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Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson
Stories of Faith

Bubba Watson on the Bible and the Lessons His Parents Taught Him

The golf superstar and two-time Masters champion discusses the role that the Bible plays in his life and career and shares key lessons his parents taught him.

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Author Christine Naman
Teenagers

A Mother's Tips for Talking to Kids About Drugs

Author Christine Naman, whose teenage daughter struggled with addiction, discusses actions parents can take to decrease the likelihood that their children will get involved with alcohol and drugs and to help them get sober if they do.

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Sue Livers of Madison, Indiana
Travel

Greetings from Madison, Indiana

Residents share info about and express their pride in Georgetown, Madison's historic Black neighborhood that was a active stop on the Underground Railroad.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries; photo by Stephen Reid
Stories of Faith

Keeping the Faith: Resisting Temptation

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries reminds us that even Jesus had to work to resist temptation. Here’s how to cut out the earthly distractions and focus on God instead. 

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Christine Naman and Natalie; photo by Scott Goldsmith
Addiction and Recovery

Desperate to Help Her Addicted Daughter, a Mother in Denial Turned to God

It’s hard enough to have a daughter with a drug problem. It’s even harder to admit it.

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Kristen Kemp and her mother, Carolyn; photo courtesy Kristen Kemp
Aging Parents

Her Mother With Alzheimer’s Sang ‘Silent Night’

Dementia had taken away so much from her mother and her family. But at the Christmas Eve service, she realized their faith would see them through.

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Life coach, podcaster and SoulCycle inspirer Noa Shaw; photo by Todd Plitt
Addiction and Recovery

This Former Addict is a Popular New York City SoulCycle Instructor

Addict. Drug dealer. Felon. But since getting sober he inspires others to do the same in his unique exercise class.

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Roberta Messner at the nail salon; photo by Scott Goldsmith
Positive Thinking

The Manicurist Who Changed Her Life

Annie gave her gorgeous red nails. But it was the profound advice she offered that helped the author change her entire outlook on life.

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An adult woman and her senior mother walk along a beach
Advice for Caregivers

5 Ways to Move Past Caregiver Denial

It’s not easy to accept that a loved one is dealing with dementia. From educating yourself to hiring respite care, here is how to come to terms with a difficult diagnosis.

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Marilyn, Dolly and Chuck; photo courtesy Marilyn Turk
Pets

A New Dog Helped This Retiree Strengthen His Faith

He had plans for retirement—travel, fishing and relaxing with his wife. They didn’t include a rambunctious puppy named Dolly.

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