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Tiera and Myron with sons Myron, left, and Micah; photo by Tony Novak-Clifford

This Struggling Mom Turned to Him for Help

It wasn’t rocket science. It was parenting. That was the problem...

Author and journalist Mitch Albom; photo by Glenn Triest

Mitch Albom: 5 Spiritual Lessons

The best-selling author shares lessons he’s learned about the person God wants him—and each of us— to be.

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Jim Hinch and family at Muir Pass; photo courtesy Jim Hinch

Could He Trust God to Oversee His Family's Hiking Journey?

What he thought would be a coming-of-age experience for his kids proved to be a spiritual lesson for him.

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Mitchell Hollis, founder of Run For God; photo by Michael A. Schwarz

He Stopped Running from His Past to Head Toward God

He thought he knew what he was running for—until he figured out what he was running from.

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Catherine Madera; photo by Brandon Hill

The Journal of a Sister Lost to Cancer Bolstered Her Faith

Her late sister had made her peace with the Lord. Could she?

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Eleni Kalorkoti's illustration of a frustrated cook over a pot of beans

The Blessing of Burnt Beans

A ruined pot of beans taught her a valuable spiritual lesson.

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What is an Ebenezer Stone?

During difficult times, let this Bible story remind you of God’s presence in your life.

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Catherine Madera

Catherine Madera on How Her Faith Helps Her Cope with Grief

Catherine Madera lost her beloved younger sister to cancer, but she has been to deal with the hurt and sadness that loss has brought her because of her faith in God.

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Blind woodworker John Furniss

A Visit to a Blind Woodworker's Workshop

John Furniss shares how he came to be a woodworker despite being sight-impaired.

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Michael Paraskeva's illustration of Shawnelle's house

Could She Let Go of the House She Loved?

The stages of life and the changes they brought were often a challenge for her, and never more so than now.

Katheryn Berlandi, granddaughter to Dr. and Mrs. Norman Vincent Peale

His Granddaughter Remembers Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

Katheryn Berlandi recalls the life lessons Dr. and Mrs. Peale taught her.

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18 Inspiring Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Celebrate these famous Americans, including Bruce Lee, Dwayne Johnson, and Amy Tan, during AAPI Heritage Month.

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Edward Grinnan

How Does ‘Law & Order’ Bear a Resemblance to the Bible?

While watching reruns of this long-running TV drama, some insights about justice and mercy

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She Bought Naomi Judd's Chair for $5

She Bought Naomi Judd's Chair for $5

Naomi’s music and their shared nursing career had inspired her for years. Then an estate sale gave her something to hold onto.

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Musician and author Naomi Judd; photo by Harry Langdon

Guideposts Classics: Naomi Judd on Stepping Out in Faith

In this story from January 2003, musician and author Naomi Judd recalls how faith led her to a successful career and helped her cope with a hepatitis C diagnosis.

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Melissa Prewitt with her neighbor Audree; photo by Trace Thomas

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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