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

Mary and Jesus at the Church of the Annunciation, Photo credit: Brooke Obie
God's Grace

Images of Mary from Around the World

From the Church of the Annunciation in the Holy Land, enjoy these images of Mary and Jesus from America to Japan.

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Actress Gina Rodriguez, who plays Mary in the new animated film 'The Star'
Movies and TV

Gina Rodriguez, Patricia Heaton and Zachary Levi on 'The Star'

We spoke to actors Gina Rodriguez, Patricia Heaton and Zachary Levi about their new animated film 'The Star,' a retelling of the Nativity story from the viewpoint of the animals.

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Actress and singer Rose Marie has been in show business since the age of four
Living Longer, Living Better

Rose Marie: 90 Years—and Counting—in Show Business

Rose Marie, known for her roles in the Dick Van Dyke Show and later on Holllywood Squares, is still working—and loving it.

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Humphrey Bogart and Dooley Wilson in a scene from "Casablanca"
Movies and TV

14 Things You Might Not Know About 'Casablanca'

2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the classic motion picture Casablanca, which premiered in NYC on November 26, 1942. Here are 14 things you might be surprised to learn about this beloved film.

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Arlene and Richard Boyd

Dancing Through Alzheimer's

Throughout their 61-year marriage Richard and Arlene Boyd used to dance together every weekend. Then she got Alzheimer's. Now the couple is back on the dance floor.

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smiling woman stands by the window against a brick wall
Life Advice

7 Ways to Shake a Bad Mood Instantly

Anyone can get stuck in a bad mood--but you don't have to stay there! Use these tips to get back on track.

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Ebroider artist Sarah Cline poses with a copy of Guideposts' The Joys of Christmas 2017

Sarah Cline on the Creating the Cover for 'The Joys of Christmas 2017'

Embroidery illustrator Sarah Cline discusses her creative process and the experience of creating the cover image for the 2017 edition of Guideposts' The Joys of Christmas.

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Creative kids
Finding Life Purpose

Cultivating Creativity in Our Kids–and Ourselves

When talent and passion intersect, it can be life-changing for everyone.

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Hildegard von Bingen
God's Grace

The Inspiring Music of Hildegard of Bingen

12th century Benedictine abbess, writer, philosopher, Christian mystic, visionary, and polymath Hildegard of Bingen is best remembered today for her sacred and liturgical musical compositions. Here are some of her most beloved works as performed by the vocal group Anonymous 4.

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Positive Living

The Art (and Craft) of Community-Building

Being part of a public art project reminds me of how connected we are when we work together to create something.

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