People Helping People

Giving to others is such an important expression of faith. As we give to others, we better understand the necessity of community and our call to “Love one another as ourselves."

A nurse stands, smiling, as her colleagues look on

Of Healing and Miracles: When Nurses Make a Difference

The role of nurses in seeing us through health crises is can't be overstated. These dedicated health professionals are there when we need them most.

Beverly T. Gooden

This Domestic Violence Survivor Created 'Bolt Bag' to Help Others

Social activist and domestic violence survivor Beverly T. Gooden hopes her Bolt Bag will make it easier for victims to leave abusive situations.

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This Nonprofit Recycles Crayons for a Good Cause

This Nonprofit Recycles Crayons for a Good Cause

Bryan Ware started The Crayon Initiative in order to help children battling terrible illness find colorful ways to heal. 

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Christine Rowsey

How Could She Make Her Dream to Become a Nurse Come True?

In the midst of changing career paths, Christine Rowsey lost her job and her car. Would she also have to sacrifice her dream of doing something that mattered?

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John and his wife, Trish, are closer than ever today

Talking About His Depression Helped His Family and Others

He tried to end his life because depression left him feeling he had nothing to live for. Having miraculously survived, he soon found out just how wrong he had been.

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An artist's rendering of a three women on a couch, one reading aloud to the other two

Someone Cares: Story Time

The life of a senior woman who is losing her sight is brightened by the generosity of a friend who read the Bible to her.

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An artist's rendering of a trio of formal gowns--one red, one white and one blue

Someone Cares: Deploy Your Dress

A group of women arrange for civilians to donate their formal wear so that more military couples can attend dress balls.

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An artist's rendering of an angel inserting coins into a parking meter

Someone Cares: Park and Smile

A group of merchants in Cape May, New Jersey, organize to help out-of-towners avoid parking tickets.

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Farmer Michael Hayden stands proudly on the grounds of Folklore Farm in Cherryfield, Maine

He Shares His Love of Farming—and His Crops—with Local Schoolchildren

A Maine farmer shares his love of the land—and the food that comes from it—with local schoolchildren.

Doris Kuegler's mini-prayer shawl

A Small Gift with a Big Impact

A reader is inspired by a Guideposts story to knit mini-prayer shawls to share with folks who are in need of support and comfort.

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Steven conducts the Patriotic Brass Ensemble

He Plays Patriotic Music to Pay Tribute to Military Veterans

A horn-playing graduate of the Manhattan School of Music devotes his time and energy to a brass ensemble that plays patriotic songs for veterans.

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Vietnam vet William “Tommy” Taylor and his new friends, Jacob and Jordan

Vietnam Vet Says, 'Thank You for Saying Thank You'

Michigan school children embrace a veteran—and he embraces them right back.

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An artist's rendering of a trio of homemade bookmarks

Someone Cares: Worth Bookmarking

A thrift shop volunteer uses her hobby of making bookmarks to touch the lives of her customers.

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