Recent Memories Stories

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

Artist's rendering of an angel perched atop a speeding train, holding a lantern

Maybe her childhood wasn’t perfect, but she wouldn’t let that get in the way of her happiest memories.

by Sandra Carlson
, Sterling Heights, Michigan

Wayne Worden on his motorcyle

Today our armed forces are being welcomed home warmly. But he fought in Vietnam, a war most people wanted to forget.

by Wayne Worden
, Auburn, California

Wanda Rosseland holding jars of apricot jam

Summer just wasn't the summer with apricots to can, but an unlikely source came to her rescue.

by Wanda Rosseland
, Circle, Montana

Jews in the Kovno ghetto who have been assembled for deportation

Storytelling plays a key role in the observance of Yom HaShoah, known in English as Holocaust Remembrance Day.

by Adam Hunter
, New York, New York

An artist's rendering of an angel holding red roses

She feared a visit to her hometown would prove bittersweet at best, but the lovely aroma of roses soothed her pain.

by Tanya Richardson
, New York, New York

Blurry outlook? Don’t worry, writes guest blogger Daniel Kessel. God sees everything clearly.

by Adam Hunter

Susan Page Davis, author of Secrets of the Blue Hill Library's Gone in a Flash

Sometimes family secrets bring on heartache, but sometimes they actually bring relief and joy.

by Susan Page Davis
, Dexter, Kentucky

flowers and a heart decoration at the cemetery in winter

In this excerpt from Extraordinary Answers to Prayer, a young widow shares her crisis of faith.

by Betty J. Dalrymple

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