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Alex Trebek

Love Continues to Pour in for Alex Trebek After Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

The beloved game show host says even Watson, the IBM computer, sent him well wishes.

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Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr

Guideposts Classics: Bart Starr on the Importance of Confidence

In this story from January 1968, former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr recalls how the legendary coach Vince Lombardi instilled confidence in Starr and his teammates.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author and playwright Herman Wouk

Guideposts Classics: Herman Wouk on the Blessings of the Sabbath

In this excerpt from his book This Is My God, as seen in the August 1961 issue of Guideposts, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and author Herman Wouk shares why he so valued Judaism's observance of the Sabbath.

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Charles McGee on an airplane

Tuskegee Airman Celebrates 100th Birthday by Flying a Plane

The centenarian handled the takeoff and landing perfectly.

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Newborns dressed as Mister Rogers

Hospital Dresses Newborns as Mister Rogers

The babies and staff, who were greeted by the late TV star’s wife, were celebrating World Kindness Day.

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Jessye Norman, Tim Conway and Rachel Held Evans

Guideposts Says Goodbye: Notable Deaths of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, Guideposts pauses to remember some of the inspiring individuals who left us over the past 12 months.

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Three Lessons of Beatitudes

Three Lessons of the Beatitudes

To live in the present, access peace and the many blessings available through faith—are just a few of the lessons of His teachings.

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Winter walk

The Quiet Beauty of Nature in Winter

Just because the weather has turned cold doesn’t mean nature isn’t still filled with inspiring lessons.

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Family smiling at computer screen

Guideposts' 10 Most Popular Videos of 2019

Here are the 10 videos that Guideposts readers and followers watched the most over the past 12 months.

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The wife of Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers

Who Is the Wife of Mister Rogers?

In a conversation with Joanne Rogers, loving memories of beautiful days with her husband and family

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Former Iran hostage Kathryn Koob

The Morning Prayer That Helped Her Survive Captivity

Kathryn Koob, one of 52 Americans taken hostage in Iran on November 4, 1979, shares how her faith helped her endure the 444-day ordeal.

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Sharon across from Emanuel AME church, where the shooting occurred

How She Found Healing After the Charleston Church Shooting

This pastor lost her mother to a white supremacist's hatred, but her faith helped her find peace.

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