Child

Sparkle comforts a child in the hospital
Comfort Kits

A Guideposts Comfort Kit Brings Hope to Kaylee

A mother who saw her young daughter through a battle with cancer shares how little things can make a big difference for kids with serious illnesses.

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volunteers of america operation backpack
America's Angels

Volunteers of America Helps Kids Get Back to School

Volunteers of America serves tens of thousands of homeless kids across the nation through Operation Backpack.

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Ricci with her youngest daughter, Bree
Angels

A Miracle Baby Brings Her Mother Hope

She thought she was through having children, but He knew otherwise...

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Actress Sonia Manzano, seen here with two of her Sesame Street pals, is leaving the show after nearly 45 years.
Movies and TV

Sesame Street to Say Goodbye to Maria

Sonia Manzano, who has played Maria on Sesame Street since the show's early days, has announced her retirement from the show after nearly 45 years of inspiring children of all ages.

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Jesse Thyne as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guinea, West Africa, 1998. Photo courtesy Patrick Thyne.
Power of Prayer

Prayers for the Loss of a Child

How one man painfully grapples with tragedy when God's grace seems to be missing.

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Michelle Cox with Robert Day, director of Patrick Henry Family Services.
People Helping People

Orphan Sunday

How can you or your church help a child looking for a forever home?

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Actor Eddie Albert
Children

Guideposts Classics: Eddie Albert on Letting God Lead

In this story from January 1962, the Green Acres star shares how he and his wife relied on divine guidance in navigating the process of adopting a child.

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Zay gazes at fish in a large aquarium tank.
Parenting

Oh Be Careful, Little Mouth, What You Say

Words can be used to edify. Or they can be used as tools of destruction. 

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