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Author Marion Bond West at her window (Photo by Michael  A. Schwarz)

The Best of Author Marion Bond West

Read some of our favorite stories from the popular Guideposts magazine contributing editor.

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Author Beverly Cleary; photo by San Francisco Chronicle/Hearst Newspapers via Getty Images

How Beloved Children’s Book Author Beverly Cleary Inspired This Writer

The passing of the award-winning author reminded Ginger Rue of how important it is to see the world through a child’s eye.

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Faith rooted within

How Our Faith Is Rooted Within Us

Just as we grow up speaking in a certain way, God gives us a spiritual accent as well.

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Pastor Mark Batterson; Photo courtesy: Mark Batterson

7 Daily Habits to Reach Your God-Sized Goals

In his new book Win the Day, pastor and best-selling author Mark Batterson shares how to stress less—and make the most of each day.  

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A blue Easter egg with a message inside; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Egging Each Other On

How these plastic Easter eggs became a source of comfort to socially distanced friends and family.

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A mailbox with a riddle; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: A Riddle Day

Her riddles helped others connect with loved ones and neighbors safely during the pandemic.

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An artst's render of a heavenly hammock

A Cancer Patient Places Herself in His Comforting Hands

She received a sign of God’s protection right after waking up from another surgery.

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An illustration of two frontline workers holding a tray of cookies; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Sweet Thanks

Their thoughtful initiative highlighted their appreciation to healthcare workers and evolved into Cookies for Caregivers.

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Jeremiah Braudrick; photo by Shevaun Williams

The Words of C. S. Lewis Helped Him Reclaim His Faith

How the beloved author of The Chronicles of Narnia helped a struggling veteran-turned pastor realize that God forgave him.  

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La Pieta; photo iStock/Getty Images Plus

A Grieving Mother Finds Comfort in the Face of Jesus

Could portraying Mary in a church Easter production finally bring her comfort?

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Mike Frezon with his vintage tin; photo by Roy Gumpel

How 80-Year-Old Hibiscus Seeds Reassured This Reluctant Retiree

The old tin had been hidden away for decades. Could the seeds still grow into plants?

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An illustration of a candle, sunflower and golden light; Illustrations by Jasu Hu

3 Mysterious Testimonials of Illuminating Light

In their darkest hours, divine mystery brightened their path forward.

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