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Positive Living

How to Find Optimism and Hope in the Darkest of Places

It’s called “tragic optimism,” and is a meaningful, positive response to real suffering in life.

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Edward Grinnan
Addiction and Recovery

Free from Guideposts: A Daily Devotions Booklet on Recovery

Whether you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, this collection of 60 devotionals offers a message of hope and inspiration.

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John Haney with a photo of his grandmother; photo by Natalia Weedy
Stories of Hope

His Grandmother Held Fast to Her Faith and Her Family

The 98-year-old was isolated during the pandemic. But prayer and her positive attitude carried her—and her grandson—through.

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Living the Lord's Prayer
How to Pray

How to Live—and Pray—the Lord’s Prayer

Finding the fullness of our faith through both words and actions

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Guideposts Contributing Editor Rick Hamlin
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Rick Hamlin: Love Conquers Fear

Guideposts contributing editor Rick Hamlin explores the challenge that awaits us as we slowly emerge from the pandemic: conquering the fear that we've all felt for more than a year.

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Write a letter
Positive Living

The Unexpected Pleasure of Writing a Note by Hand

Handwriting can feel like a lost art in our tech-heavy times. But putting pen to paper has positive and pleasurable benefits.

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Judy Garland and Fred Astaire in Easter Parade
Movies and TV

31 Classic Movies to Watch in April on TCM

We've picked one offering for each day during TCM's 31 Days of Oscar that we think you'll enjoy in April 2021.

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Hot Cross Buns; Shutterstock
Prayer Stories

4 Traditional Ways to Observe Good Friday at Home

Eat hot cross buns, make a delicious fish dish, pray the Stations of the Cross and be part of a special Day of Prayer.

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Beth and her father; photo courtesy Beth Gormong
Aging Parents

How Could She Best Care for Her Widowed Father During the Pandemic?

They made a new guest suite for him. But was he ready to give up his independence?

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Kristy Dewberry with husband, Don; photo by Shevaun Williams
Marriage

Spending Every Day Together During Quarantine Eased Her Mind

They had been married for 38 years. But only two weeks into lockdown, she wondered if they’d make it to 39.

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