Praying for God's Will
How to Pray

A New Way to Pray for God’s Will

You can always petition the Almighty for what you want, but here’s a phrase you might add at the end.

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Life Advice

How to Sleep Well During Uncertain Times

Struggling with insomnia? Here are eight tips for quieting your mind and getting a good night’s sleep. 

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Troy Vincent Sr. works to end the cycle of domestic violence. Photo: Todd Plitt
Stories of Hope

Faith Inspired Him to Break the Cycle of Domestic Abuse

Former NFL player Troy Vincent, who grew up in a violent home, now devotes himself to confronting this all-too-prevalent issue.

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Positive Thinking

How to Call Blessings into Your Life

A funny story with an inspiring lesson for hard times.

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Gale Sayers (left) and Brian Piccolo

Guideposts Classics: Gale Sayers on the Power of Courage

In this story from October 1971, author and NFL legend Gale Sayers pays tribute to the courage and indomitable spirit of his dear friend and teammate, Brian Piccolo.

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Pets

5 Stories of Heaven-Sent Pets

These pets were mysteriously led to their owners. Could it be more than coincidence?

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Power of Prayer

7 Ways to Change Your Life

When encountering transforming love, big things can happen.

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A mother in her golden years with her daughter.
Aging Parents

Making Sure Mom Is Well Cared For: Can You Do It All?

Mothering your own mom requires an abundance of time and energy, so getting help is key.

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A woman working from her home office.
Work Life

Create a Peaceful Home Office

Declutter, add some plants, choose ample lighting and other ways to be productive while working at home.

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A young woman praying over a Bible.
Stories of Faith

When Fear Became Faith

A retired nurse learns to cope with the anxiety of the coronavirus pandemic by praying relentlessly—and focusing on some important truths.

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An online book club.
Managing Life Changes

9 Ways to Support Your Community During Tough Times

Shop locally, volunteer, buy gift cards and other ways to connect with those around you during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Recovering addict and outreach counselor David Stoecker
Addiction and Recovery

David Stoecker on His Approach to Recovery from Addiction

David Stoecker, recovering addict and outreach coordinator for the Missouri Recovery Network, shares an approach to overcoming addiction that he calls "the locker room."

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Addiction and Recovery

Forgiving Her Alcoholic Father Helped Her Feel Whole

Her father was trying to make amends, but could she forgive him for his emotional abuse during her childhood?

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A man writing a letter.
Addiction and Recovery

How a Letter Saved Him from Alcohol Addiction

After driving under the influence of alcohol, a message of faith propelled him to change his life around.

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Making Amends: Grant and his Dad.
Addiction and Recovery

In Recovery for His Addiction, He Reconciled with His Father

After the childhood he had, he vowed never to talk to his father again and he almost didn’t.

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