Better Living

One key to better living is to look for wisdom in many places. Heeding wise words of life advice can help improve your health, increase your sense of wellness, and bring joy into each day. Good life advice can also fill you up in the literal sense, when it includes recipes for foods that nurture the body and spirit.

Guideposts Classics: Lew Ayres on Holding Fast to God

Guideposts Classics: Lew Ayres on Holding Fast to God

In this story from November 1985, Richard Schneider interviews Lew Ayres, an actor who took a principled stand and saw his career suffer for it.

Child actress Margaret O'Brien

Guideposts Classics: Margaret O'Brien's Love of Christmas

In this story from December 1948, the mother of child actress Margaret O’Brien shares how she and her daughter celebrated the Christmas season.

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Melvyn Douglas and Irene Dunne in a scene from Thedora Goes Wild

15 Classic Movies to Watch in October on TCM

October's increasingly chilly evenings are the perfect opportunity to settle in and watch a classic film with the family. Here are 15 movies airing on Turner Classic Movies in October 2020 that we think you'll enjoy.

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Woman exercising in her kitchen

3 Benefits of Incorporating Exercise into Your Daily Routine

Keeping a consistent workout schedule can help you achieve more than just physical results.

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Sharon Mangas; photo by Mary Ann Carter

She Struggled to Share News of Her Cancer Diagnosis

Would opening up about her breast cancer on Facebook bring new prayer partners and other support?

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Rev. Earl Johnson; photo by James Kegley

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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Joanna and Bronwen; photo courtesy Joanna Corfield

How a Horse Helped Her Overcome Fear and Self-Loathing

After a lifetime of struggling with anxiety and eating disorders, could an animal show her the way to self-acceptance?

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Ian Morgan Cron and his wife, Anne; photo by Tamika Moore

He Learned to See His Wife Through God's Eyes

A personality test gave him new insights on both himself and his wife, but would it save their faltering marriage?

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A silver AA medallion.

How a Silver Coin Connected Two Alcoholic Anonymous Members

He found a medallion honoring 25 years of sobriety. But who did the chip belong to?

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Guideposts Classics: Gene Lockhart on God's Presence

Guideposts Classics: Gene Lockhart on God's Presence

In this story from February 1952, actor Gene Lockhart shares how he came to know God’s blessings, His mercies and His presence.

Cliff Shiepe; photo by Dan MacMedan

How to Make the Most of a Miracle

He gave God all the credit for his healing. Twelve years later, why was he sick again?

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Gale Sayers (left) and Brian Piccolo

Guideposts Classics: Gale Sayers on the Power of Courage

In this story from October 1971, author and NFL legend Gale Sayers pays tribute to the courage and indomitable spirit of his dear friend and teammate, Brian Piccolo.

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A delivery man conversing with a senior woman.

Special Delivery: All in a Day’s Work

These three mail carriers went above and beyond to help people—even save lives—along their postal route.

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Focusing on the present

Why Positive Thinking Works Best When You Stay in the Here and Now

The pandemic is edging out “toxic positivity” in favor of authentic, grounded optimism.

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