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Books from Guideposts' Ordinary Women of the Bible fiction series

New from Guideposts Books: Ordinary Women of the Bible

An inspiring new fiction series imagines the fascinating lives of the Bible’s lesser-known women, including Moses’ mother, Jochebed.

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Before every show, I ask God to make sure my words have meaning and that people feel included, Tamron Hall says.

Tamron Hall: Speaking Out on Behalf of Domestic Violence Victims

After her sister was murdered, the broadcast journalist was inspired to shine a light on the widespread issue of domestic abuse.

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Author and former judge Debra H. Goldstein

Murder, She Wrote: Could This Judge Juggle Two Careers?

She put aside her dreams of being a writer for a law career. But could she simultaneously pursue both occupations?  

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1950s teens line up for the polio vaccine

His Son's Brave Battle to Recover from Polio Bolstered a Father's Faith

In this story from the October 1954 issue of Guideposts, a father writes a touching letter to his son.

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How to rest when you have the flu

How to Get Enough Rest When You’re Sick

It’s hard to step out of your routine for a few days, but deep rest is the fastest road to healing.

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Courtesy of Laura McKowen

Laura McKowen on the ‘Magic’ of Sobriety

The ‘We Are the Luckiest’ author shares how faith and a new perspective helped her recover from alcohol abuse.

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How to be authentically compassionate

How to Recognize and Avoid ‘Toxic Positivity’

Three tips for ditching false optimism and embracing true positivity. 

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Journalist and broadcaster Tamron Hall

Tamron Hall on the People Who Influence Her Faith Life

The popular talk show host gets personal, discussing those who inspire her every day.

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Egli Colón Stephens (right) and daughter Natalia Harris

A Daughter and Mother on Staying Positive Through Cancer

Supermodel Natalia Harris shares how she relies on faith, good nutrition and the support of her mom to get her through her diagnosis. 

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Clear water with glowing light in a woman's hands.

4 Unexplained, Present-Day Miracles

Cancer going into remission, a mysterious diagnosis healed⁠—and many other miraculous recoveries. 

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Creative uses for plastic bags

A Fun, Easy Craft that Will Reduce Your Plastic Bag Use

Making “plarn” or plastic yarn can transform an environmental mess into useful, beautiful things.

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Cindy Abel

How ‘The Power of Positive Thinking’ Shaped One Family’s Future

Cindy Abel shares the impact Dr. Norman Vincent Peale had on her father—and their entire family.

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