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.

Positive attitude

Can Positive Thinking Keep Your Heart Healthy?

New research suggests there is a connection between optimism and recovery from certain heart conditions.


3 Recipes: Peas and Mint

These green springtime beauties are perfect partners on the plate.


Taking Care of Me

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

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Hope for Alcohol Addiction: Knowing the Signs

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here are the signs of alcoholism you need to know.

Bible prayers not to pray

Better Ways to Pray These 4 Bible Verses

All things considered, the Bible offers many prayers that benefit and bless. But in some cases, you may want to try a different approach.

Walking for fitness

5 Life Lessons from a Workout

A military mom realizes that getting fit echoes the challenges faced by a military family.

Praying for others

5 Ways That I Pray for Others

A Guideposts editor offers his notes-to-self when it comes to honoring prayer requests.


How to Help a Grump

You never know what someone else is going through. Have you ever gotten a divine nudge to ask?

Cherry blossoms in spring

Why Spring Is the Most Positive Season

We can all embrace the exuberance of the world waking up to hope.