Family

Alone at Christmas
Prayer Stories

How to Get Through a Lonely Christmas

Even in the absence of family gatherings this year, there’s still joy and wonder to be found.

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Gracie and Edward in the woods
Alzheimer's and Dementia

Remembering God While Fearing Alzheimer's

At work on a book about his family’s history with the disease, an apprehensive author’s faith kicks in.

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How to find Christmas Peace
Power of Prayer

How to Find Peace This Christmas

The inspiring story behind the hymn, “It Is Well With My Soul”

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Virtual Christmas party
Positive Living

3 Fun Ideas for Virtual Holiday Parties

The togetherness is real even if no one is in the same room at these delightful gatherings.

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Arthur Levine; Photo credit: Tess Thomas
Books

A Brief History on Why Jews Give Presents at Hanukkah

Arthur Levine, author of The Hanukkah Magic of Nate Gadol, shares what he hopes families take away from this magical story.

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Barbara Stanwyck and Dennis Morgan in Christmas in Connecticut
Movies and TV

25 Classic Movies to Watch in December on TCM

During the holidays many of us revisit beloved classic films. Here are 25 movies, many with a Christmas theme, that are airing on Turner Classic Movies in December 2020.

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Lori Durham (left) with Allison and Betty; photo by Charlotte Kesl
Aging Parents

Suddenly She Was a Sandwich Generation Caregiver

First her daughter and her husband moved in. Then her mother-in-law. So much for her empty nest.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries; photo by Kennies Earl
Stories of Faith

Keep the Faith: The Joy of Giving at Christmas

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries shares a treasured family memory of an early experience with Christmas giving.

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Cecil Murphey at his home in Tucker, Georgia; photo by Michael A Schwarz
Stories of Hope

How a Pastor and Author Came to Terms with His Grief After Losing His Wife

A special gift helped Cecil Murphey accept his loss on the first Christmas in 58 years without his spouse.

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Kyle on his graduation night with Grandma Honeybunch; photo courtesy Brenda Brown
Grandchildren

His Grandmother Trained Him to Be a Gentleman

When he became interested in girls, he knew just where to turn for guidance: a grandmother named Honeybunch.

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