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Friends

How an Unusual Friendship Helped Him Recover from Covid-19

An anesthesiologist vows to do everything he can to help the man who saved his life years earlier. 

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Lauren, husband John and their kids
Motivational Stories

Lauren Casper's 5 Tips for Combatting Loneliness

Join a faith community, turn off that screen, and other ways that this writer, mom and chaplain’s wife learned to overcome loneliness.

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Setting boundaries while social distancing
Life Advice

3 Ways to Set Smart Boundaries While Social Distancing

Just because you're spending more time at home doesn't mean you have to say "yes" to everything. 

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Birthday in isolation
Positive Living

How to Have a Positive Birthday in Isolation

Three ways to celebrate your special day while social distancing. 

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How to video conference
Life Advice

How to Be a Good Listener in Virtual Gatherings

Five ways to stay present and connected while physically distancing.

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Guideposts staffer Brett Leveridge
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Brett Leveridge: Phone a Friend

Guideposts staffer Brett Leveridge suggests a simple gesture you can make in these challenging times to brighten the day of someone in your life. 4/4/2020

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Nadine (left) and Akiko
Friends

Long-Lost Pen Pals Are Reunited In Person

Two women who started writing to each other during World War II reconnect face-to-face more than 75 years later.

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Nadine and Akiko
Friends

How These Long-Lost Pen Pals Found Each Other Again

Nadine Covey and Akiko Toyama say “God took over” in reuniting them, after becoming pen-pals during World War II.

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Praying during a crisis
Power of Prayer

How to Pray During a National Crisis

Trying times are an invitation to open our heart to prayer.

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Comforting someone who is grieving
Coping With Grief

5 Comforting Things to Say When Someone Is Grieving

If words elude you when a loved one suffers a terrible loss, try these simple statements of support and sympathy.

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