Recent Kids Stories

Kelly Gallagher

Nothing interesting ever happened in her neighborhood. Or so she thought.

by Kelly Gallagher
, New York, New York

John and Elizabeth Sherrill

An experienced writer learns a surprising (and surprisingly effective) way to combine interviewing and prayer.

by John Sherrill
, New York, New York

Melinda Mallory

A child's anxiety over being away from home is eased by a special Bible verse.

by Melinda Mallory
, Southlake, Texas

Jennifer Hubbard and her husband, Matt

How this Sandy Hook mom survived her daughter’s loss.

by Jennifer Hubbard
, Newtown, Connecticut

A stack of video tapes, the top of which is labeled "Villanueva Family."

Seven dollars for six dozen videotapes was a bargain by any measure. Little did she know what a treasure she'd uncovered.

by Dana Mericle
, Mount Vernon, Texas

Perry Como

In this story from December 1953, the popular crooner discusses the importance of faith in his life and career.

by Perry Como

Homemade greeting card

A departed friend leaves her mark from beyond on a granddaughter's birthday party.

by Peggy Hartman
, The Plains, Ohio

Shannon Sonnhalter

A child-life specialist at a Cleveland hospital shares how Comfort Kits from Guideposts Outreach give sick children–and their families–hope.

by Shannon Sonnhalter
, Cleveland, Ohio

A morel mushroom growing in the grass

May was a tough month without Dad. Until I received evidence of God's love...

by Donna Dilley Hacecky
, Lakeview, Arkansas

Susan Chalkias and a young orphan

A neighborhood reaches out to Thai children with AIDS.

by Helen Grace Lescheid
, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada

May we all have the conviction of those running in the Boston Marathon as we reach out to help our country heal.

by Katie Allen Berlandi

Jessica Cargill

Martial arts provided a way for her and her son to battle their fears.

by Jessica Cargill
, Edmond, Oklahoma

Andie MacDowell

On the TV show Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove, Andie MacDowell plays a judge in a town not unlike the one where she grew up.

by Andie MacDowell
, Asheville, North Carolina

Barb Granado and Hannah
The tragic shootings at Sandy Hook brought all of us together, including God’s most sensitive creatures.
by Barb Granado
, Chicago, Illinois

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