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Dolly Parton
Health and Wellness

A Million Thanks to Dolly Parton

This great friend of Guideposts is decidedly not a “chicken squat.” She celebrates and gets her shot!

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Turn worry into prayer
How to Pray

How to Turn Your Worries into Prayers

If faith can move mountains, it can move some molehills too.

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Mental health
Emotional and Mental Health

Why We Should Make Our Mental Health a Top Priority

Everyone—everyone—is having a hard time during the pandemic. Let’s take that as permission to focus on what nurtures our emotional well-being.

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Bill Hanisch in his bakery; photo courtesy Bill Hanisch
People Helping People

This Baker Made Cakes for Graduating Seniors During the Pandemic

Bill Hanisch, better known as the Bunman, wanted to help the high school seniors feel special.

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Joe and Judy Spence; photo by Shevaun Williams
Family Caregiving

This Caregiver Helped Her Husband Return to His Photography

Their life revolved around visits to the doctor, but rediscovering nature photography sparked a sense of adventure and hope.

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Write a prayer
How to Pray

Write a Prayer to Start Every Day

Sometimes you need a prayer tailored to your special challenges and needs.

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Cosmetics entrepreneur and author Jamie Kern Lima; photo by Dan MacMedan
Motivational Stories

Jamie Kern Lima: Faith Is Part of Her Makeup

Despite being underestimated at every turn, she built IT Cosmetics into a billion-dollar brand by turning every no into a yes.    

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Prayer chain
Stories of Faith

Why Folks Who Pray Never Give Up

The power of a prayer chain uplifts a family.

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Henry Louis Gates Jr., admires Church of God In Christ West Angeles mural (Courtesy of McGee Media)
Movies and TV

PBS Documentary Highlights the ‘Power of Belief’ Behind the Black Church

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. talks with African-American leaders, from Oprah to Senator Raphael Warnock, on the role of the Black Church in American history, then and now.

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Guideposts blogger Holly Lebowitz Rossi
Better Living

Holly Lebowitz Rossi: A Simple Practice for Married Couples

If the walls are closing in as you work and live under the same roof during this long pandemic, Guideposts blogger Holly Lebowitz Rossi has a simple solution to suggest.

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