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Dori's daughter Elizabeth with her Guideposts for Kids Comfort Kit

This was her daughter’s third time in the hospital, and she wasn’t sure she could bear it.

by Dori Sharp
, Aurora, Missouri

God loves me too much to give me what is not best. I’m grateful to be in the center of His hand, where I can rest in the sweet place of relationship and love.

 
by Shawnelle Eliasen

Illustration of a meteor shower in the night sky.

In this excerpt from His Mysterious Ways, a meteor shower shines a light on a desperate job seeker.

by Rose T. Zeilman
, Jacksonville, Florida

A doctor makes a toddler giggle even as he gives him a shot.
This pediatrician makes a toddler giggle even as he gives him a shot.

Television personality Monty Hall

In this story from September 1975, the popular game show host celebrates his mother's legacy of love.

by Monty Hall


two little girls playing in a creek

In this excerpt from Dreams of Angels, a grieving daughter begs God to help her see her alcoholic mother in a new light.

by Lou Dean


Soprano Beverly Sills

In this story from November 1973, the beloved operatic soprano shares how God helped her cope with her special-needs children.

by Beverly Sills
, New York, New York

A beach at sunset

Walking down the beach that day, he was so wrapped up in his own problems he almost didn’t hear the girls screaming.

by Edson Bourn
, Jacksonville, Florida

Heavenly beams shine down through the clouds on a curving highway.

A family is shaken by a car crash except for one little boy who caught a glimpse of divine protectors.

by Vesta-Nadine Severs
, Neosho, Missouri

Jim Hinch and his children

He thought parenting was something a couple did together, but when your wife is a busy pastor, sometimes you have to handle it solo.

by Jim Hinch
, San Jose, California

I was raising a serious Doris Day fan, but was I exposing her to enough excitement and adoration for the Word of God? Would she know his voice as quickly?

by Michelle Medlock Adams

An artist's rendering of a fuly furnished dollhouse

Her adult children were in transition, and so were her living arrangements. But a discarded dollhouse reminded her of her many blessings.

by Carolyn Graham
, Vidor, Texas

I do ask myself the question ... what would Jesus do? And I don’t think he’d be raising his middle finger or waving a gun or a misspelled sign and impeding YMCA buses.

by Edward Grinnan

The sweet truth is, that in God's hands, a small amount becomes more than enough.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

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