Hope

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Miracles

7 Heaven-Sent Signs Captured in Photos

These folks received comfort through divine signs and snapped a picture to prove it.

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Stories of Hope

How Rehabbing Wild Animals Helped Her Cope with Debilitating Pain

She has chronic intractable migraine disease, but Teddy Flory puts animals first.

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Stories of Faith

How to Hold on to Hope When the Odds Are Against You

Discover the power of faith combined with hope when you think there’s no way forward.

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Motivational Stories

Guideposts Classics: Colin Powell on the Value of Dedication

In this story from November 1991, the former U.S. Secretary of State reminds us that whatever we do in life, someone is always watching.

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Emotional and Mental Health

Positive Reading: ‘Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness’

This graphic memoir helps us name and understand isolation—and take steps to loosen its grip on our lives.

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Emotional and Mental Health

The Science Behind the Benefits of ‘Spiritual Thinking’

How spirituality expands our thinking and secures our mental health.

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Holiday de-stressing
Stories of Faith

This Holiday Season, How to Find the Blessings of De-Stressing

The pressure to prepare for upcoming celebrations has already begun. Where to turn?

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Music

The Story of a Song: Save the Last Dance for Me

Doc Pomus, who wrote songs for Elvis Presley, Andy Williams and Ray Charles, based one of his biggest hits on a moment from his own life.

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Addiction and Recovery

How He Came to Minister to Hikers on the Appalachian Trail

A novice chaplain, a novice hiker and only four years sober. Was he up to this unexpected new challenge?

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Alzheimer's and Dementia

At 100, Her Grandfather Was Enjoying Life to the Fullest

After 76 years of marriage, Alzheimer’s had taken his beloved wife. But with God’s help he graciously let go of being a caregiver.

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