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Inspiring Stories

Waiting for the Light of Christmas

In the darkness of Advent, praying for the light of Christ to shine.

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Actor Kirk Douglas
Movies and TV

Happy 103rd Birthday, Kirk Douglas!

In a long and accomplished life, Kirk Douglas has appeared in dozens of motion pictures, written more than 10 books, raised four sons and battled back from a debilitating stroke.

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Inspiration

Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary: The Gift that Gave Him Hope

A young naval radioman survived the attack on Pearl Harbor and found purpose in life, thanks to a palm-sized Bible from the Commander-in-Chief.

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Movies and TV

Tom Hanks Discovers He is Related to Mr. Rogers

The actor found out he has a deeper connection to the beloved children’s television host.

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Power of Prayer

A Prayer to Stay in the Holiday Spirit

Keep the pressure and stress of the season at bay with these words for Advent.

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Bestselling author Karen Kingsbury
Family

Karen Kingsbury's Christmas Gift-Giving Tips

In this series of videos, bestselling author Karen Kingsbury talks about Christmas gift-giving, the decision to add a new puppy to her family and her Red Gloves collection of Christmas stories, available from Guideposts Books

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How to Pray

What if Your Mind Wanders in Prayer?

Lost in meandering, distracting thoughts while you pray? Here’s a simple suggestion to regain your focus.

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How to Pray

6 Ways You Can Pray Like a Bible Hero

Try some of the habits practiced by Scripture's prayer warriors. 

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Addiction counselor Tony Kennedy
Addiction and Recovery

Why Is Sobriety Often So Hard to Maintain?

Senior Editor Jim Hinch looks back at what we've learned from our two-year series on Overcoming Addiction.

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Singer/Songwriter Paul Overstreet at The 3rd. Annual "Mississippi GRAMMY Legacy" Celebration at Bluesville at Horseshoe Casino on May 28, 2009 in Robinsonville, Mississippi.
Addiction and Recovery

How God's Love Helped This Country Singer Out of Addiction

His life took a turn for the worse as he got into drugs and alcohol. But God had another a plan for him.

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Ross Hauser uses the 12 steps to live sober, one day at a time.
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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The Rainbow That Led Them to a Better Life
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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