Managing Life Changes

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.

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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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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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A Jesus year birthday at 33.

The Jesus Year

Turning 33 and making it the best year possible.

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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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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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Jon Holden and Minka take time out of jeep patrol for mail call.

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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Artist's rendering of a mother raccoon and her child

Learning to Love and Let Go

A mother with empty-nest syndrome finds an unlikely youngster to care for.

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A woman sits at a river's edge holding a pink umbrella preparing for a storm. Prepare for the storms of life with these tips

Be Prepared for Life's Storms

Edie Melson offers 5 tips to prepare for the inevitable storms of life.

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