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Paul McCartney; photo by MJ Kim/MPL Communications Ltd via Getty Images

Story of a Song: Let It Be

This inspiring song has long been a favorite of Beatles fans around the world, but not everyone understands its origin.

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Applying sunscreen for skin protection

4 Places to Make Sure You Use Sunscreen

Soak up this summer knowing you’re protected from head to toe.

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Finding joy at work

How to Spark Some Joy at Work

A workday inevitably brings challenges, especially in these times. Try these tips to reignite your passion and purpose.

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Edward Grinnan

Talking with Love and Understanding About Suicide

After a beloved wife’s decision, rejecting shame and embracing honesty

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Succulent plants

4 Things Succulent Plants Can Teach You About Life

Caring for these beautifully mysterious plants invites us to tune in to our own strength and power.

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Curly hair

How to Love Your Curly Hair—Even in Summer

Humidity, chlorine and salt—don’t let these aspects of summer fun defeat your love for your curly hair.

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When something bad happens

How to Cope When a ‘What If…’ Actually Happens

Keep your emotional toolbox handy to keep yourself calm and clear when the unexpected comes to pass.

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Pray A Word A Day devotional prayer practice morning prayers

Read a Free Excerpt from 'Pray a Word a Day'—Now Back in Stock!

This bestselling Guideposts devotional centers your prayers around a specific word each day.

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Happiness

2 Words to Avoid When Seeking Happiness

How to lean into joy that’s authentic, self-supporting and real.

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Mitchell Hollis, founder of Run For God; photo by Michael A. Schwarz

He Stopped Running from His Past to Head Toward God

He thought he knew what he was running for—until he figured out what he was running from.

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Katheryn Berlandi, granddaughter to Norman Vincent Peale; photo by Todd Plitt

Norman Vincent Peale's Granddaughter on His Lessons for Positive Living

Millions have learned life lessons from the writings of the Guideposts cofounder. She learned them at his knee.

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Rabun Williams, a volunteer at the Monroe County Museum; photo by Michael A. Schwarz

Greetings from Small-Town America: Monroeville, Alabama

Alabama’s literary capital has much to offer tourists, especially if they’re fans of To Kill a Mockingbird.

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Catherine Madera; photo by Brandon Hill

The Journal of a Sister Lost to Cancer Bolstered Her Faith

Her late sister had made her peace with the Lord. Could she?

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Refreshing iced tea

2 Refreshing New Ways to Enjoy Iced Tea

Welcome summer with a sip of sunshine.

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