Decorating for Christmas
Positive Living

Why It’s Not Too Early to Decorate for Christmas

There are surprising benefits for those who trim the tree early in the season.

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Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan on Alzheimer's
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

When Did You First Suspect a Loved One Had Alzheimer’s?

In this case, it was a tip-off from a cocker spaniel.

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Joy to the World; illustration by Jessica Hische
Stories of Faith

Merry Christmas from Guideposts

From the Guideposts family to you and yours, we wish you all the joys the Christmas season brings.

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Rick Hamlin feeding baby Silas.

The Power of Choosing a Baby’s Name

As he contemplates becoming a two-time grandfather, Rick Hamlin looks to the Bible for angelic inspiration.

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Angel ornaments hung on a pinecone miniature tree; Illustration by Gisela Goppel

A Memorable Christmas Tree in Texas

They didn’t have much that year, but the little branch reminded them of the true spirit of the holiday season.

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An illustration of an angel and devil beside a stocking; Illustration by Sophia Foster-Dimino

Her Brother’s Forgiveness Was the Best Christmas Present

She still felt guilty about a childhood Christmas prank. But when she came clean, she experienced the true spirit of the holiday season.

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Cleaning out the fridge
Health and Wellness

How to Clean Out Your Fridge Before the Holiday Season

A stress-free celebration starts with making space for the deliciousness to come.

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Colin Powell in 1991; Photo by Jerome Delay/Staff, Getty Images
Motivational Stories

Guideposts Classics: Colin Powell on the Value of Dedication

In this story from November 1991, the former U.S. Secretary of State reminds us that whatever we do in life, someone is always watching.

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Patti LaBelle. Photo by Whitney Thomas

For Patti LaBelle, Cooking Is a Family Tradition

This legendary singing star makes desserts to sing about.

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Illustration of a boy adding a star to the top of a Christmas tree
Special Needs Children

Her Autistic Son Showed Her That Nothing Is Impossible at Christmas

Adding the star to the top of the tree was a big step for her little boy.

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