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To sing from the heart and to sing from the soul is like catching a glimpse of heaven here below.

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Aging Parents

4 Ways Caregivers Can Assist During a Hospital Stay

How to make sure your loved is cared for while they’re under someone else’s watch.

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God's Grace

What Makes Our Guideposts Staffers Feel Awe?

Awe is one of humankind’s most powerful states of being. Studies show it has the ability to strengthen your faith, improve your health—even change your perceptions of time. Here are all the ways, big and small, that the Guideposts staff experiences awe.

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Inspiring Stories

Knitting as a Way of Giving Back

How a crafty church group comforts mariners at sea.

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How to Pray

A 3-Word Prayer to Help You See the Big Picture

These words can turn fear into opportunity and despair into hope.

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Join Our Free Ten-Day Prayer Program

Starting Monday, November 11: Get in spiritual shape for the holiday season with this special program inspired by The Jesus Bible.

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Movies and TV

10 Fun Facts from 50 Years of 'Sesame Street'

Discover some things you might not know about the pioneering program that has had a positive influence on generations of children.

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Positive Living

3 Positive Aspects of Living Frugally

Whether your thriftiness is by choice or necessity, watching your spending can help you feel invested in your best life. 

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Stories of Hope

Trapped in an Ice Cave: Would They Be Rescued in Time?

Young parents with an affinity for rock climbing and outdoor adventures lose their way in an underground cave.

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How to Pray

How to Pray for a Fresh Start After a Setback

There is positive energy in prayer that can help us move on to a new and better chapter in our lives.

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Aging Parents

A Take-Charge Caregiver Learns the Value of Asking for Help

Relocating three senior family members seemed a daunting task; accepting assistance made it possible.

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Emotional and Mental Health

3 Powerful Benefits of Gazing at the Stars

Consider these three reasons to turn your gaze upward for an eyeful of inspiration.

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Addiction and Recovery

Too Young to Be an Alcoholic?

As a teen, he drank to feel grown-up and denied he had a problem. But only through sobriety has he truly become an adult.

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God's Grace

The Rainbow That Led Them to a Better Life

She didn't know how to help her husband, who struggled with alcohol abuse, until a rainbow showed her the way.

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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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Addiction and Recovery

Recovering from Gambling and Other Behavioral Addictions

The 12-step recovery model can help treat behavioral addictions, too.

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