Joy

Season of light during the holidays
Positive Living

Let the Holidays Come ‘Right on Time’

The cycle of the year is something to marvel at. So what are we really saying when holidays “sneak up” on us? 

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A tablet displaying a piano player; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Sing Along

How this musician offers Christmas music safely in the midst of a pandemic.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries; photo by Kennies Earl
Stories of Faith

Keep the Faith: The Joy of Giving at Christmas

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries shares a treasured family memory of an early experience with Christmas giving.

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A Bible and a cup.
Devotions for Women

Interruption Is Jesus’ Invitation

See interruptions as signals that you can meet another person’s needs.

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Candy jars filled with various assorted sweets.
Better Living

15 Old-Fashioned Candies That Remind Us of Childhood

From sweet chewy treats to chocolate-covered favorites, these old-fashioned candies bring a sense of innocence and wonder with them.

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Photo credit: Diane Bondareff/AP for Tishman Speyer
Motivational Stories

Joy to the World: The Inspiring Journey of the 2019 Rockefeller Tree

Carol Schultz shares how her Norway spruce was chosen from thousands to be the most famous Christmas tree in the world.

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Dear Aging contest winner grateful for life and walk on the beach.
Healing

Dear Aging: Thank You

Linda, one of the three “Dear Aging” letter-writing contest winners, shares the opportunities and beauty that aging brings.

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Carolyn Bolz
Healing

Dear Aging: How It Feels to Get Older

Carolyn Bolz, one of the three “Dear Aging” contest winners, wrote a poem about the joys and challenges of getting older, and how to stay hopeful as the years unfold.  

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Life Advice

The Gift of a Day in the Middle of a Pandemic

Not losing sight of the pockets of joy, gratitude and grace that each day holds.

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Ending the day on a positive note
Positive Living

3 Ways to End Each Day on a Positive Note

No matter what your day includes, try these routines to bid it farewell with peace and optimism.

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