Creativity

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

Aspiring Writers: Learn to Tell a Great Story

If you love reading Guideposts stories, you might love writing them. Here's how we can help.

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How Vision Boards Help You Live a More Purposeful Life
Finding Life Purpose

How Vision Boards Help You Live a More Purposeful Life

Here are 3 ways vision boards help you tap into your God-given purpose.

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Angels

The Teacher Who Gave Rick Hamlin His Wings

Rick Hamlin shares a memory of how his high school drama teacher taught him that creativity carries with it a spark of the divine.

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For Ron, each blank canvas is a chance to see and to show.
Living Longer, Living Better

The Soul of an Artist: A Teacher Inspires a Lawyer to Pursue His Passion

Though he'd always loved to draw and paint, he had turned his focus to his legal career—until he realized his life could use some color.

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Artist Ron Medley in his Brooklyn apartment/studio
Motivational Stories

Beyond the Easel: A Look at an Inspiring Artist's Life

We paid a visit to artist Ron Medley's Brooklyn studio to discuss the role that painting plays in his life and how he came to pick his paint brush again after years spent pursuing a career as a lawyer.

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Mary and Baby Jesus, 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

Guideposts Remembers: Rose Marie—90 Years an Entertainer

Actress and singer Rose Marie passed away at the age of 94 on December 28, 2017, just weeks after we first shared this interview with her.

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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, and opened nationwide on January 23, 1943. Here are 14 things you might be surprised to learn about this beloved film.

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Arlene and Richard Boyd
Caregiving

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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