Creativity

The spark of creativity is such an inspiration--use your creative powers and see how the most complex problems suddenly have new solutions.
The pleasure of solitude
Emotional and Mental Health

3 Positive Reasons to Seek Out Solitude

During the busy holiday season, finding the joy of alone-time is a gift you can give yourself.

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Barry stands with one of his dollhouses. 
God's Grace

How Building Dollhouses Helped One Man Cope with Parkinson’s Disease

When Barry Roberson received a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease and progressive supranuclear palsy, he was told he had four years to live. Grappling with the news, he took to the hills behind his house to pray… and received an answer that he never could’ve anticipated: “Build dollhouses.”

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Praying for a fresh start
How to Pray

How to Pray for a Fresh Start After a Setback

There is positive energy in prayer that can help us move on to a new and better chapter in our lives.

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John Becker and his wife, Megan Scott
Finding Life Purpose

The Joy of Cooking: A Four-Generation Family Tradition

Meet the great-grandson who adapted America’s most beloved cookbook for the modern chef.

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ILLUSTRATION BY MICHAEL GLENWOOD
Angels

A College Student's Do-It-Yourself Christmas Tree

With a little creativity, she gave her family a happy holiday celebration.  

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PIck books you love
Books

5 Ways to Form a Positive Reading Habit

Here’s how to pick books that enrich, comfort and renew your perspective on life.

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Crafting with fall leaves
Positive Living

4 Fun and Easy Crafts to Make with Leaves

Embrace the subtle hues of the season with these simple, satisfying projects.

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Chester Gould, creator of the comic strip Dick Tracy
Stories of Hope

Guideposts Classics: Chester Gould on the Value of Persistence

The comic strip Dick Tracy made its debut on October 4th, 1931. Here's a story his creator wrote for Guideposts in April, 1976.

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Letting go of perfectionism
Emotional and Mental Health

3 Ways to Let Go of Perfectionism

Start by distinguishing between healthy self-improvement goals and toxically high standards.

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Photo Credit: Gian Andrea DiStefano
Music

The Faith Behind Kristin Chenoweth’s New Star-Studded Album

The Broadway star gets real about her duet with Dolly Parton and who she thinks should star in the movie version of Wicked.  

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