Life Advice

We rarely need meaningful life advice more than when we are coping with grief, but we can benefit from advice at many times in our lives. Tips on how to manage stress or be your best self can reignite your life purpose, from refreshing your work life to improving relationships to fostering confidence and self-esteem.

How do you wake up in the morning?

Waking Up in Peace

In those first precious moments of the day, do you spend them with God or catching up on the news?

Kindness

Priorities—Not Resolutions—for the New Year

An intention and awareness of oneself and others can replace a traditional resolution

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Reading the Bible

Maturing in Our Faith

Just like any other skill, it takes time and practice to deepen our spirituality.

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Looking for a solution

When God Shows You a Problem

It may become your job to figure out a solution.

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New Year's resolutions

Should You Phrase Resolutions in the Form of a Question?

Asking “Can I?” and “Should I?” brings an attitude of open curiosity to your New Year’s pledges.

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Digging out

How to Respond When You’re Feeling Stuck

The Bible is full of examples of those who didn’t let their circumstances define them.

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vision board

How Vision Boards Help You Live a More Purposeful Life

Here are 3 ways vision boards help you tap into your God-given purpose.

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Living Longer Blue Zones Japan

Can Earth's Blue Zones Teach Us The Secret to Living Longer?

Author Dan Buettner shares secrets he's learned about longevity from the world's Blue Zones -- places where people are living longest. 

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Two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington

Guideposts Classics: Denzel Washington on the Value of Mentoring

In this story from January 2007, two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington discusses the vital role parents, teachers, coaches and role models played in his life.

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Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Impact of Inspired Leadership

Making lasting change in the world means staying true to deeply-held principles.

Producer, actor and writer Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry Shares His Favorite Spiritual Principles

The acclaimed producer, actor and writer Tyler Perry's dreams didn't come true easily, but his faith got him through the tough times.

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Friends having tea

The Real Joy of Being Together

No matter its size, our community is the source of true, lasting happiness.

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Turn to God.

Learning to Lean on God

In all the challenges that face us in the coming year, don't forget to turn to God for help.

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Some of the inspiring individuals featured in our Guideposts Says Goodbye: 2017 photo gallery

Guideposts Says Goodbye: Notable Deaths of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, Guideposts pauses to remember some of the inspiring individuals who left us over the past 12 months.

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