QUOTE OF THE DAY

As seedlings of God, we barely blossom on earth; we fully flower in heaven.

Dr. Russell M. Nelson, cardiothoracic surgeon

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Living Longer, Living Better

Why You Should Make New Friends as an Adult

Relationships only become more important as we age. 

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The Loneliness Epidemic: Can We Fight It with Technology?

Using technology can reduce health risks and isolation for seniors in the future.

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Movies and TV

Country Music: Inside Ken Burns Exciting New Documentary

The film’s producer, Julie Dunfey, talks about the faith, women and stories behind the popular genre.

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God speaks to us in our dreams.
Inspiring Stories

Does God Speak to You in Your Dreams?

Priest and Jungian analyst John Sanford offers seven ways God may be communicating through nighttime visions. 

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Prayer Shawls Comfort Grieving Military Families

Volunteers knit and crochet for the loved ones of fallen soldiers.

Legendary science fiction author Ray Bradbury
Finding Life Purpose

Guideposts Classics: Ray Bradbury on Celebrating God's Gifts

In this story from June 1991, the science fiction author shares how an encounter with a sideshow performer convinced him to embrace the gifts God had given him: A passion and a talent for writing.

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Is faith about having God do stuff for us?
Life Advice

Is the Point of Faith Getting God to Do Stuff For Us?

Yes, faith can move mountains, but often God hands you a shovel first.

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The Biloxi Lighthouse in Biloxi, Mississippi
Travel

8 Must-See Lighthouses Across the U.S.

Visit one of these beautiful and historic beacons on your next trip. 

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Addiction and Recovery

Jazz Benefit Concert to Honor Susan Salomone

The Drug Crisis in Our Backyard co-founder will be recognized for her work with families struggling with addiction.

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Walking in the fall leaves
Living Longer, Living Better

2 Powerful Benefits of a Long Walk

Why putting one foot in front of the other will lead you to wellness.

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Good morning
Life Advice

2 Simple Words That Make Any Day Better

There’s a positive power in how we greet each other in the morning.

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An airplane flying off into a brilliant sunset.
Addiction and Recovery

How God's Mercy Helped This Pilot Through Addiction

His sobriety was possible because of the power of prayer and God's merciful forgiveness.

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Dr. Norman Vincent Peale in his office
Addiction and Recovery

How Dr. Norman Vincent Peale Interprets the 12 Steps

Dr. Peale shares tips on how you can apply the 12 Steps to daily life in this classic story from Guideposts magazine. 

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AA helped Bob (here with his wife, Alice) learn to love unselfishly.
Addiction and Recovery

How Gratitude Helped Him Stay Sober

Despite a terminal cancer diagnosis, he feels blessed.

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Rickie Van Shelton performing, Chicago, Illinois, August 2, 1988.
Addiction and Recovery

How This Country Music Singer Overcame Alcohol Addiction

Ricky Van Shelton recalls how God released him from addiction and gave him self-respect.

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