Fear

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Advice for Caregivers

How to Spot Elder Abuse and What to Do If It Occurs

The first step is to learn about the 7 types of abuse that can affect older adults.

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Daily Devotions

Spirit Lifting: Dare

This devotion reminds us that facing up to our fears often brings rich rewards.

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Rick Hamlin
Power of Prayer

Another Medical Mystery in Need of Prayers

Back in the hospital and waiting for answers, this patient finds medicine in both the clinical and the spiritual.

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Stories of Faith

Caught in a Tornado, a Heavenly Voice Reassured Her

A sudden twister threatened her and her grandson. But prayer bolstered her faith in the midst of the terrifying chaos.

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Guideposts Contributing Editor Rick Hamlin
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Rick Hamlin: Love Conquers Fear

Guideposts contributing editor Rick Hamlin explores the challenge that awaits us as we slowly emerge from the pandemic: conquering the fear that we've all felt for more than a year.

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How to Pray

How to Hold the Promise of Easter Forever

There’s always hope of new life—not just on one Sunday in spring but day after day after day.

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Freedom
Stories of Hope

How Passover Helps Us Emerge from Life’s ‘Narrow Straits’

Coming through a tight place into the openness of freedom is a story for the ages—and for our time.

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Garden of Gethsemane
How to Pray

How Jesus Prayed When He Was Overwhelmed

Awaiting His fate in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus shows us seven ways to pray when it feels all but impossible.

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Stories of Hope

How Her Faith Helped Her Face Up to Overwhelming Medical Debt

How could she find the courage to tackle the growing mountain of bills?

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When you can't pray
How to Pray

How to Pray When You Don’t Feel Like It

Even someone who has written books about prayer occasionally needs motivation. Here are five tips.

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