Inspiration

Alex Trebek, Olivia de Havilland, Chadwick Boseman
Finding Life Purpose

Guideposts Says Goodbye: Notable Deaths of 2020

As 2020 comes to a close, Guideposts pauses to remember some of the inspiring individuals who left us this past year.

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Gracie and Edward in the Berkshires
Pets

Emerging from the Darkness of a Difficult Year

We are beginning to see our way out of a time of sickness and death.

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Reframing loneliness
Positive Living

Loneliness—How to Reframe It This Holiday Season

A book’s fresh, inspired take on “the loneliness epidemic” can help us find a sense of belonging.

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Alone at Christmas
Prayer Stories

How to Get Through a Lonely Christmas

Even in the absence of family gatherings this year, there’s still joy and wonder to be found.

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Dolly Parton; photo by Stacie Huckeba
Music

Dolly Parton Shares the Story Behind 'Mary, Did You Know?'

The beloved music icon reveals how the track, which is featured in her new album A Holly Dolly Christmas, “sends chills down me.”

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Rick Hamlin
Inspiring Stories

An Advent Message from Rick Hamlin: The Joys of a Crèche at Christmas

Rick shares why a nativity scene is such a treasured part of his family's holiday season.

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A new take on holiday gifts
Positive Living

How to Reimagine Holiday Gifts This Year

A year unlike any other deserves a new take on what we give and receive.

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How to find God in silence
Positive Living

How to Find God in Silence

Let wise words from Thomas Merton cast a positive light on a quiet holiday season.

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Gracie and Edward in the woods
Alzheimer's and Dementia

Remembering God While Fearing Alzheimer's

At work on a book about his family’s history with the disease, an apprehensive author’s faith kicks in.

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John Lewis; U.S. Congress, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Stories of Hope

Remembering John Lewis: 10 Inspiring Quotes

The late John Lewis devoted his life to the cause of civil rights. Just as Lewis was inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, his words have inspired others to work for equality and justice.

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