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Spiritual thinking
Emotional and Mental Health

The Science Behind the Benefits of ‘Spiritual Thinking’

How spirituality expands our thinking and secures our mental health.

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Inspiring Stories

How to Find Healing for a Broken Heart

Whether it’s a shattered marriage, a lost job, a wayward child, there is a path to wholeness.

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Emotional and Mental Health

An Easy Way to Love Your Elders: Write Them a Letter

A national program tackles the loneliness epidemic, one letter at a time.

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Military Families

How a Military Chaplain is Finding Strength After News in Afghanistan

The importance of seeking encouragement through prayer, connection and camaraderie during these challenging times.

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Positive Living

Set Better Boundaries by Letting Go of Toxic Positivity

When we stop pretending we’re always ok, we can be clearer about what we have to offer ourselves and others.

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God's Grace

Mysterious Ways: A Letter-Perfect Gift for a Cancer Patient

The beautiful necklace turned out to be an encouraging sign from above.

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Stories of Faith

How to Talk to Strangers about Your Faith

Two leading pastors agree: talk less and listen more.

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Alzheimer's and Dementia

Caregiving: A Burden of Love

Recalling a mother’s devotion for her son, while exploring the connection between Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome.

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Inspiring Stories

Guideposts Readers: Our Biggest Blessing and Inspiration

How your outpouring of care and support helps us make the world a better place through hope, faith and prayer.

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Devotions for Faith/Prayer

Jesus Loves You More

Rest in the knowledge that you are deeply loved.

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