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Did Her Son Experience a Miraculous Healing?

Her young son was seriously injured in a freak accident and people around the world were praying for him. Was there hope for him?

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The Positive Approach to Unpredictability

When life's plans get blown up, as they will, you can still find empowerment in your perspective.

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Why Self-Compassion Is More Important Than Self-Esteem

A cultural shift in positive thinking appears to be underway.

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'The Happiness Curve' Proves Life Gets Better After 50

What mid-life crisis? Author Jonathan Rauch shares the surprising science he uncovered while writing his new book.

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10 Quotes to Inspire Creativity

10 Quotes to Inspire Creativity

Are you in need of a creativity boost? Here are 8 quotes to inspire you to think outside of the box.

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3 Ways to Get the Best Eating from Your Summer Garden

Knowing how to pick something at the peak of ripeness is an exercise in patience, discipline and observation.

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Finding Serenity: Lori didn't have to pretend she was in control anymore.

How She Relinquished Control of Her Pain and Her Addiction to God

It started with a bad back. It ended with addiction and a moment of truth.

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Guideposts Classics: Cheryl Ladd on Looking Upward in Faith

In this story from October 1994, the Charlie's Angels star recalls how her faith impacts her love of golf—and, occasionally, vice versa.

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How to Forgive Yourself

If you’re beating up on yourself over a mistake or bad choice, stop. Remember, God is not a bully.

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Traveling Mercies

How a kind hotel employee came to the rescue for a traveler far from home

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3 Ways to Take a Vacation from Your Problems

Working on—and worrying about—our challenges shouldn’t be a 24 / 7 job.

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How Positive Emotions Can Change Your Life

What do upliftings feelings contribute to our general well-being? A whole lot.

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Faith as a Bridge to Healing

Hope for overcoming the overwhelming stresses of life, including grief and addiction

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ABC's Linsey Davis Discusses Her Children's Book

Listen as ABC's Linsey Davis shares what inspired her to write a children's book, The World Is Awake: A Celebration of Everyday Blessings, and what she hopes children who read the book take away from it. 

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