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Joanna and Bronwen; photo courtesy Joanna Corfield
Stories of Hope

How a Horse Helped Her Overcome Fear and Self-Loathing

After a lifetime of struggling with anxiety and eating disorders, could an animal show her the way to self-acceptance?

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Cliff Shiepe; photo by Dan MacMedan
Coping With Illness

How to Make the Most of a Miracle

He gave God all the credit for his healing. Twelve years later, why was he sick again?

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Guidposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: All Are Welcome

As Guideposts celebrates its 75th anniversary, our editor-in-chief shares an intriguing passage from our 15th Anniversary edition, published in 1960.

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Sandy Blair stands in front of a Tiny House; photo by Dan MacMedan
People Helping People

Answering the Call to Help Fellow Women Veterans

Sandy Blair turned her own struggles post-civilian life into a committment to serve others, just like she had discussed with God. 

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Marion Bond West
Coping With Illness

Rheu­matoid Arthritis: Letting Go of Her Denial Was the First Step

She tried to ignore her RA diagnosis, but God reached out to her through the people who cared for her.

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A bronze sculpture of a female winged angel.
Angels

The Biblical Story Behind New York City’s Modern-Day Pool of Bethesda

A cholera epidemic led to the angel statue and fountain that still stands in the heart of Central Park.

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Tree growth three steps in nature with morning lighting.
Healing

5 Tips for Thriving While Living with a Chronic Illness

Covid-19 ‘Long Haulers’ can manage lingering effects of the virus by listening to their bodies, creating rituals and more.

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Dr. Ken Redcross
Healing

8 Tips to Make Aging a More Positive Experience

Dr. Ken Redcross shares how to embrace the aging process and look forward to the years ahead.

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A road with sunshine at the end.
Coping With Grief

Mourning and Moving On: Growing through Grief 

A pastor reflects on civil rights, loss and the Biblical case for coping with it all.

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Stu Reininger
Dogs

An Insistent Dog Opened His Eyes to God's Grace

He wanted to be alone in his grief, but on a rural hiking trail in Calabria, Italy, a 60-pound puppy wouldn't take no for an answer.

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