Family

Guideposts staffer Mari Pack
Family

A Christmas Tree for Hanukkah

Guideposts staffer Mari Pack, who is Jewish, shares how she and her brother surprised their mother, who is Christian, with a Christmas tree on the final night of Hanukkah.

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A woman in her golden years embracing her aging mother.
Helpful Activities

8 Ways to Cover Assisted Living Costs

From insurance to more creative financing, help is available.

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Couple communicating
Life Advice

Do You Need to Expand Your Emotional Vocabulary?

Why finding the exact, right words for your feelings can improve your relationships and overall well-being.

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In need of help
Life Advice

What Can I Do in a Desperate Situation?

No matter what it is—death, divorce, homelessness, job loss—you can always turn to prayer.

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Bestselling author Karen Kingsbury
Family

Karen Kingsbury's Christmas Gift-Giving Tips

In this series of videos, bestselling author Karen Kingsbury talks about Christmas gift-giving, the decision to add a new puppy to her family and her Red Gloves collection of Christmas stories, available from Guideposts Books

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Family travel over the holidays
How to Pray

4 Short Prayers for Holiday Travel

Lots of us will the hit the road—and skies—to see family this holiday season. Here’s how to pray en route.

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Thanksgiving grace
How to Pray

What It Really Means to Pray 'Bless This Food'

When sitting down at the table to say grace before a meal, explore the intentions behind the words.

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Loss at Thanksgiving
Life Advice

4 Ways to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

The holiday season can be emotional when you’re grieving. Try these tips for being kind to yourself and finding moments of joy amidst the sorrow.

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Family members using wooden blocks to form a house.
Financial/Legal Advice

Is Your Loved One’s Home Still the “Right Size”?

Communication is key if you think it’s time for a more manageable living space.

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Two women practicing tai chi outdoors.
Aging Parents

Understanding the Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

Knowing what to look for is the first step toward getting your loved one a diagnosis and care.

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