Family

Families come in all shapes and sizes. Blended families bring both richness and complexity to both the large and very small aspects of family life. But even if family problems weigh heavily on your heart, rest assured that you can find a way to improve the love and connection within your family.
Guideposts contributing editor Kathryn Slattery

A Mother's Day Message from Kathryn Slattery

For Mother's Day, Guideposts contributing editor Kathryn Slattery offers a tender and grateful remembrance of her late mother and offers words of encouragement and comfort to others who have lost their moms.

Dr. and Mrs. Norman Vincent Peale

The Top 10 Things Norman Vincent Peale Taught His Granddaughter

Peale and his wife, Ruth, shared life lessons about family, love and faith that still resonate with their grandchildren today.

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A Family’s Battle with Addiction

How one woman never lost faith despite her husband and children’s descent into drugs and alcohol

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Praying for recovery

3 Ways to Pray for Someone in Recovery

Recovery is a chance to reset the dial. To re-embrace hope and change for both you and your loved one.

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A grandfather plays peek a boo with his granddaughter.

10 Heartwarming Quotes About Grandparents

Grandparents are gifts to every family. They have a wealth of knowledge gained through their lifetime and can share with it children as they grow. They influence you as you grow up and have seen the world change. Here are ten of our favorite quotes to commemorate how special they are.

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A voice inside Ken asked, Isn’t there somebody you need to forgive?

Finding a Way to Forgive His Only Remaining Family

After years of emotional abuse from his older brother, John, he decided it was time for forgiveness—for John's sake and his own.

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Grandfather showing his granddaughter the woods.

Her Grandpa Jacques Sent a Message from Beyond

A woman who misses her grandfather, a deceased Holocaust survivor, stumbles upon an unlikely find that brings him close to her again.

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Opening a present

Why the Wait Is Worth It

Don’t rush God when you’re impatient for something to happen. His timing is always perfect.

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An everything bagel

The Everything Bagel Mystery

To her surprise, a daughter comes up with the perfect birthday card for her carb-craving dad.

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Skye P. Marshall in Indivisible

How Veteran Skye P. Marshall Brought Her Military Experience to the Set of 'Indivisible'

Before she was an actress on shows like NCIS and Grey’s Anatomy, Skye P. Marshall was in the Air Force.

3 Bible Verses About God’s Presence

3 Bible Verses About God’s Presence

No matter what we go through—illness, financial difficulties or broken dreams—knowing that God is with us can make all the difference.

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Facing fear

When Fear Becomes Overwhelming

God will interrupt our lives in the most unexpected moments to offer encouragement.

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Baking cookies

Where the Best Gifts Come From

Baking sweet treats for a friend brings on an appreciation of life’s blessings.

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A smiling woman at the wheel of her car

When God Smiled During a Traffic Jam

A military mom finds peace while stuck in her car during rush hour.

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