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A bumper-to-bumper traffic jam
God's Grace

Mysterious Ways: A Commuter's Answered Prayer

Her long drive was a major source of stress, but she never expected a solution to present itself so quickly.

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A boy juggles tennis balls
True Stories of Answered Prayer

What Prayer Can Do: The Three Rules of Life

He prayed for a way to convince his grandson to focus less on video games and more on his studies.

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Melissa Prewitt with her neighbor Audree; photo by Trace Thomas
Stories of Hope

Her Spirits Were Lifted by a Teen Who Did the Right Thing

She felt she had more problems than blessings, until a young neighbor changed her mind.

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A young girl enters her elementary school
Stories of Hope

Seven Sweet Words That Changed Her Life

Made to feel she didn’t belong because of her cleft palate, a young girl’s outlook is changed by a teacher’s kindness.

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Mary Pickford
Family

Guideposts Classics: Mary Pickford on the Blessings of Children

In this story from 1948, movie legend Mary Pickford shares how the two children she adopted with her husband, actor and singer Buddy Rogers, enriched their lives.

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John Simmons holds his father’s Bible; photo by Whitney Curtis
Addiction and Recovery

A Gambling Addict's Path to Redemption

Opening his late father’s Bible helped him to find God and reclaim his life

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Lou Dean takes her morning walk; photo by Matt Staver
Stories of Faith

The Great Outdoors Is Her Sanctuary

While living in the remote high desert of Colorado, Lou Dean has grown closer than ever to God

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Randall Liberty; photo by Katye Martens Brier
Emotional and Mental Health

A Prison Warden's Victory Over PTSD

After years in the military and law enforcement, he opened up about his struggles with trauma and learned that God was listening

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Jeannie Hughes with her husband, Roger; photo by Scott Goldsmith
Family Caregiving

She Was Inspired by Her Husband's Positivity While Dealing with Cancer

Her husband’s diagnosis didn’t challenge his faith. Why did it shake hers?

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Ralph "RJ Groove" Johnson (left) and Dwayne Jones; photo by Karen Pulfer Focht
People Helping People

With God's Guidance, He Helps Others in Large and Tiny Ways

In a historic African-American community in Memphis, contractor Dwayne Jones works to improve the lives of others

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