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.

Live for today

Rejoice in Today

Own today, rest in it, be thankful for it. Tomorrow will be what tomorrow will be.

2017 Emmy Nominations

6 Shows To Catch Up On Before The 2017 Emmys

The 69th Annual Emmy Awards are over and the golden statues have already been passed out, but that doesn't mean you should sleep on some of the shows nominated this year.

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Autumn leaves

Making a Fresh Start as the Leaves Fall

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, speaks of newness just as nature is quieting down for the winter. There’s beauty in that contrast.

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Crocheting

The Art (and Craft) of Community-Building

Being part of a public art project reminds me of how connected we are when we work together to create something.

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Hispanic Heritage Month: 15 Inspiring Figures

Hispanic Heritage Month: 15 Inspiring Figures

From painters and poets to astronauts, actresses, and Nobel Peace Prize winners, here are some of the most influential Latino Americans you should know about. 

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JJ Watt helping Hurricane victims

J.J. Watt Has Raised $31 Million for Hurricane Victims

Houston Texans football star J.J. Watt is continuing his fundraising efforts to help Houston rebuild after Hurricane Harvey. 

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Stark beauty in Death Valley

Stark Beauty in Death Valley

A national park’s challenge to reflect on a natural landscape that’s not traditionally beautiful elicited some inspiring reactions.

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Sharing a peach with a squirrel

Letting the Squirrels Have Their Fill

The critters who raided my fruit trees got on my nerves…until I remembered that we’re all just hungry mammals in search of some sweetness.

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Acclaimed character actor Ned Beatty

Guideposts Classics: Ned Beatty on Making Room for God

In this story from November 1984, the acclaimed character actor shares how his faith helps him through the down times.

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Hildegard von Bingen

The Inspiring Music of Hildegard of Bingen

12th century Benedictine abbess, writer, philosopher, Christian mystic, visionary, and polymath Hildegard of Bingen is best remembered today for her sacred and liturgical musical compositions. Here are some of her most beloved works as performed by the vocal group Anonymous 4.

The goodness of people

A Glimmer of Goodness

Simple, quick and meaningful gestures of goodwill toward others

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How your work makes a difference

3 Questions to Celebrate Labor Day with Purpose

Wise words from Martin Luther King Jr. resonate with today’s pursuit of positive and meaningful work.

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Back to school at any age.

A Back-to-School Mindset Is Positive at Any Age

No matter how long it’s been since you cracked a schoolbook, the crisp September air can become an energizing moment in your year.

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How to let go of past mistakes

5 Bible Verses to Help You Let Go of Past Mistakes

Beating yourself up over something you did? Stop. And move forward to embrace God’s fresh offerings.

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