Give people a bit of your heart rather than a piece of your mind.

Helen Beam

Guideposts reader, Saxonburg, Pennsylvania

Pray for each church you pass
Pray Effectively

Pray for Every Church You Pass

How many churches do you see on your daily commute? Around your neighborhood? On the way to the grocery store or mall?

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Military Families

In the Military, More Than Just a Uniform

The passion to serve is about something bigger.

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How to clear up a misunderstanding
Life Advice

12 Ways to Clear Up a Misunderstanding

Sometimes we’re right. Sometimes we’re wrong. Most times, it doesn’t really matter.

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Work Life

Shauna Niequist: On Faith and Perfectionism

On Super Soul Sunday this Sunday, August 20, Author Shauna Niequist shares with Oprah Winfrey how faith helped her end her quest for perfection. Read our excerpt from Shauna's bestseller, Present Over Perfect

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A pair of scrolls found in the caves of Qumran, near the Dead Sea in Israel

The Dead Sea Scrolls: 11 Fascinating Facts

In 1947, a Bedouin shepherd boy stumbled upon one of the most startling archaeological discoveries of the 21st century while herding his goats off the northwest shore of the Dead Sea in Israel, an area known as Qumran: the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Matthew West Book "Hello My Name Is"

Matthew West's New Book Is All about Finding Your True Identity

The Christian artist says living an authentic life shouldn’t be measured by the number of likes you get on your selfie. 

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Kim (in red) with her sister, Karen, and their dogs, Cooper and Bentley

Early-onset Alzheimer's: A Sister's Caregiving Journey

Her twin sister had always been strong. Now that her twin was dealing with Alzheimer's, it was her turn to be the strong one.

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Of Healing and Miracles: When Nurses Make a Difference

The role of nurses in seeing us through health crises is can't be overstated. These dedicated health professionals are there when we need them most.

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What 'Antiques Roadshow' Host Mark L. Walberg Has Learned about Value
Movies and TV

What 'Antiques Roadshow' Host Mark L. Walberg Has Learned about Value

The host of the popular PBS series talks appraisals, funny behind-the-scenes moments, and what he's learned about the word "value." 

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Solar Eclipse

Everything You Need to Know about the Solar Eclipse

On August 21st, a total solar eclipse will be visible in the U.S. Here’s what you need to know to get a good view. 

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8 Myths about the Eclipse People Actually Believed

8 Myths about the Eclipse People Actually Believed

Throughout history, people from all over the world have come up with explanations for solar eclipse sightings. Here are a few myths people believed about eclipses. 

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Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Positive Living

Positive Summer Reading: ‘Gift from the Sea’

Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s 1955 classic opens our eyes to the deeper meaning of the beach.

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3 new ways to enjoy watermelon

3 Different Ways to Enjoy Watermelon

A wedge of watermelon can’t be beat, but try these other ideas to work this hydrating summer fruit onto your plate in new ways.

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Living Longer, Living Better

Optimism 101: Imagine a Positive Future

New research suggests imagining the future in a positive way is a key to cultivating an optimistic outlook.

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Power of Prayer

How to Give Each Day a Spiritual Start

Ways to cut through the demands of hectic mornings so you can focus on God first.

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