I've come to believe that if we start each day from a place of gratitude, then it's bound to go a bit better than it would if we didn't.

Maria Shriver

Broadcast journalist

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Positive Living

3 Ways to Celebrate ‘Plenty’ This Thanksgiving

Embracing the gifts of food and friendship sets us on a positive path through the holiday season.

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Thanksgiving guests holding hands around the table in prayer.
Power of Prayer

Guideposts Celebrates Thanksgiving Day of Prayer on Monday, November 19

Send in your prayer requests to be included at Guideposts 27th annual event.

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A caregiver clasps hands with the senior woman in her care

These Retirees Were Called to Be Caregivers

For these three women, caring for the elderly has proven to be an inspiring and fulfilling second career.

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Stories of Hope

Showing Love in a Crisis

When the news is overwhelming, God’s goodness still emerges.

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4 prayers to read around the Thanksgiving table.
Pray Effectively

4 Prayers to Read Around the Thanksgiving Table

Let one—or more—of these prayers enrich your Thanksgiving celebration

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An Angelic Thanksgiving

All I wanted was to feel close to Mom on Thanksgiving.

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A family on Thanksgiving holding hands in prayer around the dinner table.
Daily Devotions

Expect a Blessing This Thanksgiving

Start a tradition of thanking God for gifts to come.

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Tips to Plan a Thrifty and Fabulous Thanksgiving
Life Advice

Tips to Plan a Thrifty and Fabulous Thanksgiving

Hosting Thanksgiving can be fun and affordable.

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A grandfather and her adult granddaughter.
Addiction and Recovery

Her Loving Grandpa Saved Her From Addiction

How her grandfather guided her to change her life for the better.

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Tyree makes "The Catch"
Addiction and Recovery

How David Tyree's Faith Helped Him Turn Away from Drugs and Alcohol

The former NFL player credits God for his recovery from addiction.

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Country music legend Johnny Cash
Addiction and Recovery

Johnny Cash on Overcoming Addiction

In this story from November 1970, beloved singer Johnny Cash reveals the story of his struggle with drugs—and the Bible verse that inspired his recovery.

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Woman pushing a shopping cart.
Addiction and Recovery

An Encounter in the Checkout Line

This woman was the last person she wanted to see at a time like this.

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