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Alone at Christmas

How to Get Through a Lonely Christmas

Even in the absence of family gatherings this year, there’s still joy and wonder to be found.

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How to find Christmas Peace

How to Find Peace This Christmas

The inspiring story behind the hymn, “It Is Well With My Soul”

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Guideposts Devotionals to Comfort You This Winter

5 Inspiring Guideposts Devotionals to Comfort You This Winter

These encouraging devotionals will warm your soul through this season’s cold weather and uncertain times.

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How to pray a Christmas carol

How to Pray a Christmas Carol

When you sing, you pray twice—even if you’re the only one who can hear it this year.

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Christmas carols as prayers

4 Christmas Carols That Prompt Us to Pray

How to put a prayer—and a song—in your heart this season!

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Advent candles

4 Advent Prayers of Hope and Light

Christmas is coming. A vaccine is coming. The good news is here!

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Prayers for when you're impatient

3 One-Word Prayers When You’re Feeling Impatient

Instead of being frustrated about a delay or interruption, invite God to fill the time.

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Prayers waiting for a child to be born

How to Pray While Awaiting a Birth

When waiting for a child to be born, here are five prayers of hope and expectation for family and friends.

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A group paayer

Guideposts Celebrates Thanksgiving Day of Prayer 2020

Join us for an uplifting Facebook Live on Monday, November 23 at 1:00 pm (EST) and send us your prayer requests now. 

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Bible verses for grief

6 Bible Verses to Comfort the Grieving

Over the holidays, many of us will struggle with losses from the past year. Here are passages of Scripture to ease your way through grief.

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Thanksgiving table

4 New Ways to Give Thanks

The Thanksgiving table tradition of sharing what we’re thankful for gets a few fresh takes.

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Praying the Apostles Creed

A New Way to Pray the Apostles’ Creed

A slight personal change to an ancient prayer makes it even more precious.

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