Stories of Hope

During difficult times, stories of hope help sustain and inspire us to never give up.
Mary, Pat and Jacques Pierre
Dogs

First Responder

Why wouldn't my friend's Maltipoo leave me alone?

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Those simple handmade ornaments will always be Nancy and Andy's favorites.
Living With Cancer

Living with Cancer: A Mother Holds On to Hope

It's hard to stay strong when your son has leukemia.

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Stories of Faith

Do You Know Your Neighbor's Religion?

Many of us in America, about half, are quite unaware of some of the basic facts and tenets of other religions.

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close-up of a vibrant green parrot
Emotional and Mental Health

The Parrots of January

What would cure my post-holiday blues? Bright green birds...

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Stories of Hope

9/11: Nine Years Later

I still wonder if we have understood that our best defense against evil is what the New Testament asks, no, requires of us: understanding, acceptance and love.

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Stories of Hope

Inspired Traveler Comes Home

I recently happened to leave a copy of Guideposts in a seatback pocket on an airplane, Air France Flight 10, from Paris to New York.

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She gave me hope when I had none
Family

Gram's Faith

A single mom returns to the home she knew as a child, finding hope and strength again.

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Stories of Hope

Hope from Creation Care

I find hope when acting responsibly, when working to maintain the planet’s health and beauty all around us.

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Emily Procter's inspiring story
Movies and TV

Emily Proctor on the Friendship That Changed Her Life

The CSI: Miami actress recounts the story of how she finally found happiness in Los Angeles, and who helped her get there.

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An artist's rendering of a man with dog watching fireworks.
Managing Life Changes

A Burst of Hope

A divorced mom faces a lonely Fourth of July. But with a little faith, she discovers a new independence.

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