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Recent Kids Stories

A childhood portrait of Douglas Scott Clark

A boy learns an inspiring lesson and gains a friend when he pays a visit to a mysterious neighbor.

by Douglas Scott Clark
, Maryville, Tennessee

An ichthus, the fish symbol of Christ

An inexplicable pointer inspires a woman making a fresh start in life to select the right contractor.

by Tracy Strandness
, Washington State

Pastor Joel Osteen and his wife, Victoria

The pastor and author shares inspiring thoughts on the blessings of faith and family.

by Joel Osteen
, Houston, Texas

Carol Trimmer and her son, Justin

An autistic child finds his first true comrade in a very unlikely setting.

by Carol Trimmer
, Dublin, Ohio

Griesbach/Martucci's depiction of a family of robins

Inspired by a family of robins outside her window, a bride sets her sights on motherhood.

by Bernice "Bee" Fohl
, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

An artist's rendering of a turtle

A Florida family family learns that answers to prayers can take time.

by Tonya Miles-Tricomi
, Hernando, Florida

Guideposts editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan

With the help of our readers and supporters, Guideposts Outreach reaches out to people in need.

by Edward Grinnan, Editor-in-Chief
, New York, New York

An artist's rendering of an angel and a violet

Faith and flowers serve to strengthen a mother's bond with her children during tough times.

by Glenn Terry
, Merritt Island, Florida

Sergio with boss Mama T

When funding was cut at a gang risk intervention program, one Oakland woman took action.

by Sergio Barreno
, Oakland, California

A plush golden star from a Guideposts Comfort Kit

Brightening a sick child's day with a Comfort Kit is just one service Guideposts Outreach provides.

by Pablo Diaz

Bo Obama, the nation's current First Dog

Pet expert Peggy Frezon lists some of the most famous pets to live in the White House.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

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Where do we go when we die? One widow got a clear answer.

by Virginia Schneider
, Linden, Michigan

Fellow volunteer Lynda giggles with Pat.

A volunteer tutor who thought that Valentine's Day had passed her by learns that Cupid still has some surprises for her.

by Pat Dexter
, Mesa, Arizona

Service man fixing a gas furnace.

When our furnace broke, I prayed God would see us through the hard times.

by Karen Kirk Thompson
, Phoenix, Arizona

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