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Positive Living

How to Have Positive Conversations About Difficult Holiday Decisions

Families face choices about how and whether to gather for holiday meals this year. Stay true to your values to preserve relationships through the season.

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Movies and TV

20 Classic Movies to Watch in November on TCM

Chilly autumn evenings are the perfect time to gather the family for an evening of classic movies. Here are 20 films airing on Turner Classic Movies this month that we think you'll enjoy.

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Family

Lacey Chabert: Christmas Is Close to My Heart

The star of multiple Hallmark holiday movies wants to help you find the spirit of the season.

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Angels

This Grandmother Made the Best Thanksgiving Dinner Ever

Her granddaughter’s dairy allergy seemed daunting. But with a new attitude, and a little creativity, she made a memorable meal.

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A slice of pumpkin pie in the sky. Illustration by Mike Hansen
Angels

A Heaven-Sent Slice of Pumpkin Pie

Her mother’s favorite Thanksgiving dessert saved the day during a difficult holiday.

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Illustration by Aurélie Blanz
Angels

How Jesus Helped Her Son in a Christmas Play

Her four-year-old son was the innkeeper in the church’s annual Christmas pageant. Could he remember his line?

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A Christmas wreath surrounded by two angels. Illustration by Hennie Haworth
Angels

This Christmas Wreath Became a Source of Divine Comfort and Love

The festive decoration was just what they needed for their first Christmas as a blended family.

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Daily Devotions

A Thanksgiving Prayer, Answered

In this excerpt from Daily Guideposts, our annual collection of uplifting devotions, Patty Kirk shares an inspiring Thanksgiving memory.

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Stories of Hope for Caregivers

She Gave a Vietnam Vet the Love He Needed in His Final Days

She thought that she had failed the formerly homeless veteran in her role as a caregiver, but she soon realized her loving care was enough.

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Illustration by Susanna Harrison
Angels

Spreading Joy with a Special Chicken Soup Story

Telling the hilarious tale of her aunt’s surprise soup became a Thanksgiving tradition.

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