Encouragement

Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree Marian Anderson
Power of Prayer

Women's History Month: Marian Anderson on the Power of Faith

In this story from March 1954, contralto Marian Anderson shares how she came to doubt her great gifts as a singer, only to see her love for music restored by prayer.

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You Decluttered Your Home, Now What?
Life Advice

You Decluttered... Now What?

Try these 13 tips to stay clutter-free.

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5 Ways to Declutter Your Home with Joy
Life Advice

5 Ways to Declutter Your Home with Joy

Author Roberta Messner shares some of the discoveries she made while clearing out her space

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver
Books

10 Inspiring Quotes from Poet Mary Oliver

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver passed away at the age of 83 on January 17, 2019. Guideposts honors her work with some of her best poetry quotes and sayings.

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Positive things about being an introvert
Emotional and Mental Health

4 Positive Things About Being an Introvert

Just because you value privacy and solitude doesn’t mean you aren’t living your most positive life.

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Serving God in all kinds of ways
Stories of Faith

Why It's Beautiful to Serve God Quietly

He knows what we do for Him quietly and without fanfare.

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Jennifer Lopes and Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas
Living Longer, Living Better

‘Second Act’ Writer on Reinvention and Second Chances

Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas opens up about how her personal transformation inspired the new Jennifer Lopez film.

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Finding the power to survive a crisis
Positive Living

How to Bounce Back from a Setback

Resilience can be yours if you remember what brought you to this moment.

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Embracing a growth mindset
Positive Living

3 Ways to Focus on Progress, Not Perfection

Embrace the “growth mindset,” a way to understand that progress and change are possible for each of us.

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Advent calendar
Prayer Stories

4 Ways to Welcome Advent

Advent is a season that reminds us to hold on to hope and the promise of Christmas. 

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