QUOTE OF THE DAY

Anger and hatred are the real enemies that we must confront and defeat, not the 'enemies' who appear from time to time in our lives.

The Dalai Lama

Jeanne Kremers
Living With Cancer

A Cancer Patient Learns to Accept Help

She wanted to be brave about her cancer. And she didn't want to be fussed over.

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What to pack for a prayer retreat
Power of Prayer

10 Things to Take on a Prayer Retreat

From walking shoes to a journal to your favorite pillow—what to pack.

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Patience
Military Families

Embrace Patience

An impatient military mom shares how learning to wait brought her closer to God.

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Fall garden
Positive Living

The Positive Power of ‘Next Year’ in the Fall Garden

Putting the garden to bed for winter is a surprisingly satisfying job, if we remember that "to everything there is a season."

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Jeff Bauman with Jake Gyllenhaal at a Boston Red Sox game

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor on the Story behind 'Stronger'

Jeff Bauman shares his story of recovery and hope following the tragedy and how he felt seeing his life played out on screen. 

Bitty  Beaus coffee shop employees
People Helping People

Bitty & Beau's Brews Possibility for People with Disabilities

The North Carolina coffee shop hopes to welcome you with a cup of Joe and a message of inclusivity.

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A daughter and her aging mother stop to smell the roses
Aging Parents

The Important Stage of Caregiving That No One Talks About

A former hospice consultant shares her journey caring for her aging mother and the one thing no one ever told her about caregiving. 

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Edward Grinnan
Dogs

Preview: Always By My Side

Edward Grinnan shares an amazing experience with his beloved dog Millie in this excerpt from his new book, Always By My Side.

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Darryl "The Miracle Man" Perry
Life After Death

'The Miracle Man' Who Went to Heaven and Came Back

Doctors couldn't explain how Darryl "The Miracle Man" Perry came back to life. But he knew it was all God's doing.

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Giving
Emotional and Mental Health

How Being Generous Helps Your Brain

Between hurricanes and earthquakes, the opportunities to be generous with time and money have been plentiful lately. New research offers a surprising reason to give.

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When things come to an end.
Managing Life Changes

A Time for Necessary Endings

When it’s hard to bring a chapter to a close

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Better Living

An older couple walking through a lush, green, scenic park.
Living Longer, Living Better

4 Habits for a Healthy Future

It’s never too late to pave the way for healthy years ahead.

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Teaching children character
Children

Teaching Our Children Important Lessons

Family is the cornerstone of our society. We can affect the world by instilling character in our kids.

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3 ways to bounce back from adversity
Managing Life Changes

3 Ways to Bounce Back from Adversity

No matter your age, resilience is a skill that can improve with practice, to the benefit of your emotional and physical health.

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A woman browses Guideposts' Hope for Every Need content
People Helping People

Find Help for the Challenges in Your Life

Discover the new section of the website, Help for Every Need, that's unlike anything we've created before. 

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