Alcoholism

Martin Kihn's Path to Personal Growth
Addiction and Recovery

Martin Kihn's Path to Personal Growth

One man, his dog, and their road to recovery. 

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Addiction and Recovery

A Chance Encounter Kept Him Sober

For 30 years he had tried to drink away his memories of Vietnam. But there was only one thing he didn’t want to forget.

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Lois and Bill Wilson
Addiction and Recovery

Why the Alcoholics Anonymous Co-Founder's Wife Founded Al-Anon

How Bill Wilson's wife, Lois, came to understand the far-reaching effects of alcoholism

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Family

A Family Christmas

Here are some select Guideposts stories with that great and compelling theme.

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Debbie at home. "My days are happier and more peaceful now."
Addiction and Recovery

She Followed God's Voice to Battle Addiction

For years this opera singer's brilliance hid her darker side.

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Actress Glenn Close on the red carpet.
Coping With Illness

Do You Know Someone Living with Mental Illness?

In this 2010 Guideposts story, actress Glenn Close shares what it’s like having a loved one who has bi-polar disorder and explains why we need to destigmatize mental illness.

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Addiction and Recovery

Hope for Alcohol Addiction: Knowing the Signs

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here are the signs of alcoholism you need to know.

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Addiction and Recovery

Addiction and Recovery: 8 Lessons from a Relapse

When an addict in recovery relapses, the return to sobriety offers important lessons.

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Angels

A Sign in the Sky

He wanted to be a good, sober father, but that dream seemed out of reach.

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DeVon Franklin poses with the landmark Hollywood sign behind him.
Addiction and Recovery

DeVon Franklin on Greenlighting Faith

This movie producer achieved success not on his own terms, but on God's.

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