It is in rugged crises, in unbearable endurance, and in aims which put sympathy out of the question, that the angel is shown.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Philosopher and writer

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Life Advice

Making Peace with Anger

Anger is a human emotion God gave to us. Let's take our anger to God in prayer.

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Stress Isn’t Forever

A traffic jam isn’t forever; uncertainty isn’t forever; even suffering isn’t forever.

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7 Ways to Pray Without Ceasing

You don’t always have to be on your knees, head bowed, eyes closed.

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The Emotional Impact of Color

Becoming aware of how colors affect your emotions can help you live a more positive life.

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How One Bombing Survivor Overcame Injuries and Fear

In Guideposts' April 2017 cover story, this young mother shares how she survived the Boston Marathon bombing. Could she survive the aftermath?

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Edward Grinnan Tells 'Good Morning America' About the Dogs Who Changed His Life

In a moving interview, Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan and Good Morning America host Robin Roberts talk about the dogs they've loved.

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What to Do When You’re Unexpectedly Unemployed

These tips will help you in the moments and days immediately after an unexpected job loss.

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Join Edward Grinnan and his dog, Gracie, as they visit Good Morning America for a chat with Robin Roberts about Edward's book, Always By My Side!

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Enjoy Beautiful Spring Flowers

Get a jump on the joys of the season with Judy Royal Glenn's lovely photographs of spring flowers.

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Here are 5 ways to heal your mind, body and soul in the happiest place on earth.

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Bible Verses About Spring

Seven hopeful Bible verses to celebrate spring.

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The Spring-Cleaning Job I Look Forward to Most

“Remove to renew” is a guiding principle in my tiny fruit orchard as well as in my life.

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This Heart Attack Survivor Wants You to Know the Signs

After surviving a heart attack, Bertha "B" Verde wants other women to know what she didn't when it comes to heart disease. 

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Military Families

3 Ways to Cope When Life Is Disrupted

For military families, schedules and plans can change in an instant. Here’s how to manage.

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At-Risk Teens Grow Hope in Community Garden

Here's how Project L.I.F.T.'s inspiring after school program helps these teens prepare for a better future.

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