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Rose McGee, founder of Sweet Potato Comfort Pie
People Helping People

She Bakes Pies to Bring People Comfort

Rose McGee, founder of Sweet Potato Comfort Pie, shares how she was inspired to share her pies in times in racial strife and crisis, when a community is in need of comfort and healing.

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An aging mother in wheelchair converses with her caregiver son.
Advice for Caregivers

Caring for a Parent When Your Relationship Has Been Strained

Whether you assume a hands-on or a backseat role, caregiving may offer an opportunity for healing.

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A man plays his guitar on his porch for all to enjoy
Music

3 Ways People are Coming Together Through Live Music

These places are tapping the healing power of music to spread cheer and joy during the pandemic.

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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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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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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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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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