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Answered Prayers

Unexpected Blessings: Answered Prayers for Loved Ones

The pandemic brought surprising answers to the long-held prayers of Guideposts staff and contributors.

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Adult siblings discuss a loved one's situation
Aging Parents

Share the Care: 7 Tips for Sibling Family Caregivers

An expert on family ties and aging offers suggestions to help siblings cooperate in caring for parents.

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Jen Hatmaker
Motivational Stories

Jen Hatmaker: My Faith Empowers Me

The acclaimed—and outspoken—author, blogger and television personality shares how faith helped her forge her own path.

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Dusty Gibson's mother's bible
God's Grace

A Lost Family Heirloom's Long Journey Home

Her mom's beloved Bible had been lost for years, until an old acquaintance miraculously stumbled upon it. 

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Savannah's Asbury United Methodist Church
Managing Life Changes

The Challenge of Finding a New Church Home

One of the authors of Guideposts' new fiction series, "Savannah Secrets," shares how she fell in love with a historic church in the southern city.

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God's Grace

How a Traffic Detour Led to the Best Father's Day Ever

His traditional Father's Day celebration was cancelled, but thanks to divine timing, his day took a miraculous turn.

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An old photo of Mark and his family.
God's Grace

The Near-Death Experience That Brought Him Clarity

He almost died in the fire that killed his mother and brother. But the divine encounter gave him the strength he needed to get sober years later.

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 Rick and three of his siblings pose with Nora (in orange)
Aging Parents

The Angel Who Brightened His Mother's Final Years

Living 3,000 miles away, Executive Editor Rick Hamlin wished he could do more for his aging mother. Then came a caregiver named Nora...

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Setting boundaries while social distancing
Life Advice

3 Ways to Set Smart Boundaries While Social Distancing

Just because you're spending more time at home doesn't mean you have to say "yes" to everything. 

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Country music legend Eddy Arnold
Motivational Stories

Guideposts Classics: Eddy Arnold on the Value of Aiming High

In this story from September 1972, the country music legend shares a lesson from his father about recognizing the good in peopleand in himself.

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