Positive Living

3 Ways to Set Your Day Up for Success

Just as gardeners nurture the soil around their plants, we can encourage ourselves to make each day fertile and lush.

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Bishop Michael Curry to speak at Royal Wedding

The American Preacher at the Royal Wedding

In an inspired choice, Bishop Michael Curry to speak at wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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Rev. John Newton
Answered Prayers

Rev. John Newton, the Pastor Who Wrote 'Amazing Grace'

One of the world's most beloved hymns was written by a onetime slave trader who repented, turned his life over to God and became an ordained minister and an ardent abolitionist.

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Everyday Greatness: Celebrating the Heroes Among Us

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Welcome to our community of kindness and courage! This page is about heroes, the everyday people who do extraordinary things in big and small ways that demonstrate amazing courage, kindness, compassion, and selflessness. They take the wheelchair-bound neighbor to the grocery store. They wrestle the gun from a killer’s hand. They work in places many of us have forgotten about long after a high-profile tragedy.

Our mission is to celebrate and embrace every one of them, the people who won't give up, who love in spite of everything that says they shouldn't. We’ve all heard stories of heroism and many of us have experienced firsthand the extraordinary actions people undertake every day that can change someone’s life forever.

We’d love to hear your hero story! Please let us know how a hero has touched your life!

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Veteran alcohol and drug counselor, Mary Spaulding dispels common misconceptions about addiction.
Addiction and Recovery

5 Common Misconceptions About Addiction

This longtime alcohol and drug counselor sheds new light on some widespread substance abuse myths.

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Edward Grinnan discusses his book, Always by My Side, on the Hallmark Channel's Home and Family

Edward Grinnan Appears on the Hallmark Channel's 'Home and Family'

Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan's talks to Larissa Wohl and the Hallmark Channel's Home and Family crew about his love of dogs and his memoir, Always by My Side: Life Lessons from Millie and All the Dogs I've Loved.

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Author Janice Thompson

Mysteries of Martha's Vineyard: An Author's Personal Journey

Author Janice Thompson, a contributor to Guideposts Books' new fiction series, Mysteries of Martha's Vineyard, shares how writing the second book in the series, Like a Fish Out of Water, was a positive and inspiring experience at a difficult time in her life.

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Living Longer, Living Better

Taking Care of Me

A grandmother realizes that making healthy choices has implications for her entire family.

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Heroic pilot Tammie Jo Shults
Inspiring Stories

Pilot Tammie Jo Shults Hailed a “Hero” After Emergency Landing

Passengers of distressed Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 are praising the heroic pilot for her bravery.

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