Friends and Family

What is a family? Sometimes your family includes friends who stand by you in every season of life. The heart of your family might also be your marriage, or the meaning and purpose you derive from parenting, caregiving, or even loving the pets who never let you down.

The social media star shares how both her mother and her mother-in-law influenced her family’s holiday celebrations.

The country music star, author and television personality shares memories of holiday cooking with her mother and sister. Continue Reading Trisha Yearwood: Christmas in the Kitchen

It’s the date of my birth, but also of mourning. How do I embrace both?

We can’t begin to know what our children will become, but we can share what matters to us.

The longtime Guideposts contributor and friend passed away at the age of 104.

A former contributor and man of solid faith dies at 104.

When someone you care about is struggling, a simple act, no words necessary, can help.

The fine art of reaching out and reconnecting

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In grief and heartbreak, there’s grace where grace is needed.

A note of appreciation for all the prayers and support in the wake of a wife’s death.

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