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Michelle Akers and her horse

Soccer Star Michelle Akers: From Scoring Goals to Rescuing Horses

The Olympic legend finds herself on a different kind of field these days. 

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How the Boy With the Golden Horn Helped Him Comfort his Granddaughter

How the Boy With the Golden Horn Helped Him Comfort his Granddaughter

When her pet rabbit was dying, the seven-year-old learned about the Rainbow Bridge.  

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The Chiassons and their dog, Bear

She Raised Money to Bring Her Soldier's Dog Home from Afghanistan

Puppy Rescue Mission has helped military men and women bring home more than 3,000 dogs and cats.

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Chris and Bear playing together.

The Veteran and Dog Behind a Puppy Rescue Mission

When Anna Chiasson’s fiancé brought a puppy home from Afghanistan, a journey began—for both Anna and the dog—and a bigger mission was born.

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Courtesy of Fox Movies

The Inspiration Behind 'The Art of Racing in the Rain'

Author Garth Stein on how his love of dogs turned into a bestselling book and a major motion picture. 

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An Alcoholics Anonymous meeting

After a Year of Sobriety She Turned to Helping Others

She thought she was ready for romance, but her AA sponsor introduced her to an entirely different kind of relationship.

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Three generations of the same family

5 Tips for Successful Multigenerational Family Living

Grandparents moving in? How to make a situation like this work for everyone in the family.

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Mari and her mom, Susie, get in the spirit of the season.

A Hanukkah Tree for Her Methodist Mom

A Jewish daughter searches for the perfect gift for her Christian mother.

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Guideposts staffer Mari Pack

A Christmas Tree for Hanukkah

Guideposts staffer Mari Pack, who is Jewish, shares how she and her brother surprised their mother, who is Christian, with a Christmas tree on the final night of Hanukkah.

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Bestselling author Karen Kingsbury

Karen Kingsbury's Christmas Gift-Giving Tips

In this series of videos, bestselling author Karen Kingsbury talks about Christmas gift-giving, the decision to add a new puppy to her family and her Red Gloves collection of Christmas stories, available from Guideposts Books

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Bestselling author Karen Kingsbury and her husband, Donald

Karen Kingsbury on Bringing Her Christmas Puppy Home

The best-selling author and her husband, Donald, didn’t think they could love another dog again—until Toby came along.

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Loss at Thanksgiving

4 Ways to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

The holiday season can be emotional when you’re grieving. Try these tips for being kind to yourself and finding moments of joy amidst the sorrow.

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