QUOTE OF THE DAY

When I stop to pray, I realize God is already 10 steps ahead of me, waiting for me to catch up.

Elgin Johnson

Guideposts reader of Blaine County, Montana

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Movies and TV

15 Classic Movies to Watch in October on TCM

October's chilly evenings are the ideal time to watch a classic film with the family. Here are 15 movies airing in October that we think you'll enjoy.

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Family Caregiving

How This Christian Nonprofit Is Helping Families and Children with Intellectual Disabilities

Jill’s House provides overnight round-the-clock care and individually-tailored activities.

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Max Lucado on faith in challenging times
How to Pray

Max Lucado on Faith and the Challenge of Our Times

The pastor and bestselling author offers practical, prayerful help for all we are facing.

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Advice for Caregivers

Battling Caregiver Sleep Deprivation: What Can You Do?

When your loved one has dementia, it can make nighttime rocky, but there are ways to improve both your sleep routines.

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Devotionals from Guideposts

How To See God in Everyday Life

Each day offers glimpses of the simple and sacred—devotional moments.

Rev. Earl Johnson; photo by James Kegley
Positive Living

How to Help During a Crisis

Rev. Earl Johnson, the top Red Cross chaplain, shares how anyone can perform small, yet powerful, acts of kindness.

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What makes you happy?
Emotional and Mental Health

What Is Happiness to You?

Research suggests that true happiness is not about just one thing.

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Getting married in a pandemic
How to Pray

7 Prayers for Getting Married in a Pandemic

As problematic as weddings and receptions can be at the moment, there is one constant.

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Music

3 Ways People are Coming Together Through Live Music

These places are tapping the healing power of music to spread cheer and joy during the pandemic.

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B'ette and her husband, Herb
Caregiver Stress

How She Coped with Her Husband’s Depression

She watched—and grieved—as the man she loved fell into a cycle of anxiety and depression. Would she ever get him back?

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People Helping People

Someone Cares: We Are Family

She found nostalgic memories in her family photo album that made her day brighter.

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Praying for recovery
How to Pray

3 Ways to Pray for Someone in Recovery

Recovery is a chance to reset the dial. To re-embrace hope and change for both you and your loved one.

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Addiction and church
Addiction and Recovery

How to Respond When Addiction Comes to Church

Church should be a place of healing for those struggling with addiction.  

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Addiction and Recovery

Addiction and Recovery: 8 Lessons from a Relapse

When an addict in recovery relapses, the return to sobriety offers important lessons.

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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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