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Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.

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The healing power of hugs
Emotional and Mental Health

Can Hugs Make You Happier?

A group of scientists is looking at this question—you may like what they’re finding.

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Coping with grief during Covid
Emotional and Mental Health

How to Cope with Prolonged Grief in the Age of Covid

Recognizing the signs of lingering grief can help you get the support you need.

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Avoid Caregiver Burnout by Exercising Just Three Times a Week
Caregiver Stress

Avoid Caregiver Burnout by Exercising Just Three Times a Week

Learn how regular exercise could be the key to caregiver health.

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A snowboarder making a high jump in clear, blue sky; Getty Images
God's Grace

Silver Medalist Amy Purdy's Spiritual Experience

This Paralympian had a near-death experience that gave her the strength and perseverance for snowboarding.

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Dolly Parton recipes

6 Dolly Parton Recipes We Love

From butterscotch pie to pickled peaches and southern-style biscuits, here are a few Dolly Parton's favorite recipes you'll want to try at home. 

Worried man
How to Pray

Why You Should Hand Over Your Worries to God

Your mind is good at creating more fear. Your faith is even better at demolishing it.

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Guideposts Devotionals to Comfort and Encourage You This Winter During Uncertain Times
Books

5 Inspiring Guideposts Devotionals to Comfort You This Winter

These encouraging devotionals will warm your soul through this season’s cold weather and uncertain times.

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A woman peacefully reading a book by the pier.
Bible Verses About Strength

6 Bible Verses for When You Feel Overwhelmed

If God has called you to a task, He’ll be there to help every step of the way.

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God's power
Deepen Your Faith

Two of the Most Powerful Words in the Bible

Throughout the Scripture there is a phrase that reminds us how God can change our lives.

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7 Bible Verses for a Good Night's Sleep
Bible Resources

7 Bible Verses for a Good Night's Sleep

God’s Word can bring you peace and comfort in the darkest of night. Don’t let your worries keep you up! Reflect on these Scriptures to help you rest in His presence.

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10 Bible Verses to Commit to Memory
Bible Verses About Faith

10 Bible Verses to Commit to Memory

When you memorize Scripture, you infuse your life with God’s wisdom and guidance.

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Doug at Caron’s Pennsylvania campus
Addiction and Recovery

Getting Arrested Saved His Life: A Tale of Sobriety and Grace

He was the CEO of a respected addiction treatment program, but his own life was spinning out of control until a DUI arrest shone a spotlight on his drinking problem.

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An artist's rendering of a woman in distress surrounded by praying hands
Addiction and Recovery

The Prayers of Others Saw Her Through Opioid Withdrawal

In the throes of flagrant opioid withdrawal, she was beginning to despair, but the prayers of friends and strangers lifted her up.

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Sidney H. Smith III; photo by Drew Tarter
Addiction and Recovery

After 30 Years of Addiction, God Answered His Prayer for Sobriety

He had been a crack addict, a fugitive and an inmate, but one sincere prayer helped him turn his life around.  

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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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