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Praying for God's Will

A New Way to Pray for God’s Will

You can always petition the Almighty for what you want, but here’s a phrase you might add at the end.

Focusing on the present

Why Positive Thinking Works Best When You Stay in the Here and Now

The pandemic is edging out “toxic positivity” in favor of authentic, grounded optimism.

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How to Call Blessings into Your Life

A funny story with an inspiring lesson for hard times.

7 ways to change your life

7 Ways to Change Your Life

When encountering transforming love, big things can happen.

Recovery counselor Sidney H. Smith III

Sidney Smith Offers Advice on Recovery

The recovery counselor offers advice for those who are struggling with addiction and loved ones and friends who wish to offer them support and encouragement.

Rev. Earl Johnson

A Red Cross Chaplain's Advice for Comforting Others

Rev. Earl Johnson shares how we can each help to bring comfort and support to others during the challenging times of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Author Cliff Shiepe

Cliff Shiepe on Overcoming Life’s Obstacles

Author Cliff Shiepe shares the lessons he's learned from health challenges he’s experienced since sharing his story with Guideposts in 2012.

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A Love-Filled Moment at the Anniversary of a Death

A year after my father died, I feel myself shifting into a new relationship with grief.

A woman working from her home office.

Create a Peaceful Home Office

Declutter, add some plants, choose ample lighting and other ways to be productive while working at home.

U.S. Congressman John Lewis

Drawing Inspiration from Heroes of Faith

In the midst of a pandemic, natural disasters and personal loss, we turn to the stories of others for strength.