Managing Life Changes

Gracefully dealing with life change is no easy feat. When personal change is your goal, you might feel in control and motivated. But managing life changes means adjusting to new circumstances that you might not have opted for. Staying calm in a period of life transition can help you stay centered and make the best decisions for your future.


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7 Questions to Help You Spiritually Prepare for Retirement

It's important to be financially prepared for one's golden years, but emotional, mental and even spiritual preparation are also keys to a happy retirement.


How to be ready for whatever crosses your path

Spiritually Ready for Whatever Comes

Don’t wait for things to fall apart. Build your relationship with God now.

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5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Before Choosing a Medicare Plan

The answers can help you focus on exactly what you need in a health plan.

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A mature couple pores over Medicare documents and the Medicare website

Your Common Medicare Questions Answered

Sort through the confusion and better understand your Medicare options with answers to these important questions.

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care for senior citizens

7 Ways to Bless Senior Citizens

These small ways to be a blessing sound so simple, but they can mean so much. 

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A Jesus year birthday at 33.

The Jesus Year

Turning 33 and making it the best year possible.

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How to help military families care for aging parents.

3 Ways to Help Military Families Care for Aging Parents

When we come together as a community, we can help far-flung families cope with caregiving duties.

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Iraq war veteran Bryan Anderson

Our Returning Troops: Inspiring Veteran Won't Give Up

This veteran may have lost two legs and one hand while serving in Iraq, but he refuses to be limited or defined by his injuries.

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When change is constant, here's how to find hope and comfort.

Finding Comfort in a Changing World

A Greek philosopher reminds us that change is constant. But then there’s God…

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In death, the sweet with the bitter

The Sweet with the Bitter

In the face of a family death, a mom passes along a gift to the next generation.


Guideposts: Sculptor Catherine Partain Shamblin finds healing in creating crosses from discarded materials

The Healing Power of Art

After a contentious divorce, Catherine Partain Shamblin found herself feeling alone and without direction. A mysterious voice told her to make a cross with whatever materials she could find, and now, her beautifully crafted crosses serve as healing agents for Catherine and the people who purchase them.

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Guideposts: World War II veteran and award-winning actor Harold Russell

Guideposts Classics: Harold Russell on a Soldier's Faith

In this story from January 1947, Harold Russell, who, after losing his hands to a TNT explosion during World War II, went on to win not two Oscars for his portrayal of Homer Parish in the classic film The Best Years of Our Lives, shares the importance of faith during wartime—and after.

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The Canine Angel That Saved a Soldier

How one veteran was blessed by man's best friend—in peace and in war.

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Comfort for those who have lost a loved one.

Comfort for Those Who Have Lost a Loved One

Longfellow's "Footsteps of Angels" was written after the death of his first wife.

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