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Author and pastor Max Lucado; photo © 2013 Robert Seale/All Rights Reserved
Stories of Faith

3 Questions: Max Lucado

The pastor and best-selling author shares inspiration for dealing with the many challenges of the the past year.

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L to R: Matthew Garber, Karen Dotrice, Julie Andrews; credit Walt Disney Pictures/Photofest
Music

The Story Behind 'A Spoonful of Sugar'

Songwriters often admit that their inspiration comes from small, everyday moments. Here’s the sweet story of the famous Mary Poppins song.

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4th of July fireworks over NYC's East River
Stories of Faith

Keeping the Faith: As Bold as Fireworks

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries finds inspiration in Independence Day celebrations.

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Wild flowers under a bright blue summer sky
Bible Resources

Verses to Live By: Spring and Summer

Contributing Editor Rick Hamlin shares Scripture that speaks to us in this time of rebirth and renewal.

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A woman prays in the outdoors
Power of Prayer

Prayer Power: Embracing Change

Change is a constant—especially these days. These four prayers can help  you manage the transitions.

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A felt Christmas ornament of a dove; photo by Betz White, betzwhite.com
Positive Living

The Art of the Apology

Take responsibility, be real, and other tips to turn saying “I’m sorry” into a meaningful conversation.

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Anthony Zhou, Allen Zhou and Aditi Merchant, founders of Big & Mini; Credit: Big & Mini
People Helping People

Everyday Greatness: Helping Young People and Seniors Connect

Big & Mini, a new social connection platform created by college students, bridges the generational divide.

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Janet Paige Smith with her son, Laughlin; photo courtesy Janet Paige Smith.
Adult Children

A Life Lesson Learned from Her Son

She was focused on her son’s college graduation ceremony; he was focused on beginning life as an adult and protecting those he loved.

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Inspiring Stories

Meet Your New, Reimagined Guideposts Magazine

Exciting times here with new features, columnists, photo essays and a magazine makeover.

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Today Show co-anchor Savvannah Guthrie; photo by Melanie Dunea
Positive Thinking

Positive Thinker: Savannah Guthrie, Today Show Co-Anchor

The positive-thinking TV personality, who just celebrated 10 years on the Today Show, shares who her real-life hero is, why mornings are her favorite and what she does for her spiritual well-being.

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