Stories of Faith

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Joel Osteen on Why You Should Dream Big

Pastor and author Joel Osteen says that even when we think we've lost our dream, there are seeds of greatness in all of us.

Melba Pattillo Beals, civil rights icon and author of I Will Not Fear

How a Member of the Little Rock Nine Found Courage

Facing racist threats, Melba Pattillo Beals helped integrate Arkansas schools. She also deepened her faith

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ABC's Linsey Davis on How Faith Helped Her Overcome Postpartum Anxiety

Following the birth of her first child, broadcast journalist Linsey Davis experienced anxiety so pronounced that her blood pressure rose to dangerous levels.

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Linsey Davis and her son, Ayden

How ABC’s Linsey Davis Overcame Anxiety

She was a TV journalist with a new baby and a happy marriage, but she struggled with anxiety after being diagnosed with preeclampsia

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Why the Wait Is Worth It

Don’t rush God when you’re impatient for something to happen. His timing is always perfect.

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Actress Marla Gibbs

Guideposts Classics: Actress Marla Gibbs on Stepping Out on Faith

In this story from September 1989, the popular actress shares how she came to understand that when it comes to faith, the first step can be the toughest—and the most rewarding.

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Heavenly Bodies at the Cloisters

Dresses at the Cloisters—Bringing Holy Art Alive

In a Met Museum exhibit, top-end designers like Dior, Chanel, Galliano and Balenciaga seem to gaze up at God.

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Melba Pattillo Beals, civil rights icon and author of I Will Not Fear

Melba Pattillo Beals: The Faith and Courage of a Civil Rights Icon

Melba Pattillo Beals, one of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who in 1957 enrolled at the previously all-white Little Rock Central High School, discusses her memoir of that time, I Will Not Fear.

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Grandmother and grandson

Leaving Love Notes for a Grandson

A grandmother also celebrates her spiritual source of love, the Bible.

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Actress Cheryl Ladd

Guideposts Classics: Cheryl Ladd on Looking Upward in Faith

In this story from October 1994, the Charlie's Angels star recalls how her faith impacts her love of golf—and, occasionally, vice versa.

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Keep Those Spiritual Batteries Charged!

Your connection to God needs to stay strong in order to face daily challenges.

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Bishop Michael Curry to speak at Royal Wedding

The American Preacher at the Royal Wedding

In an inspired choice, Bishop Michael Curry to speak at wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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Cleaning windows

The Importance of Cleaning—Inside and Out

When it comes to our faith, seeing clearly involves some spiritual elbow grease.

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Reading the Bible

What to Do When the Bible Is Hard to Understand

Confusing Bible verses, after prayerful meditation, can ultimately reveal more than expected.

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