Healing

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Coming Full Circle, the painting that changed Linda's view of death

A Grieving Nurse Finds Comfort in Her Painting

Inspired by a dream, a career nurse uses her avocation, painting, to alter the way she views her mother's death from cardiac arrest twenty years earlier.

Jenny La Sala with her ex-husband Jim, a Vietnam veteran

How Rereading His Letters from Vietnam Helped a Veteran Find Peace

Letters from soldiers stationed at the front during wartime can be inspiring and sometimes heartbreaking. For one woman and her ex-husband, these letters were healing.

Actress Mary Martin

Guideposts Classics: Mary Martin on Choosing Life

In this story from May 1984, the beloved star of stage and screen shares how she overcame health issues with determination, grit and faith.

Actor Art Carney

Guideposts Classics: Art Carney on God's Healing Power

In this story from July 1997, the popular actor Art Carney shares the story about how God saw him through heart surgery—and made him a changed man.

An acupuncture practitioner inserts needles into a patient's back

A Brief History of Acupuncture

The ancient healing art had roots in spiritual practice, but is now a medically accepted treatment.

How to embrace scars as a sign of healing.

The Message Behind Scars

They may not be attractive, but they can represent signs of healing.

Lynne Nichols with her son, Ben.

A Mother’s Love

Sometimes it’s the only thing on earth that can save us

Guideposts: A young man stands gazing out at a fog-covered lake surrounded by mountains

Why You Should Stop Trying to Be So Productive

Scanning Facebook while reading this article? Discover why your multi-tasking is not making you more productive--and why rest matters.

What happens when a doctor takes a leap of faith?

A Doctor’s Leap of Faith

Assistant Editor Dan Hoffman considers the ways doctors go beyond the logic of medicine.

Guideposts: Judith Orloff, M.D.

What Do Dreams Mean? Our Readers Asked An Expert

Have you ever awakened from a strange, even wondrous dream and found yourself asking what it meant? Mysterious Ways readers were given the chance to ask an expert, Dr. Judith Orloff.