Father

Whether he's Daddy, Dad, Pop, Papa, or simply a father figure, your father is an influential person in your life, the man who helped give you your life and who has the power to set you on your life's path.
A Devoted Father Cherishes Precious Family Memories
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A Devoted Father Cherishes Precious Family Memories

After seeing a young family at church, he reminisces about the early days of parenthood.

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John Simmons holds his father’s Bible; photo by Whitney Curtis
Addiction and Recovery

A Gambling Addict's Path to Redemption

Opening his late father’s Bible helped him to find God and reclaim his life

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Illustration by Michael Crampton
Angels

Her Father Experienced the Heavenly Wonder of Nature

Diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, he continued to bask in the beauty of God’s natural world.

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Bubba Watson at Pensacola Country Club; photo credit: Larsen&Talbert
Stories of Hope

Bubba Watson: How Faith Helped Him Conquer His Anxiety

Champion golfer Bubba Watson's success on the PGA tour was nearly overshadowed by a lifelong disorder.

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Connie's father as a boy; Photo credit: Connie E. Connely
God's Grace

This Lost Photo Helped Heal Their Wounds

How a missing picture of her late father reunited her family.

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Man praying
How to Pray

How to Pray if ‘Father’ Is a Loaded Term

There’s a way to pray to the father who you want and need.

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Her Santa Collection Comforted Her
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Her Santa Collection Comforted Her

Her father played Santa every year. But their relationship was complicated.  

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Vintage image of mother and children in kitchen
Angels

This Betty Crocker Cookbook Started a Lifelong Tradition

Her father helped her save green stamps to get the cookbook. She’s made the Eskimo Igloo cake for Christmas every year since then. 

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Peter, his adopted son, Anthony, dogs Simba and Rafiki, and his foster children
Dogs

How a Dad—and His Dogs—Show Kids the True Meaning of Family

This man’s heartbreaking childhood inspired him to help children in need.

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King Richard on Serena and Venus Williams’ journey to tennis greatness.
Movies and TV

‘King Richard’ Demonstrates the Power of Resilience, Faith and Family

Actress Aunjanue Ellis, who plays Venus and Serena Williams’ mother, Oracene “Brandy” Williams, talks to Guideposts.org about the new biopic on the Williams sisters’ tennis legacy and their father, Richard Williams. 

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