Friends and Family

What is a family? Sometimes your family includes friends who stand by you in every season of life. The heart of your family might also be your marriage, or the meaning and purpose you derive from parenting, caregiving, or even loving the pets who never let you down.


Helping military kids.

How to Help Military Children

When a loved one serves in the military, don’t overlook the family kids left at home.


This Cancer Survivor Is Delivering Hope and Healthy Food to Others

This Cancer Survivor Is Delivering Hope and Healthy Food to Others

Wendy Borden beat breast cancer, now she's delivering healthy meals to those fighting life threatening illnesses. 

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Wedding bells

Prayers for a Son's Marriage Proposal

These parents longed for their son to find lasting love; would an Easter marriage proposal be the answer to their prayers?

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Kristin with her new dog, Thunder, named in honor of her favorite NBA team, the Oklahoma City Thunder

Kristin Chenoweth: A Mother's Day Message to Moms Everywhere

The acclaimed actress-singer discusses her third appearance on the cover of Guideposts, offers a thank-you to mothers everywhere, and talks about her favorite Mother's Day tradition.

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Build spiritual strength by reading the Bible daily.

Spiritual Strength Training

Like any commitment, daily practice makes you stronger.

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Full House

9 TV Siblings Who Taught Us the Meaning of Family

In celebration of National Siblings Day, we've rounded up some of the greatest familial duos, trios and broods to grace the small screen.

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Saying goodbye to an old family friend.

Saying Goodbye to a Peale Family Friend

As a lifelong friendship comes to a close, its blessings live on.

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The wonder of seashells.

Some Amazing Facts about Seashells

On a family vacation in Florida, discovering the wonder of looking for shells at the beach.

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How to help your kid start his day off on a positive note.

6 Ways to Start Your Day Off Right

A positive day begins with a self-affirming ritual. Here are some suggestions.

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Looking for Jesus.

Searching for Jesus in a Crowd

If you keep looking, you’ll find Him. He's there.


How to really help your friends.

The Difference Between Offering to Help and Helping

Don’t wait for a military family member to reach out to you. Make the first move.

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How forgiveness and parenting work together.

How Parenting and Forgiveness Work Together

Forgiveness is about my heart, while parenting is about shaping the heart of my daughter.

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Honoring Gold Star Wives

Unsung Heroes–Gold Star Wives

How you can help support the spouses of military servicemen and women who have given their lives for their country.

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Honoring a military calling

Follow Your Calling

A military mom remembers the obstacles her son faced and overcame in his calling to serve.

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