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Roberta Messner retrieves bills from in her mailbox; photo by Scott Goldsmith
Stories of Hope

How Her Faith Helped Her Face Up to Overwhelming Medical Debt

How could she find the courage to tackle the growing mountain of bills?

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Joe and Judy Spence; photo by Shevaun Williams
Family Caregiving

This Caregiver Helped Her Husband Return to His Photography

Their life revolved around visits to the doctor, but rediscovering nature photography sparked a sense of adventure and hope.

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A woman serves as caregiver to her spouse
Family Caregiving

Spousal Caregiving: 5 Ways to Keep Your Marriage Strong

Strengthen the bond with your spouse by renegotiating your roles, finding new hobbies and more.

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Tonya Avent (left) with her friend, Ma’isha; photo by Jim Graham
Friends

These Faith-Filled Sorority Sisters Found Common Ground

They had opposite personalities and were of different religions. Could they find a way to work together?

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An artists's rendering of Jeannette and her mother; illustration by Eleni Kalorkoti
Positive Thinking

A Gratitude Journal Improved Her Outlook on Life

When she realized she’d inherited the family trait of complaining, she prayed for help in adjusting her attitude.

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Stephen Wilder and Nicole Figaro`
Friends

How Two Neighbors Grew Even Closer During the Pandemic

New Yorkers Stephen Wilder and Nicole Figaro, who have been friendly neighbors for 30 years, explain how the Covid-19 crisis has brought them even closer.

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Makeup maven Jamie Kern Lima; photo courtesy Jamie Kern Lima
Motivational Stories

Jamie Kern Lima on Faith and Pursuing Your Dreams

In this pair of videos, the founder of IT Cosmetics recalls how her faith in God sustained her as she strove to get her business off the ground and shares three tips to help you pursue your dreams.

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Caregiven Judy Spence
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

This Caregiver Helped Her Husband Continue His Photography Following a Stroke

Judy Spence found that a sense of gratitude and helping her husband continue to pursue photography after he suffered a stroke made all the difference.

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Guideposts editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan; photo by Amy Etra
Stories of Hope

Positive Space: A Message from Guideposts' Edward Grinnan

Our Editor-in-Chief introduces readers to Guideposts’ fresh new look. But it’s not just the magazine that’s heading in a positive new direction.  

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Opera singers Dimitri Pittas& Leah Edwards with pianist Chee-Hang See; photo courtesy Holy City Arts
Stories of Hope

The Healing Power of Music During a Pandemic

From a pair of opera singers in South Carolina to a Mariachi band in Texas, meet the musicians who refused to let the music die.

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