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Anything sweet, really sweet, that I have was nothing that I planned.

Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock

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Grandchildren

When It’s Time to Unplug

A day at the beach with family reminds a grandmother to put away the technology.

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Veteran alcohol and drug counselor, Mary Spaulding dispels common misconceptions about addiction.
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5 Common Misconceptions About Addiction

This longtime alcohol and drug counselor sheds new light on some widespread substance abuse myths.

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Living Longer, Living Better

Can You Avoid Back Pain By Lifting More Heavy Things?

Leaning into the movements we fear is part of the journey toward healing.

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7 Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

Caregivers can learn to apply their nurturing skills to their own lives.

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Diana Aydin, managing editor of Mysterious Ways, shares a story about her mom's mother's intuition
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Mother's Intuition: Mysterious Ways Staffers Tell Their Stories

For Mother's Day, Mysterious Ways and Guideposts employees share stories, both amusing and amazing, of instances when their moms displayed mother's intuition to a heightened degree.

The perfect Mother’s Day Gift: Women’s Devotional Bible

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What Is Pentecost? The Church’s Birthday

Because of the Spirit, because of Jesus, because of His love, we’re here.

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The American Preacher at the Royal Wedding

In an inspired choice, Bishop Michael Curry to speak at wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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Living Longer, Living Better

A Lawyer Finds Stress Relief in Art—and Surprising Success

Living through a divorce and her father's illness, Phnesha Marchette took a walk on the beach and asked God for peace. The answer she got  made her laugh. It also changed her life.

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6 Prayers for Recovery from Addiction

6 Prayers for Recovery from Addiction

Do you or a loved one struggle with addiction? Use these prayers to help you face the challenges of recovery.

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Addiction and Recovery

Fighting Opioid Addiction: A Nurse Shares Her Family's Struggles

Having lost one son to opioids and watched another son struggle with his addiction, this ICU nurse educates her patients about the dangers of opioid abuse.

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Addiction and Recovery

Hope for Alcohol Addiction: Knowing the Signs

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here are the signs of alcoholism you need to know.

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Addiction and Recovery

How to Love Someone in the Throes of Addiction

Christ-like love is possible and does not depend on being able to control the situation.

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