QUOTE OF THE DAY

This is Christmas: not the tinsel, not the giving and receiving, not even the carols, but the humble heart that receives anew the wondrous gift, the Christ.

Frank McKibben

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Positive Living

A Simple Trick to Improve Your Discernment

This maxim is used in religious and secular circles alike to encourage us to discern wisdom from unhelpful information.

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Caregiver Burnout

5 Tips for Minimizing Holiday Stress as a Caregiver

Follow this practical advice for caregivers to help make the holidays a little less hectic

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Caregiving

6 Last-Minute Gift Ideas For Caregivers

Here are a few easy, last-minute gift ideas sure to please any caregiver this holiday season.

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Positive Living

How to Bounce Back from a Setback

Resilience can be yours if you remember what brought you to this moment.

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People Helping People

An Early Christmas on the Subway

Fellow passengers show kindness to a homeless woman on a New York City train.

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Living Longer, Living Better

5 Tips to Ensure a Healthy and Stress-Free Holiday Season

Practical ways to minimize worry and embrace joy during the holidays.

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Movies and TV

16 of the Best Made-for-TV Holiday Movies Airing This Year

From royal romance to naughty Santas, there’s a movie for everyone to love this holiday season.

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Entertainment

3 Make-Ahead Ideas for Happy Holiday Entertaining

Your holiday season will be brighter if you are relaxed when guests come calling.

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Addiction and Recovery

Bible Study Fellowship: The Cure for Her Addiction

Thanks to a Bible study and a little green journal she was able to confide to God about her addiction.

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Addiction and Recovery

Why the Alcoholics Anonymous Co-Founder's Wife Founded Al-Anon

How Bill Wilson's wife, Lois, came to understand the far-reaching effects of alcoholism

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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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Addiction and Recovery

The Power of Truth Saved Her Son from Drugs

She couldn’t bring herself to confront her son about his drug use and it nearly cost him his life.

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