How to relieve holiday stress
Life Advice

Relieve Stress with a Five-Finger Breath Exercise

This simple practice will help you relax and find some peace in your day.

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An Advent challenge
Inspiring Stories

Help Us With an Advent Challenge

Looking for new ways to bring a little light into the world each day of Advent

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Military Families

How a Christmas Tree Tells a Story

A military mom cherishes all the ornaments on the family tree, a chronicle of her sons’ lives.

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Positive Thinking

Gift Giving: The Surprising Benefits

Gift giving offers emotional and spiritual benefits to those who give

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Longtime Guideposts contributor John Sherrill

In Fond and Grateful Remembrance: John Sherrill

Executive Editor Rick Hamlin pays tribute to a beloved and inspiring colleague, Guideposts editor and writer John Sherrill.

Hailey told her mom, 'If God can get Hunter for me, surely he can take care of me.'
Dogs

The Golden Retriever Who Came for Christmas

There was only one thing her sick little girl wanted for Christmas, but how would they manage to fulfill her wish?

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Christmas prayer prompts
Pray Effectively

20 Christmas Prayer Prompts

These prayer starters will lead you down a meaningful path to the celebration of the Incarnation.

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Bible Verses for a Happy Christmas
Bible Resources

Bible Verses for a Happy Christmas

Truly have a holiday filled with wonder.

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Jason Ritter in "Kevin Probably Saves The World
Movies and TV

Jason Ritter's Show Of Faith

The actor talks about the message and humor in his new show, "Kevin (Probably) Saves The World." 

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Guideposts Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Guideposts Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Get a jump-start on your holiday shopping and browse our Holiday Gift Guide featuring meaning-filled presents that will bring inspiration and comfort for everyone on your list.

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Positive Living

Inspiring Christmas Quotes

Whether you're filled with Christmas spirit or need a reminder of the joys of the season, we hope these Christmas quotes bring you lots of holiday cheer.

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Christmas and Advent 2017

Decorating the house for Advent
Power of Prayer

Decorate Your House for Advent

Bringing light to darkness and preparing ourselves for Jesus’ coming

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Dolly Parton
Music

Dolly Parton's Ready for Christmas at Dollywood

The country music legend talks about reopening Dollywood after the Tennessee wildfires and her new children's album. 

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Living Longer, Living Better

Keep That Weight Off During the Holidays

Get practical tips from Roberta Messner, who lost almost 100 pounds, and has kept the weight off.

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Holiday calm
Life Advice

3 Ways to Set a Positive Intention for the Holiday Season

December 1 can feel like the calm before the holiday stress storm—or it can be a chance to set the tone for a warm, love-filled holiday season.

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