A good time to turn to God
Power of Prayer

A Good Time to Turn to God

When the train is delayed, the kids are acting out, the printer runs out of ink—all are wonderful chances to talk to God.

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TV host Mike Rowe and his mother, Peggy
Parenting

TV's Mike Rowe and His Mother, Peggy, on Her New Memoir

Mike Rowe, host of The Discovery Channel's Somebody's Gotta Do It, and his mother, Peggy, discuss her new memoir, About My Mother: True Stories of a Horse-Crazy Daughter and Her Baseball-Obsessed Mother.

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Vanessa Hudgens in 'The Princess Switch'
Movies and TV

16 of the Best Made-for-TV Holiday Movies Airing This Year

From royal romance to naughty Santas, there’s a movie for everyone to love this holiday season.

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Christmas dinner
Entertainment

3 Make-Ahead Ideas for Happy Holiday Entertaining

Your holiday season will be brighter if you are relaxed when guests come calling.

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The blessings of giving to others.
People Helping People

Why Giving Matters

The rewards of helping those in need far outweigh the cost to your pocketbook.

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How to Protect Yourself from Holiday Scams
Life Advice

How to Protect Yourself from Holiday Scams

Here are some helpful tips for avoiding scams this holiday season.

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How to enjoy a long commute
Positive Living

How to Love a Long Commute

Where there are people, there’s the chance to find the Lord and pray for others.

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An illustrated Advent calendar made of felt
Inspiring Stories

10 Things You Might Not Know About Advent Calendars

From its humble origins, the Advent calendar has become one of the Christmas season's most beloved traditions. Here's how that came about...

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Lois and Bill Wilson
Addiction and Recovery

Why the Alcoholics Anonymous Co-Founder's Wife Founded Al-Anon

How Bill Wilson's wife, Lois, came to understand the far-reaching effects of alcoholism

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The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. December 2016
Addiction and Recovery

A New York Christmas with Family

Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief found strength in his family during the holidays even though his sobriety was still fragile.

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A mother talking to her teenage son during the holidays.
Addiction and Recovery

The Power of Truth Saved Her Son from Drugs

She couldn’t bring herself to confront her son about his drug use and it nearly cost him his life.

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A grandfather and her adult granddaughter.
Addiction and Recovery

Her Loving Grandpa Saved Her From Addiction

How her grandfather guided her to change her life for the better.

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