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I’ve seen prayers answered. But often, in my experiences, if you get what you pray for, you’ve really shortchanged yourself.

Anne Lamott

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Summer a Season of Prayer
How to Pray

4 Biblical Ways to Pray This Summer

Along with the cookouts, campfires and family reunions, here are ways to celebrate the season spiritually.

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Family

46 Years Later, a Heartwarming Father-Son Reunion

He'd long thought nothing good had come from his Vietnam experience. Forty-six years later, an e-mail proved him wrong.

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Bible Resources

4 Important Spiritual Lessons from Trees in the Bible

Author Matthew Sleeth shares some of the truths and wisdom trees provide through Scripture.

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Music

Purple Reign: A Guideposts Reader's Tribute to Prince

After discovering some surprising facts about Prince's faith, this fan shares why she's trying to be more like him.

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6 Practical Decluttering Tips from Gretchen Rubin
Emotional and Mental Health

6 Practical Decluttering Tips from Gretchen Rubin

The happiness expert and bestselling author on how decluttering can improve your life.

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Helpful Activities

5 Ways to Engage a Senior with Alzheimer’s

Get expert advice on how to connect with a person who has dementia.

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Sports broadcaster Lauren Sisler
Addiction and Recovery

Lauren Sisler Opens Up About Her Parents' Addiction

The popular sports broadcaster was in denial about her family's secret — her parents were addicted to prescription pain medication.

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Living Longer, Living Better

How to Build Friendships in Your Senior Years

Get a happier, more fulfilling retirement with a strong circle of friends. 

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Addiction and Recovery

How a Divine Nudge Saved Two Lives

Two men recovering from alcohol addiction saved one another that day.

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Addiction and Recovery

Why a Man Battling Addiction Painted 2,000 Angels

After a frightening encounter with cocaine, he experienced a divine intervention that inspired him to create art.

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A man walking away from cigarettes.
Addiction and Recovery

How the Power of Prayer Stopped His Nicotine Addiction

As he was reading a passage about overcoming addiction the lights went out. Suddenly a curious message from above sent him into action.

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Addiction and Recovery

His Addiction Was in God's Hands

Her husband dealt with alcohol addiction and it was tearing their family apart. Could she save their marriage?

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