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It is easier to leave angry words unspoken than to mend a heart these words have broken. 

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Ways to eat avocados this summer
Recipes

Fresh Ways to Enjoy Avocados This Summer

Welcome this nutritional powerhouse to your dinner table, from soup to ice cream!

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Exercise Guru Joan MacDonald, the 75-Year-Old Influencer
Exercise

Meet Joan MacDonald, the 75-Year-Old Influencer Proving Fitness Can Happen at Any Age

She shares her road to living a healthier life and how others can too. 

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Vacation Bible School
Stories of Faith

Vacation Bible School: Why It’s a Summer Tradition

Here are ways you can bring biblical stories alive for your kids.

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Courtesy of 'By the Hand'
People Helping People

These Teens Turned a Looted Liquor Store into a Thriving Community Market

A faith-based after school club in Chicago found an innovative way to help their scarred neighborhood heal.

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Pray with imagination

Why You Should Use Your Imagination When You Pray

To envision the healing and positive outcomes in the lives of family and friends, as well as yourself, offers a powerful prayer tool.

Brianna Bell; photo by Evan Dion
Stories of Faith

Was She Suited to Be a Pastor's Wife?

She finally had the family she had always prayed for. Why wasn't she content?

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Managing social anxiety
Emotional and Mental Health

6 Positive Ways to Manage Social Anxiety

As we ease back into social experiences, relating to others might feel brand-new and even nerve-wracking. Here’s how to stay gentle with yourself during this transition.

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Singer, actress and author Michelle Williams; photo by Michael A. Schwarz
Emotional and Mental Health

How Singer Michelle Williams Copes with Depression and Finds Joy

The Grammy-winning artist outlines five actions that helped her cope during tough times.

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Today Show co-anchor Savvannah Guthrie; photo by Melanie Dunea
Positive Thinking

Positive Thinker: Savannah Guthrie, Today Show Co-Anchor

The positive-thinking TV personality, who just celebrated 10 years on the Today Show, shares who her real-life hero is, why mornings are her favorite and what she does for her spiritual well-being.

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Katie Brown; photo courtesy Katie Brown
Stories of Faith

Everyday Blessings: Childlike Wonder

The home and gardening TV personality receives a gentle reminder from her daughter to slow down and take in God’s wonders.  

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Edward Grinnan on new Guideposts
Inspiring Stories

Meet Your New, Reimagined Guideposts Magazine

Exciting times here with new features, columnists, photo essays and a magazine makeover.

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A classroom of students with a close up of an empty desk and chair.
Addiction and Recovery

How This Teacher Helped Her Student Through Alcohol Addiction

She prayed that God would give her a student that needed what she had to give...but now she worried she was in over her head.

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The Reverend Pablo Diaz
Addiction and Recovery

Rev. Pablo Diaz on Hope and Recovery

The Reverend Pablo Diaz addresses addiction, its effect on communities and the role hope can play in overcoming it.

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Elderly eighty plus year old man with granddaughter in a home setting.
Addiction and Recovery

Her Grandfather's Influence Stopped Her Addiction

Laying in that hospital, she knew she had to change her life. Her grandfather told her so.

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Sliced banana bread loaf with walnuts and cinnamon on wooden board.
Addiction and Recovery

A Mother's Answered Prayer for Her Son's Recovery

She had always leaned on her faith. But when it came to her drug-addicted son her faith did not feel like enough.

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