Death

When a loved one dies, sorrow and grief surround us. But your memories of happy times together survive the sadness, and your belief that death is not the end can comfort you following a loss.
Pray Your Legacy
Power of Prayer

Pray Your Legacy

What do you want people to say about you when you’re gone? Start planning–and doing–now. 

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Guideposts blogger Rick Hamlin remembers his friend Wesley Henderson, a Tuskegee Airman.
Friends

Last Song for a Tuskegee Airman

Remembering Wesley Henderson, a beloved friend and distinguished World War II serviceman

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A granddaughter remembers Norman Vincent Peale's compassionate family doctor on Christmas Eve.
People Helping People

Compassion on Christmas Eve

When Norman Vincent Peale died, he was surrounded by love, family and a very special doctor.

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Soul mates who cannot part in life or in death, who are always in love.
Marriage

The Mysterious Ways of Love and Death

Our December/January issue investigates the phenomenon of soul mates who can’t live apart.

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In the wake of the tragic shootings in Oregon, pray the prayer of tears.
Power of Prayer

After Oregon's Tragedy, Pray the Prayer of Tears

In the wake of another senseless act of violence, God is ready to receive our weeping, to turn it into hope.

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Comfort for those who have lost a loved one.
Managing Life Changes

Comfort for Those Who Have Lost a Loved One

Longfellow's "Footsteps of Angels" was written after the death of his first wife.

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Edward Grinnan and his beloved golden retriever, Millie.
Dogs

Losing a Pet After a Golden Summer

Saying goodbye to a beloved golden girl, Millie

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Devotion for September 11th: I pray it becomes a day to remember courage and grace and love
Daily Devotions

Devotion for September 11th

I pray it becomes a day to remember courage and grace and love.

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A garden becomes a source of hope for a grieving family.
Coping With Grief

The Garden That Healed Our Grief

A family finds peace and heavenly comfort in this excerpt from A Cool Drink of Water.

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Guideposts: Thomas Alva Edison, Maya Angelou and Steve Jobs
Life After Death

Famous Last Words

The often mysterious last words of the dying have long captured public attention. Are they merely final utterances? Or could they possibly hold a clue to the wonder that awaits us in the hereafter?

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