Christmas

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Positive Thinking

5 Heartwarming Stories of Community Spirit

Whether its a Christmas tree honoring our veterans or spreading holiday cheer by paying it forward, these accounts inspire helping others near and far.

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Roberta Messner; Photo credit: Scott Goldsmith
Positive Thinking

How She Found Warmth and Self-Care on Christmas

In her heart, she realized being ready for the holidays needed some tender loving care.

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Stories of Faith

Lessons on Fatherhood from the Story of Joseph

We can learn so much about parenting and faith from the biblical father, who raised God’s only Son. 

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Holiday de-stressing
Stories of Faith

This Holiday Season, How to Find the Blessings of De-Stressing

The pressure to prepare for upcoming celebrations has already begun. Where to turn?

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Inspiration

5 Heartwarming Christmas Books to Give as Gifts this Year

Check out Guideposts’ collection of wonderful Christmas stories—the perfect gift for book lovers.  

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Inspiration

The 10 Best Christmas Gift Ideas for 2021

Find thoughtful and meaningful presents for your loved ones with our 2021 holiday gift guide.

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Early and mindful gift shopping
Positive Living

Early Shopping—Mindful Ways to Approach Holiday Gift-Giving

With gentleness and intention, we can make our way through the busiest time of year with patience and joy.

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David Mark Smith Jr. in military uniform; Photo credit: Bob Mahoney
Military Families

The Unbroken Christmas Spirit of a Soldier

An Army serviceman reminisces about family holiday cheer back home in Georgia.

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Mary, Joseph and newborn Jesus; Illustration by Stefano Vitale
Stories of Faith

The Christmas Story in Bible Verses

We hope you enjoy this read-aloud feature that illustrates the famous holiday account of the birth of Jesus in a beautiful folk-art style.

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How to Pray

In the New Year, Pray Through Those Christmas Cards

All year long, each one can serve as a prayer trigger for that family or friend.

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