Rick Hamlin

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Writing a thank you note
Motivational Stories

The Surprise Blessings of Thank-You Notes

When you have to write one, you may be stumped. But then you’ll discover that expressing gratitude is infectious.

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The brass buttons from Rick's grandfather's Navy uniform
Prayer Stories

Pray for Peace on the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

Whether you know it as Veterans Day or Remembrance Day, it’s a reminder to pray for peace.

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Prayer group
Power of Prayer

After the Pittsburgh Shooting: Prayers for Healing from Hatred and Violence

How faith communities help us stay connected to the love, kindness, faith and generosity in this world.

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Investment expert John Templeton
Motivational Stories

5 Laws of Life from Financial Expert John Templeton

He knew a lot about making money. But he knew a lot about spiritual growth as well.

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Guideposts writers workshop
Inspiring Stories

Giving Thanks at the Guideposts Writers Workshop

Gratitude for all the blessings—and participants—at this year’s gathering.

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Continue to pray after Hurricane Florence
Power of Prayer

Why You Should Still Be Praying About Hurricane Florence

In the weeks and months after a disaster, the suffering continues.

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John and Elizabeth Sherrill
Power of Prayer

A Visit with Elizabeth Sherrill and a Lesson in Prayer

Always the teacher. Always the seeker. Always the lover of God.

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Praying for the sick
Power of Prayer

When You're Too Sick to Pray for Yourself

Healing is a gift. Claim those prayers from others and then someday return the favor.

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How to Give Each Moment to God
Power of Prayer

How to Give Each Moment to God

A slim volume written hundreds of years ago inspires a renewed devotion to living prayerfully and in the moment.

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Rick's son, Will, and his bride, Karen
Marriage

What You Need in a Marriage

A dad offers blessings to his son on his wedding day.

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