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The Last Song of a Dying Loved One

Sedated and unable to speak in her last hours, an elderly mother still inspires her family through faith.

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The Spiritual Lessons She Learned on Her Horse Farm

Author Cara Whitney, wife of Larry the Cable Guy, shares how farm life deepened her relationship with God.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries; photo by Todd Plitt

Keeping the Faith: Wandering the Desert

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries finds inspiration in a long stroll on a beach.

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Four women making a telephone call; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Reach Out and Touch Someone

She received an unexpected blessing by reconnecting through phone calls during the pandemic.

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Adam Harvison (right); photo courtesy Harvison House

Everyday Greatness: Helping Veterans Feel at Home

His volunteer group, Harvison House, helps low-income veterans furnish their homes.

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An illustration of the Good Things 2020 jar with notes inside; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: The Good Things Jar

This special jar reminds her that no matter hard life is—there are always blessings to be thankful for.

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A necklace with beads reading R, F and H

Mysterious Ways: A Letter-Perfect Gift for a Cancer Patient

The beautiful necklace turned out to be an encouraging sign from above.

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Harry Connick Jr.; photograph by Larsen&Talbert

Harry Connick Jr.’s Powerful Lesson on Faith

Like many of us, the pandemic left the musician and actor feeling isolated, but it also opened the door to something deeper in his music and in his soul.

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Betty Kilby Fisher Baldwin (left) and Phoebe Kilby; photo by James Kegley

How Two Women Found Healing from Their Family's Difficult Legacy of Slavery

The pair—one Black, the other white—became friends while dealing with their family’s painful history.

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Journalist Stephen Henderson at a soup kitchen in St. Louis, MO; photo courtesy Stephen Henderson

Feeding the Hungry Around the World

Journalist Stephen Henderson heard the call to visit soup kitchens in many countries around the world.

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Col. Christopher Whelan; photo by Scott Goldsmith

How He Helps to Keep the Legacy of Flight 93 Alive

An Army officer remembers a beloved family member and the other 39 heroes who died in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, on September 11, 2001.

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Journey's Jonathan Cain

Don’t Stop Believin’

A rock song that has inspired millions for decades sprang from a bit of fatherly advice.

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George Turner, Jr.; photo by Dan MacMedan

God Blessed This Bike Shop Owner with a New Path

He was sure the pandemic would spell the end of his struggling bicycle shop. His pastor—and the Man Upstairs—had other ideas.

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Rebecca Benjamin and her husband, Mike; photo by Shannon Thompson

A Mountaintop Rescue Came Together with God's Help

She'd reached her goal of 46 Adirondack peaks in four months, but her husband broke his leg in the descent. How could she get him safely down the mountain?

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