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Caregiven Judy Spence
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

This Caregiver Helped Her Husband Continue His Photography Following a Stroke

Judy Spence found that a sense of gratitude and helping her husband continue to pursue photography after he suffered a stroke made all the difference.

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Stephen Wilder and Nicole Figaro`
Friends

How Two Neighbors Grew Even Closer During the Pandemic

New Yorkers Stephen Wilder and Nicole Figaro, who have been friendly neighbors for 30 years, explain how the Covid-19 crisis has brought them even closer.

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Makeup maven Jamie Kern Lima; photo courtesy Jamie Kern Lima
Motivational Stories

Jamie Kern Lima on Faith and Pursuing Your Dreams

In this pair of videos, the founder of IT Cosmetics recalls how her faith in God sustained her as she strove to get her business off the ground and shares three tips to help you pursue your dreams.

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Guideposts editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan; photo by Amy Etra
Stories of Hope

Positive Space: A Message from Guideposts' Edward Grinnan

Our Editor-in-Chief introduces readers to Guideposts’ fresh new look. But it’s not just the magazine that’s heading in a positive new direction.  

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Opera singers Dimitri Pittas& Leah Edwards with pianist Chee-Hang See; photo courtesy Holy City Arts
Stories of Hope

The Healing Power of Music During a Pandemic

From a pair of opera singers in South Carolina to a Mariachi band in Texas, meet the musicians who refused to let the music die.

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Julie Garmon and Clyde; photo by Michael  A. Schwarz
Dogs

Her Dog's Injuries Taught Her a Lesson in Letting Go

When her beloved yellow Lab was hit by a car, she blamed herself. Could she cede control in a time of crisis?

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Brenda Graham with a quilt; photo courtesy Brenda Graham
Family

Five Quilts for Five Sisters: A Goodbye Gift from Their Mother

They thought they knew everything about their mother, but she had one last surprise for them.

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Paul Fockler; photo by Dean Curtis
People Helping People

Witnessing a Car Crash Inspired Him to Become a Nurse

He was happily married, happily employed—just plain happy. Until the accident put him on an entirely new life path.

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Colleen Radke and daughter Wynn; photo courtesy Colleen Radke
Stories of Hope

A Quest to Visit 67 Waterfalls Helped This Mother and Daughter Heal

With the pandemic and a pending divorce, their lives were in free fall. But reconnecting with Mother Nature proved restorative.

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Gracie and Edward in the woods
Inspiring Stories

The Powerful Stories That Bring Us Together

How people overcome differences and reach common ground.

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