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Stories of Hope

Everyday Blessings: Let Kids Shine

Lifestyle expert Katie Brown shares how her church’s Christmas pageant helped some kids excel in unexpected ways.

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People Helping People

Everyday Greatness: Helping Immigrant Women Find Their Way

Jen Owens started a faith-based organization in St. Louis that employees female refugees and immigrants.

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Bible Resources

Verses to Live By: A New Year, a New Beginning

Contributing Editor Rick Hamlin eschews New Year’s resolutions but welcomes fresh starts. Here are three of his favorite verses to help you begin anew.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries
Stories of Faith

Keeping the Faith: Navigating a Spiritual Winter

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries reminds us that we all experience times of spiritual darkness. But keep listening for God: your faith will flourish again.  

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Stories of Hope

Mysterious Ways: Rising from the Ashes

A raging wildfire had destroyed her home and possessions, but a scrap of charred paper served to bolster her faith when she needed it most.

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Music

The Story of a Song: Mary, Did You Know?

Roberta Messner explores the origin of Mark Lowry’s classic Christmas song about the birth of Jesus.

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True Stories of Answered Prayer

What Prayer Can Do: Healing Our Divisions

Political disagreements were making her family get-togethers tense. A change in focus proved to be the solution.

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Positive Thinking

Positive Thinker: Erin Napier of HGTV’S 'Home Town'

The reality TV star, wife and mom on her favorite comfort food (hello buttery grilled cheese), her go-to place to pray and her real-life heroes.

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Stories of Faith

Kristin Chenoweth: The Gift That Taught Her the Meaning of Christmas

As a teen, the award-winning actress and singer wanted Gloria Vanderbilt jeans, but the gift she received instead proved to be much more meaningful.

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How to Pray

Prayer Power: Start Your Day Off Right

Here are six steps for beginning your morningand continuing your daywith prayer.

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