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Father Myron Myronyuk (left) with his brother and a parishioner; courtesy Father Myron Myronyuk
People Helping People

How Scranton is Helping the People of Ukraine

A local pastor has a twin brother fighting in Ukraine. He and others in northeastern Pennsylvania are gathering supplies, creating fundraisers—and praying.

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Stories of Hope

Help for Ukraine: How the Human Spirit Shines During the Darkest of Times

These inspiring stories show moments of solidarity in the midst of conflict.

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Managing Life Changes

How to Find Optimism and Hope in the Darkest of Places

It’s called “tragic optimism,” and it is a meaningful, positive response to real suffering in life.

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

Keep the Faith with Ty'Ann Brown: Love Thy Neighbor

Guideposts' VP of Ministries reminds us that in difficult times, it's important to remember to do two things: Love God and love your neighbor.

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How to Pray

How the Bible Can Help When You're Having a Down Day

If you’re feeling gloomy, here’s a Bible verse to bring some hope and inspiration.

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Military Families

Finding a Profound Sense of Peace

A tearful military mom, wracked with worry, experiences a sudden rush of comfort from God.

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Valerie and her mothers quilt; Photo credit: Michael A. Schwarz
God's Grace

This Quilt Pattern Became a Source of Comfort in Her Grief

Her mother had passed without saying the three words she longed to hear. Would she find the connection longed for?

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An illustration of two faces connected by a dove; Illustration By Sandra Dionisi
God's Grace

3 Mysterious Stories of Divinely Crossed Paths

They were part of their loved ones’ journeys from this life to the next…

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Emotional and Mental Health

Why It’s Healthy to Have a Good Cry

Research supports crying as a release from stress and a path to feeling lighter.

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Emotional and Mental Health

An Expert Tells Us How to Beat the Post-Holiday Blues During a Pandemic

Feeling anxious, lonely, or depressed is normal during and after the holidays. Here are some things that might help. 

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