Holiday Devotions

A family prays at the Thanksgiving table

A Thanksgiving Prayer, Answered

In this excerpt from Daily Guideposts, our annual collection of uplifting devotions, Patty Kirk shares an inspiring Thanksgiving memory.

A mother converses with her young daughter

Mother’s Day Blessings

John is the only Gospel writer who recorded Jesus’ mo ...

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The empty tomb, festooned with white lilies

Easter Is Here

On this day we celebrate the miracle of Jesus’ resurrecti ...

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a bunch of shamrocks

Put on the Armor of God

According to tradition, St. Patrick wore a breastplate ...

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A woman greets the new year

See the Unseen

As we close 2021, reflect on the many times you had courageous and ...

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A man holds an open Bible

Energize Your Life

Need a boost of energy as we wind down from Christmas and wind up for the New Year? Turn to the S ...

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An angel share the Good News with shepherds in the fields

The Message of the Shepherds

The shepherds wanted to witness the miracle of the Savior’s birth. They wanted to ...

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A Nativity scene

A Blessed Christmas!

Christmas is here at last! On this glorious day, God blesse ...

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A young woman and a senior pray on Christmas

The Heart of Christmas

Some Christmases are more modest and lean than others. But lavish gifts and expensive treats are ...

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A family barbecue during Memorial Day weekend.

A Memorial Day Devotion

Follow Jesus by putting the needs of others above your own.

A pair of lit Advent candles

Advent Awakening

Christmas is a time to renew your faith, a time to align your ways with ...

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An open Bible near a Christmas tree

Coping with the Holiday Blues

The Christmas season can stir up feelings of longing—recalling memories of times past, or missi ...

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Happy New Year

New Heart for the New Year

Happy new year! You made it through 2021—a year fille ...

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Christmas tree branches


My mother-in-law loved every holiday and celebrated with sparkle and Pinterest-worthy decorations ...

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Woman reading a bible while drinking coffee

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

In the early 1970s, I did my psychiatric nursing rotation at Huntington State Hospital. I was jus ...

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Jesus's emptry tomb

Easter Sunday

The Easter message tells us that we do not need to be afraid of anything, not life with all its u ...

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