Christmas

Myquillyn Smith, the Merry Minimalist, photographed January 2, 2019, in her home for Guideposts Joys of Christmas 2019 edition.
Inspiring Stories

Myquillyn Smith: The Simple Joys of the Christmas Season

The blogger, decorator and author of Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less Stuff says to "free yourself" from all your Christmas clutter. Let go of rewrapping gifts and endless decorating, she says, and realize that finding Christmas joy is as simple as welcoming Jesus into your heart, friends into your home and family into every moment.

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Ginny Curry smiling in front of her Christmas cabin.
Stories of Hope

Her Husband Died Before Finishing Her Dream Christmas Cabin

But with the help of friends—and some divine inspiration—the pioneer cabin was ultimately completed.

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Katie Jacobs
Family

Keeping It Casual on Christmas Morning

This Nashville stylist preferred formal meals, but her kids wanted a pajama-clad celebration. Could they compromise?

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How Ben Napier Spreads Christmas Cheer
Motivational Stories

How Ben Napier Spreads Christmas Cheer

The co-host of HGTV's Home Town explains how he finds holiday magic every day, even in the summer.

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ILLUSTRATION BY BECCA STADTLANDER
Angels

A Christmas Tree at Easter?

Her family had a long tradition of celebrating the holiday whenever their military men came home.

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ILLUSTRATION BY MICHAEL GLENWOOD
Angels

A College Student's Do-It-Yourself Christmas Tree

With a little creativity, she gave her family a happy holiday celebration.  

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ILLUSTRATION BY JOHN JAY CABUAY
Angels

The Angel That Heard Their Christmas Wishes

A stranger showed up at their door with a heartwarming holiday surprise.

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Courtesy of Hallmark
Movies and TV

8 Hallmark Christmas Movies You Don’t Want to Miss

From Hanukkah to New Year's and small towns to the North Pole, there's a movie for everyone this holiday season. 

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Katie Jacobs' Sausage Cheese Balls
Breakfast

Sausage Cheese Balls

Here's a sure-to-please recipe that you can make in advance and then just pop in the oven on Christmas morning (or any other morning).

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Guideposts Executive Editor Rick Hamlin
Entertainment

Rick Sings 'God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen'

Listen as Guideposts Executive Editor Rick Hamlin sings 'God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen'

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