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Roberta Messner
Coping With Illness

4 Tips for Overcoming Loneliness When You Have a Chronic Illness

A longtime nurse offers expert advice on how to avoid isolation by joining a support group, getting a pet and more.

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Addiction and Recovery

After a Year of Sobriety She Turned to Helping Others

She thought she was ready for romance, but her AA sponsor introduced her to an entirely different kind of relationship.

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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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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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Guideposts contributor Roberta Messner
Life Advice

3 Ways to Overcome Loneliness

Roberta Messner shares how faith and her prayer life provide support and a connection to those around her.

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Pets

How Bugs Help Her Cope with a Debilitating Disease

This 12-year-old, who has Neurofibromatosis, happily keeps 5,000 cockroaches in her bedroom.

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Pets

This Heaven-Sent Horse Healed Her Family

An elderly palomino befriends a lonely paint horse and brings hope after the death of a beloved pet. 

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Photo credit: Steve Koss
Pets

How God Brought Her Horses Together

After LeAnn Convis’s horse Storm lost her pasture mate, she searched endlessly for another horse to adopt but none felt like the right fit. It was when she went to buy more grain that the store clerk told her about a golden palomino named Kado, who lived just 10 minutes away and needed a retirement home. Will he be a good companion to Storm?

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Helping pick up trash in a park
Life Advice

Why You Should Never Give Up on Doing Good

Doing a good deed may not change the world, but it can change you.

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Addiction and Recovery

A Waitress' Answered Prayers to Overcome Addiction

How a group of friends from Alcoholics Anonymous gave her the strength she needed.

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