Giving

Dog wrapped in a prayer blanket
Pets

Pet Prayer Blankets Are Offering Comfort to Animals in Need

Volunteers work on and pray over the no-sew blankets, which have comforted more than 3,000 animals.

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Ed Attanasio holding his Post-It artwork
Pets

Artist—and Stroke Survivor—Launches Pet Drawing Project to Support Animal Shelters

In one year, the campaign has gathered about $100,000 in donations.

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A watering can pouring out symbols of love, and the McDonalds logo; Illustration by Sonia Pulido
Angels

Her Faith was Restored While Waiting at the Drive Thru

How an unexpected act of kindness at McDonald’s assured her that God’s good neighbors were everywhere.

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A stack of Valentine's Day card boxes; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Valentine Treasures

Her small gesture of kindness brought happiness to children who attend the food pantry.

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Four-year-old Serghik Mikayelyan sits under a Knit for Kids blanket
People Helping People

Knit for Kids Is Helping the World One Stitch at a Time

Thanks to volunteer knitters and award-winning author, Debbie Macomber, the program has delivered items to over half a million children in need. 

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A new take on holiday gifts
Positive Living

How to Reimagine Holiday Gifts This Year

A year unlike any other deserves a new take on what we give and receive.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries; photo by Kennies Earl
Stories of Faith

Keep the Faith: The Joy of Giving at Christmas

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries shares a treasured family memory of an early experience with Christmas giving.

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Prayers for volunteers
People Helping People

7 Bible Verses for Those Who Volunteer

Scripture to energize and encourage those in whatever service they give.

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Spreading happiness
Positive Living

Have You Given Away Any Happiness Today?

Let one artist’s pandemic project inspire you to be generous with your positivity.

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Child actress Margaret O'Brien
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Margaret O'Brien's Love of Christmas

In this story from December 1948, the mother of child actress Margaret O’Brien shares how she and her daughter celebrated the Christmas season.

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