Rick Hamlin

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An early Christmas on the subway
People Helping People

An Early Christmas on the Subway

Fellow passengers show kindness to a homeless woman on a New York City train.

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Advent calendar
Prayer Stories

4 Ways to Welcome Advent

Advent is a season that reminds us to hold on to hope and the promise of Christmas. 

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The bread of life
Stories of Faith

Unexpectedly Finding the Bread of Life

A Sunday afternoon full of good art, good food and revelations of Jesus.

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Gift giving
Positive Living

5 Tips on Picking the Perfect Gift

How to make a loved one feel extra special this holiday season.

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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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