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Tiera and Myron with sons Myron, left, and Micah; photo by Tony Novak-Clifford
Stories of Hope

This Struggling Mom Turned to Him for Help

It wasn’t rocket science. It was parenting. That was the problem...

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Psalm 23 for children and grandchildren
How to Pray

Pray Psalm 23 for Your Children and Grandchildren

Here’s a way to express the desires of your heart for those you cherish.

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Stories of Hope

Seven Sweet Words That Changed Her Life

Made to feel she didn’t belong because of her cleft palate, a young girl’s outlook is changed by a teacher’s kindness.

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Mary Pickford
Family

Guideposts Classics: Mary Pickford on the Blessings of Children

In this story from 1948, movie legend Mary Pickford shares how the two children she adopted with her husband, actor and singer Buddy Rogers, enriched their lives.

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Inspiring Stories

Students Launch ‘Peptoc Hotline’ to Spread Cheer and Encouragement

The viral project offers tips, advice and inspiring messages from joyful elementary school students.

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Stories of Hope

Help for Ukraine: How the Human Spirit Shines During the Darkest of Times

These inspiring stories show moments of solidarity in the midst of conflict.

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Peter, his adopted son, Anthony, dogs Simba and Rafiki, and his foster children
Dogs

How a Dad—and His Dogs—Show Kids the True Meaning of Family

This man’s heartbreaking childhood inspired him to help children in need.

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One family's Christmas miracle
God's Grace

One Family’s Christmas Miracle

With an infant son in the hospital, a family prayed its way to a most memorable homecoming.

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Cats

How Truffles the Cat Helps Kids Who Need Glasses

The former stray found her home and calling in an optical shop: She shows kids who need glasses they don’t need to be afraid.

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Special Needs Children

Her Autistic Son Showed Her That Nothing Is Impossible at Christmas

Adding the star to the top of the tree was a big step for her little boy.

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