Creativity

The spark of creativity is such an inspiration--use your creative powers and see how the most complex problems suddenly have new solutions.
Could This Caregiver Learn to Care for Herself, Too?
Advice for Caregivers

Could This Caregiver Learn to Care for Herself, Too?

This prolific author needed to spend some time away from home to write her new book. Could she allow herself to leave her mother, who was dealing with Alzheimer's, for a while?

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Doris Kuegler's mini-prayer shawl
People Helping People

A Small Gift with a Big Impact

A reader is inspired by a Guideposts story to knit mini-prayer shawls to share with folks who are in need of support and comfort.

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Music legend Glen Campbell
Music

Glen Campbell's Touching Final Album, 'Adiós'

Music legend Glen Campbell, who passed away on August 8, 2017, has gone silent, but his final album is a beautiful parting gift from a multitalented performer.

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Artist Jessie DeCorsey works on her inspiring creation, The Nativity
Stories of Faith

A Minnesota Artist's Contemporary Depiction of the Nativity

Artist Jessie DeCorsey spent eight weeks painting a modern interpretation of the Nativity, and she did so in a public setting: a church in Forest Lake, Minnesota.

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a woman writes in a journal
Living Longer, Living Better

The Positive Power of Telling Your Story

Teaching creative writing at my town’s Senior Center reminded me of how much good comes from putting pen to paper.

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Family photos and family memories
Friends and Family

5 Tips for Creating Great Family Photos

Moments big and small that should be captured for future generations

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An Esther Krinitz tapestry entitled Rosh Hashanah
God's Grace

The Amazing Art of Holocaust Survivor Esther Krinitz

At the age of 50, Esther Nisenthal Krinitz began to create amazing tapestries that told the story of her survival during the Holocaust. Check out our selections of her inspiring work!

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Daydreaming at my desk.
Positive Living

Why You Should Dream Big

At my desk, musing over memories and some of Grandpa Norman Vincent Peale’s favorite quotes about positive thinking.

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The mistake that led to a miracle of light.
God's Grace

A Commuter's Mistake Brings a Wonderful Discovery

A missed subway connection leads to something better, appreciating the work of painter J.M.W. Turner.

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The power of dream
Motivational Stories

A Boy’s Big Dream Comes True

TV executive Sam Haskell shares his story of not giving up on a boyhood hope.

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