Sister

A sister is a precious gift, a lifelong friend, a keeper of family memories, and a companion through the years of your family's growth.
A pileated woodpecker in nature.
Coping With Grief

A Comforting Sign from Heaven

In this excerpt from Thin Places, a grieving family receives a comforting message from heaven.

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Two sisters support each other at a SoulCycle spinning class.
God's Grace

Divine Intervention for SoulCycle Sisters

She wanted to fly in to cycle with her younger siblingbut it would take a miracle.

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Beth Thompson with two of her siblings, ca. 1959.
Family

Family Photos

On National Siblings Day, we asked our Facebook fans to share family photos. We've collected a few favorites and hope these pictures bring back fond family memories.

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Managing Life Changes

Beauty in Ashes

When her sister's house burns down, a woman learns something about God's grace and mysterious ways.

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Jeanne Kremers
Living With Cancer

A Cancer Patient Learns to Accept Help

She wanted to be brave about her cancer. And she didn't want to be fussed over.

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Ellen (left) helped set Roberta on a healthier path.
Living Longer, Living Better

The Sister-in-Law Diet

Ellen's calm, scientific way of thinking was strangely comforting. Whenever I slipped, she was there to pick me up.

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Lou reaches for her shawl every morning.
Friends

My Prayer Shawl

That hand-knit wrap had given her such comfort. Why did she give it away?

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Singer Peggy Lee
Power of Prayer

Guideposts Classics: Peggy Lee on the Power of Prayer

In this story from June 1954, singer Peggy Lee shares how the prayers of friends and strangers from different backgrounds strengthened her faith.

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Friends

My Valentine's Day Resolution

On Valentine's Day, it's better to give than receive.

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Snowy day. Photo by Thomas Zsebok Images, Thinkstock.
God's Grace

A Beautiful 'Coincidence'

How small, seemingly insignificant actions on our part can play into God’s bigger plans

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