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Dillie is best buds with black standard poodle, Willie, pictured here with Melanie’s husband, Steve.
Service Animals

Meet Dillie the Deer

When a three-day-old blind fawn was brought into veterinarian Melanie Butera’s emergency clinic in 2004, she feared the fragile creature wouldn't survive. Since then, Dillie the deer has captured the world’s attention.

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Denise Valuk walked 1,000 in a year to honor her late brother
Healing

Could Walking Help Her Cope with Grief?

She was devastated by her brother's death. She didn't exercise, but she decided to walk 1,000 miles in a year.

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The Christmas ornament depicting Jesus cradling a newborn baby in his arms.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Healing Shared

She gave this special ornament to another family in need of its healing abilities.

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Hailey told her mom, 'If God can get Hunter for me, surely he can take care of me.'
Dogs

The Golden Retriever Who Came for Christmas

There was only one thing her sick little girl wanted for Christmas, but how would they manage to fulfill her wish?

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Faith
Answered Prayers

The Audacity of Faith

When our human strength is depleted, faith connects us to the source of power.

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Denise Valuk, who walked 1,000 miles over the course of a year
Healing

She Walked 1,000 Miles in Tribute to Her Late Brother

Denise Valuk shares how walking helped to overcome her grief over losing her beloved brother, who died in an automobile accident.

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Author Alissa Parker, whose daughter Emilie died in the Sandy Hook shooting
Stories of Hope

Working Toward Forgiveness in the Aftermath of Sandy Hook

Though she lost her six-year-old daughter Emilie in the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Alissa Parker has found healing and even forgiveness through faith and prayer. Listen as she shares her story.

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Sharon treasures this book, her only volume from her late father’s library.
Family

The Gift that Restored Her Connection to the Father She Barely Knew

A massive flood had ruined the precious books that belonged to her late father. How could the irreplacable be replaced?

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Oprah's Gospel Brunch
Finding Life Purpose

Inside Oprah's 'Super Soul' Gospel Brunch

The TV legend invited Guideposts to cover her star-studded, spirit-filled event and book launch party for The Wisdom of Sundays at her California home.

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“We can never be sure of the big picture. We can only live in faith and trust,” says Ricardo, here with his wife, Jennette
God's Grace

Ricardo Sanchez: Did Prayers Heal His Son?

Recording artist Ricardo Sanchez's son was hospitalized. He could not have imagined how prayer, a dream, and mysterious coincidence would change his son's life.

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