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.
Memorial Day memories

The Positive Power of Memory

Memorial Day is a time to practice celebrating life even as we honor and remember loss.

Corn Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Corn Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

This delicious dish is just perfect for summer entertaining—it's tasty, easy to prepare, and good for you, too!

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A doctor consults with a patient

A Doctor's Perspective on Opioid Addiction

A physician discusses the function of opioids, how the increase in their use came about and how physical dependence on, and addiction to, these painkillers can be overcome.

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Christopher G. Smith, the man who conceived and wrote the Broadway musical Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace: The Police Officer Who Wrote the Inspiring Broadway Musical

The idea seemed impossible: A police officer writes a musical about the clergyman who wrote "Amazing Grace."

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Weathering life's storms

The Good Things in Life's Storms

Just as in nature, a strong wind and rain can get rid of the debris in our lives and bring us closer to God.

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Lindsey and Lee Ellen in Minnesota

Volunteer Vacation: Two Sisters Hit the Road to Serve Others in Each of the 50 States

In July 2016, Lindsey and Lee Ellen Fulmer  spent a year visiting every state in America, volunteering at a local nonprofits along the way. They set out to inspire other people but along the way found themselves inspired.

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Moods and emotions

3 Ways Moods and Emotions Are Different

Understanding what distinguishes these two aspects of inner life can help us cultivate healthy, positive habits.

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Linda Maher

How She Overcame Opioid Addiction

Hospitalized after a serious car accident, she had to face withdrawal from the painkillers she was prescribed

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A Teacher's Graduation Gift

Inspiring students to connect with others, to listen, to inquire and to put humanity at the forefront as they begin the rest of their lives

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Author and historian Shella Gillus

Secrets of Wayfarers Inn: A Celebration of the Underground Railroad

How the compelling history of the Underground Railroad inspired this writer—and a new series from Guideposts Books 

Watching tv

Whose Voice Are You Listening To?

Despite the barrage of messages we get each day about our worth, it’s God who truly knows what we can deliver.

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Hershel McGriff competing in a NASCAR-sanctioned race

90-Year-Old NASCAR Driver Makes History

Hershel McGriff just made history by becoming the oldest driver to ever compete in a NASCAR-sanctioned event. Here's his inspiring story. 

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Woman lifting weights

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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Faith Fueled Her Recovery from Opioid Addiction

Hospitalized after a serious car accident, she had to face withdrawal from the painkillers she was prescribed.

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