Encouragement

Answered Prayers
How to Pray

Guidance from the Gospel on How God Answers Prayer

Does a loving, caring God ever say “no”?

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Energy from music
Positive Living

How Music Offers a Positive Surge of Inspiration and Creativity

Whether you are listening to it or making it, you’ll immediately find more joy and energy.

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Facing a challenge
Life Advice

Inspiring Words to Help You Work Through a Challenge

If you don’t know where to start or how to keep going, these tips will help.

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Write a letter
Positive Living

The Unexpected Pleasure of Writing a Note by Hand

Handwriting can feel like a lost art in our tech-heavy times. But putting pen to paper has positive and pleasurable benefits.

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Motivational Stories

How Beloved Children’s Book Author Beverly Cleary Inspired This Writer

The passing of the award-winning author reminded Ginger Rue of how important it is to see the world through a child’s eye.

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Edward and Gracie
Positive Living

Could Kindness Be the Next Pandemic?

Exploring the possibility of a lasting blessing from a tragic year.

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How to pray for others
How to Pray

How to Find the Time to Pray for Others

If your prayer list feels overwhelming, here are simple ways you can pray throughout the day.

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Dolly Parton
Health and Wellness

A Million Thanks to Dolly Parton

This great friend of Guideposts is decidedly not a “chicken squat.” She celebrates and gets her shot!

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Mental health
Emotional and Mental Health

Why We Should Make Our Mental Health a Top Priority

Everyone—everyone—is having a hard time during the pandemic. Let’s take that as permission to focus on what nurtures our emotional well-being.

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Books

5 Guideposts Books Centered Around Strong Women Characters

Celebrate Women’s History Month with these books featuring women who inspire us with their strength, intelligence, kindness, and faith. 

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