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Nicki Cooper and her two sons, Brennan (right) and Breckan; photo courtesy Kamryn Brownlee
Family Problems

How She Prayed for Her Sons to Get Along

She asked God to bring her twin sons together and then the pandemic happened. 

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An artist's rendering of tension between two neighbors on either side of a wall
Friends

She Swallowed Her Pride to Restore a Broken Friendship

Small squabbles had caused a bitter rift with a close neighbor. Could she find the resolve to reach out to her former friend?

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Raylene Nickel; photo by Stephanie Blumhagen
Answered Prayers

How Six Sheets of Yellowed Paper Eased Her Loneliness

Feeling alone during the Covid-19 pandemic, this farmer prayed to hear her late husband's voice. Had she been too bold?

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Challah bread, wine and candles are placed on a table for Shabbat
Faith and Prayer

In a Time of Quarantine, the Sabbath Brings a Joyful Reawakening

A rabbi and father of two, he worried about how his family would cope with the isolation brought on by the pandemic.

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Jill Suttie; photo courtesy Jill Suttie
Addiction and Recovery

Forgiving Her Alcoholic Father Helped Her Feel Whole

Her father was trying to make amends, but could she forgive him for his emotional abuse during her childhood?

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Genelle Guzman-McMillan
God's Grace

She Was the Last One Rescued from the World Trade Center

In a story we first published in May 2002, this survivor credits God with her miraculous rescue from the rubble following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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Guideposts blogger Bob Hostetler
Power of Prayer

Bob Hostetler: 5 Ways Faith Can Help You Overcome Fear

The popular Guideposts blogger recalls a terrifying hike gone awry—and the lessons learned, which are more relevant today than ever.

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Stu Reininger
Dogs

An Insistent Dog Opened His Eyes to God's Grace

He wanted to be alone in his grief, but on a rural hiking trail in Calabria, Italy, a 60-pound puppy wouldn't take no for an answer.

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Entertainment

3 Fun Online Games to Play During Quarantine

From digital card games to matching games, Guideposts.org has you covered with our free virtual collection.

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Stories of Hope

His Perseverance Paid Off in a Gift to the American People

In this story from July 1986, Richard Schneider celebrates Kenneth Lynch, a craftsman who helped to restore the Statue of Liberty.

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