QUOTE OF THE DAY

If you're feeling low, don't despair. The sun has a sinking spell every night, but it comes back every morning.

Dolly Parton

Holly Lebowitz
Positive Living

Winter Warmth: Safe and Cozy Ways to Use Candles

Holly Lebowitz Rossi demonstrates how, just by lighting a tiny wick, you can bring comfort and peace into your home.

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3 Ways to Find Peace in the Bible
Positive Thinking

3 Ways to Find Peace in the Bible

Norman Vincent Peale shows you how to use the Bible to put your mind and spirit at ease.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries
Stories of Hope

Keep the Faith with Ty'Ann Brown: A New Year without Fear

Guideposts' VP of Ministries urges us to put the fear that so often overtook us in 2020 behind us—and to embrace the new year with positivity, hope and renewed faith in God.

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3 words of prayer from the Bible
How to Pray

3 Biblical Words to Help You Pray

Pick a single word that you can hold on to and pray all day long.

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Country music legend Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton: Dream Big, Pray Big

Fueled by her unflappable faith, the country music legend has never been afraid to aim high.

Four-year-old Serghik Mikayelyan sits under a Knit for Kids blanket
People Helping People

Knit for Kids Is Helping the World One Stitch at a Time

Thanks to volunteer knitters and award-winning author, Debbie Macomber, the program has delivered items to over half a million children in need. 

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Martin Luther King Jr. listening at a meeting of the SCLC staff at an Atlanta restaurant
Inspiring Stories

How Martin Luther King, Jr., Found Redemptive Love Out of Anger

King’s legacy includes the full range of human emotions, and how they can be channeled into meaningful and positive change.

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Getting the Covid vaccine
Positive Living

How to Be Patient During the Vaccine Rollout

Six things to keep in mind as you cultivate patience and humility during this waiting period.

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Post-Holiday-Blues
Emotional and Mental Health

An Expert Tells Us How to Beat the Post-Holiday Blues During a Pandemic

Feeling anxious, lonely, or depressed is normal during and after the holidays. Here are some things that might help. 

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The prayer of Abraham, "here I am."
How to Pray

How to Always Be Ready for Whatever Life Brings

In the Bible, Abraham uttered three perfect words of prayer in answer to God’s call.

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Dealing with pandemic stress in New Year
Positive Living

3 Ways to Fight Pandemic Stress in the New Year

Taking care of yourself starts with noticing the stressors that are challenging you most.

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A young man is comforted in a group counseling session
Addiction and Recovery

How to Manage Your Recovery

A treatment professional explains why managing addiction is a life-long skill.

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A black and white portrait of a senior veteran in a park.
Addiction and Recovery

A Chance Encounter Kept Him Sober

For 30 years he had tried to drink away his memories of Vietnam. But there was only one thing he didn’t want to forget.

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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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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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