Family

Friendship

An Unexpected Angel Comes Right on Time

When a distraught military mom sent her son off to boot camp, just the right person showed up on her doorstep.

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Worried and praying

Can You Bribe God?

A military mom realizes she doesn’t have to jump through spiritual hoops on behalf of her deployed son.

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Support teenagers in military families.

What’s It Like to Be a Teen in a Military Family?

Military parents and their young kids often get the lion’s share of attention and support. But don’t overlook the family's teenagers.

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Family time

Finding Family Time without Pressure

A military mom learns how to let her family enjoy time together before a deployment instead of packing the schedule.

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Children in church

Passing Along Faith to a New Generation

A grandmother shares her joy at seeing her grandchildren baptized.

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Brothers

How a Family Dynamic Shifted for the Better

When a son enlisted in the military, all of a sudden his relationship with his brothers improved.

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Patricia Heaton, one of America’s favorite TV moms, grew to love cooking for her own family.

Patricia Heaton on the Joy of Cooking for Others

The actress, who played moms on Everybody Loves Raymond and The Middle, was no cook when she first got married—but now she excels in the kitchen.

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Living faith in front of your family

Living Faith in Front of Your Family

A grandchild remembers her most precious inheritance.

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How a pet inspired a worried military mom

How to Break the Cycle of Worry

When her son was deployed, an anxious military mom took inspiration from the family dog to find a more positive way of thinking.

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Learning to accept moving

Being Thankful for the Here and Now

A military mom learns how to see the positive aspects of having to move frequently.

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Diana Aydin, managing editor of Mysterious Ways, shares a story about her mom's mother's intuition

Mother's Intuition: Mysterious Ways Staffers Tell Their Stories

For Mother's Day, Mysterious Ways and Guideposts employees share stories, both amusing and amazing, of instances when their moms displayed mother's intuition to a heightened degree. The perfect Mother’s Day Gift: Women’s Devotional Bible

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Author and investigative genealogist Pamela Slaton

How Pamela Slaton Uses Intuition to Reunite Families

We spoke to the author and investigative genealogist about the many miraculous ways she reunites adoptees with their birth families.

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