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Judy sits on the banks of the Farmington River

First Anger, then Acceptance, and Finally—Gratitude

After 25 years as a medical missionary, she was now the one in need of some loving care.

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Judging others

How to Stop Judging and Start Loving

Before you jump to a conclusion about another person, try this first.

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Marilyn DeLisle Strube in her classroom

This Teacher Received an Education—from Her Students

A college professor is called out of retirement to teach middle schoolers, but who has more to learn?

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A group of senior volunteers

Retirees Who Volunteer are Happier and Healthier

Serving in the community helps seniors avoid depression and isolation. 

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Napping is good for you.

3 Types of Rest That Help Us Stay Positive

Sleep isn’t the only kind of rest your body and mind need.

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Friends on a bench

3 Unique Ways to Combat Loneliness

Communities around the world are investing in connecting people.

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Melissa Dale

The Unique Challenges Presented by a Gambling Addiction

Melissa Dale, who has been in recovery for 15 years for addiction to drugs, alcohol and gambling, shares why her impulse to gambling has been the most difficult to overcome.

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Guideposts' contributing editor Elizabeth Sherrill

Elizabeth Sherrill on Gaudi's Basilica de la Sagrada Familia

Guideposts' longtime contributing editor discusses the life and inspiring works of legendary architect Antoni Gaudi.

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Making new friends

Why You Should Make New Friends as an Adult

Relationships only become more important as we age. 

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A woman praying in a church pew.

She Confronted Her Drug Addiction with God's Help

After eight years of having a painkiller addiction, she found comfort at church and knew she was not alone in her journey.

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Is faith about having God do stuff for us?

Is the Point of Faith Getting God to Do Stuff For Us?

Yes, faith can move mountains, but often God hands you a shovel first.

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5 Heartwarming Movies Coming Out This Fall

5 Heartwarming Movies Coming Out This Fall

Pair your pumpkins and apple cider with an uplifting film.

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