If you can't find the spirit of the holidays in your heart, you'll never find it under a tree.

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Positive Thinkers

Let your gift-giving spark fun, joy and light in your loved ones’ lives.

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Rose Marie: 90 Years—and Counting—in Show Business

Rose Marie, known for her roles in the Dick Van Dyke Show and later on Holllywood Squares, is still working—and loving it.

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Bill Gates Invests $100 Million to Fight Alzheimer's Disease

The well-known humanitarian wants to support the battle against the disease.

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5 Ways to Welcome Newcomers to Your Church

It’s the one place where everyone should be greeted with open arms.

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Hanukkah: The Long Reach of a Small Light

As Hanukkah begins, what will you kindle in your life?

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Gift Giving: The Surprising Benefits

Gift giving offers emotional and spiritual benefits to those who give

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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.

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Guideposts Chats with Tyler Perry about Faith in Hollywood

The multitalented Tyler Perry speaks with Senior Digital Editor Brooke Obie about the enduring appeal of his Madea character and the role that faith plays in his career.

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Christmas and Advent 2017

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Making Christmas a Spiritual Experience

When we approach Christmas in the spirit of humility and with gratitude for Jesus, we celebrate the true meaning of the holiday.

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7 Lessons from 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'

A military mom shares how a favorite family television special brought home some important truths about the season.

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Why Christmas Cards Are Really Advent Cards

They’re full of hope and the promise of God’s coming on Earth.

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Bible Verses for a Happy Christmas
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Bible Verses for a Happy Christmas

Truly have a holiday filled with wonder.

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