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DeVon Franklin poses with the landmark Hollywood sign behind him.

This movie producer achieved success not on his own terms, but on God's.

by DeVon Franklin
, Los Angeles, California

Eben Alexander

Best-selling author Eben Alexander speaks with us about the impact his near-death experience has had on his life.

by Adam Hunter
, New York City, New York

Thoughts about a beloved uncle and the faith he inspired

by Rev. Pablo R. Diaz, D.Min

Sidney Poitier

In this story from August 2001, the acclaimed actor shares how his happy and honorable upbringing has impacted his career choices.

by Sidney Poitier
, Los Angeles, California

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

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