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Living Longer, Living Better

5 Lessons of Long-Distance Running

If you've been tempted to adopt a more active lifestyle, here, courtesy of an ultra-marathoner, are five benefits of long-distance running.

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Inspiring Irish Quotes

Inspiring Irish Quotes

For St. Patrick's Day, enjoy these inspiring proverbs and quotes from acclaimed Irish writers.

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7 Encouraging Bible Verses for Dementia Caregivers

A cofounder of Home Instead Senior Care shares scripture to comfort, encourage and inspire those who are caring for a loved one with dementia.

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God's Grace

Her Unusual Dream Brought Comfort to a Pair of Worried Strangers

The swirling waters and mysterious child in her dream left her a bit unsettled. What could it all possibly mean?

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Guideposts staffer Doug Snyder pets one of his porcine pals at Pennsylvania's Ross Mills Farm

Finding Peace and Calm at a Pig Sanctuary

Twice a year, Guideposts staffer Doug Snyder takes a retreat to the Ross Mill Farm, a pig sanctuary in eastern Pennsylvania, to commune with his porcine pals.

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Movies and TV

Roma Downey's New TLC Show Is All About 'Answered Prayers'

The beloved actress and producer's show will feature good news the whole family can enjoy.

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Sandwich Generation

8 Ways for Caregivers to Take Care of Themselves

Tired of living in a state of high alert as a caregiver? Try these simple ways to take a break and re-charge without guilt.

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Mario mentors Lisa during one of her training sessions.
Living Longer, Living Better

Super Mario: The Running Coach Who Bolstered Her Faith

She'd long dreamed of running a marathon, but never believed she could achieve that goal—until a fellow runner showed her what she was truly capable of.

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Stories of Faith

Madeleine L’Engle’s Faith and Persistence

Her children’s classic, A Wrinkle in Time, was rejected 42 times before it was published. Her trust in God helped it see the light of day.

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Pray Effectively

A-to-Z Praying Tips

Prayer is simply talking to God. Here's an approach as easy as ABC.

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How to avoid feeling lonely
Emotional and Mental Health

The Importance of Combating Loneliness

Loneliness is being called an “epidemic.” Here’s why—and how—to prioritize your social life.

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Overcoming Addiction

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Addiction and Recovery

Addiction and Recovery: 8 Lessons from a Relapse

When an addict in recovery relapses, the return to sobriety offers important lessons.

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Jan Rader, fire chief in Huntington, West Virginia
People Helping People

A Fire Chief Remains Hopeful in the Fight Against Her City's Opioid Epidemic

Jan Rader, fire chief in Huntington, West Virginia, the town known as the "Overdose Capital of America," relies on faith and prayer to remain positive in the face of the opioid epidemic that has ravaged her town and the country.

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Addiction and Recovery

Find Resources for Those Coping with Addiction

Millions of Americans struggle with addiction—and their families and friends are affected too. Here's how you can seek information, guidance and assistance.

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Dave Beddoes hopes his story inspires other addicts to recovery.
Addiction and Recovery

Dave Beddoe on Shining a Light on Opioid Addiction

A pastor who saw his life thrown into turmoil due to his addiction to painkillers discusses the role that honesty plays in recovery and the importance of making amends.

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