Creativity

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

How a Tech Glitch Paved the Way for a Fresh Start

After accidentally deleting a long list of treasured links, something better took its place.

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Emotional and Mental Health

Why Doing Things the Hard Way Can Help Power Your Brain

Build “fluid intelligence” to stay more focused and productive.

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Miracles

The People Who Return Lost Memories

Photo and genealogy enthusiasts are rescuing vintage photographs from thrift stores to reunite them with their original families.

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Books as Christmas gifts
Books

Giving a Book as a Gift? How to Make It Extra Special

What you write inside the front cover will make it a lifetime treasure.

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Stories of Hope

Everyday Blessings: Let Kids Shine

Lifestyle expert Katie Brown shares how her church’s Christmas pageant helped some kids excel in unexpected ways.

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Jen Owens (left), founder of Forai, a faith-based nonprofit; photo courtesy Jen Owens
People Helping People

Everyday Greatness: Helping Immigrant Women Find Their Way

Jen Owens started a faith-based organization in St. Louis that employees female refugees and immigrants.

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Singer, comedian, and songwriter Mark Lowry; photo courtesy Mark Lowry
Music

The Story of a Song: Mary, Did You Know?

Roberta Messner explores the origin of Mark Lowry’s classic Christmas song about the birth of Jesus.

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Actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth; photo by Larsen&Talbert
Music

Conversations with Kristin Chenoweth

In these videos, actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth talks about her new holiday album, "Happiness Is ... Christmas," recalls her first audition and shares why Guideposts magazine holds such a special place in her heart.

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Holiday Place Settings, photo by Ginger Rue
Entertainment

Make Tree Trunk Place Cards for Your Holiday Table

These personalized decorations—perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas—were inspired by Southern cooking sensation Brenda Gantt.

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Holiday crafts as gifts
Positive Living

Easy and Relaxing Gifts to Make for the Holidays

Homemade crafts don’t have to be complicated or expensive—they just have to come from the heart.

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