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Life is like an EKG. Without the ups and downs, you’re not living.

Debra Evans

Guideposts reader, Chico, California

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Positive Living

How to Help Yourself Grow in the Right Direction

Like a climbing plant or vine, we all need encouragement to reach toward the sunlight of life.

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People Helping People

Celebrating Heroes Among Us

Tell us about about someone you know who has been a source of "everyday greatness" for others.

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Movies and TV

What Mister Rogers' Best Friend Wants You to Know About Him

Rev. George Wirth shares intimate stories of the TV legend in the upcoming documentary, ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’

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Sandwich Generation

4 Tips From a Mother Caregiving for Her Mother

When an elderly parent moves in, success depends on flexibility.

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Friends

The Blessing of Supportive Friends

A writer’s appreciation of all the encouragement she has received during her career.

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Dancer, singer and actress Ann Reinking
Caregiving

How Ann Reinking Helped Her Son with Marfan Syndrome Feel Accepted

As a child, dancer, singer and actress Ann Reinking found comfort and inspiration at church, but would her new congregation in New York City be willing to accept her son for who he was?

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Miracles

The Everything Bagel Mystery

To her surprise, a daughter comes up with the perfect birthday card for her carb-craving dad.

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Marilyn Turk
Stories of Hope

#MeToo: She Found Renewed Strength in Sharing Her Story of Sexual Harassment

After witnessing a client behaving inappropriately with her young colleague, she knew the time had come to share her story of a similarly harrowing experience.

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Overcoming Addiction

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Addiction and Recovery

He Didn't Fit the Stereotype of An Addict

He is the son of renowned journalist Bill Moyers, and was a successful journalist himself, but he had to face the facts of his own addiction to recover.

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Linda Maher
Addiction and Recovery

How She Overcame Opioid Addiction

Hospitalized after a serious car accident, she had to face withdrawal from the painkillers she was prescribed

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Veteran alcohol and drug counselor, Mary Spaulding dispels common misconceptions about addiction.
Addiction and Recovery

5 Common Misconceptions About Addiction

This longtime alcohol and drug counselor sheds new light on some widespread substance abuse myths.

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6 Prayers for Recovery from Addiction

Do you or a loved one struggle with addiction? Use these prayers to help you face the challenges of recovery.

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