Blessings

Blessings are all around us, if we have our eyes open to noticing the ways our families, friends, community, and God bless and enrich our lives each day.
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Stories of Faith

Gratitude is the Key to a Well-Lived Life

This holiday season, despite the coronavirus pandemic, try focusing on God’s current, past—and future—blessings.

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Life Advice

9 Fun and Creative Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving During Quarantine

Your family can stay safe and social-distance, while still enjoying the holidays.

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Pandemic Thanksgiving
Positive Living

How to Give Thanks During a Pandemic

Counting your blessings, even this year, can quickly add up to a long list of gratitude.

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Pets

Life Lessons from a Dog: Learning to Be Present

A golden retriever teaches her owner how to embrace the moment, The Great Now.

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Angels

3 Angelic Thanksgiving Stories

Heavenly visitors, gifts from above and unusual celebrations—these divine stories show us what the holidays are truly about. 

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Guideposts Classics: Gene Lockhart on God's Presence
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Gene Lockhart on God's Presence

In this story from February 1952, actor Gene Lockhart shares how he came to know God’s blessings, His mercies and His presence.

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Positive Thinking

How to Call Blessings into Your Life

A funny story with an inspiring lesson for hard times.

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Health and Wellness

3 Delicious Ways to Celebrate Fall with Honey

The sweet labors of our friends the bees can enrich and enliven our fall menus.

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Contentment come winter
Life Advice

What Will Nourish Your Spirit Come Winter?

How to embrace “the ant and the grasshopper” thinking and make a positive impact on those around you in the coming months.

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