminal cancer diagnosis, he feels blessed.

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Rickie Van Shelton performing, Chicago, Illinois, August 2, 1988.
Addiction and Recovery

How This Country Music Singer Overcame Alcohol Addiction

Ricky Van Shelton recalls how God released him from addiction and gave him self-respect.

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