Memories

Recent Memories Stories

Happy snapshots don't depict a whole life, nor should they.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

The first Sunday after Labor Day is much more than some greeting card holiday.

by Adam Hunter

A grandfather with his granddaughter

For National Grandparents Day, the first Sunday after Labor Day, we asked people to share memories of their grandmas and grandpas.


Maj. Lee Warren with his wife, Lisa

This combat surgeon packed his painful memories of Iraq away. Forever, he thought

by Maj. Lee Warren, M.D., U.S. Air Force (ret)
, Auburn, Alabama

Lara Spencer poses with some of her flea-market finds

The cohost of Good Morning America talks about her not-so-secret passion and the inspiration behind it.

by Lara Spencer
, New York, New York

A family dog offers insights into how God walks beside us, step by step.

by Edie Melson

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


I understand being worried and afraid. Uncertain and alone. Out of my comfort zone. When suddenly the water seems threatening and cold and safe comfort seems far.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

I consider, in this sweet circle of family, that in this world death is a part of life, but the Lord doesn’t leave us alone in this pain.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

 This is my last blog for Guideposts, as I assume a Senior Pastor position at the Naugatuck United Methodist Church. I will always cherish OurPrayer in my heart.

by Peola Hicks

Devotional writer, Marion Bond West

How a dreaded holiday became a celebrated one...thanks to the healing power of God's love.

by Marion Bond West
, Watkinsville, Georgia

Stories of Faith blogger Shawnelle Eliasen's chalkboard messages to her husband

I can talk with him, lift prayers to him, all throughout the day. He’s always there. Always available.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Inspirational Stories blogger Michelle Medlock Adams with author Michelle Cox

Someday you'll miss tucking your children into bed, kneeling down to pray with them, hearing their footsteps and laughter...

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Waving flags and cheering people welcoming home an Honor Flight

I pray that future generations recognize the sacrifices military men and women serving now have made...

by Edie Melson

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