Hope

Mark Speckhart
Living With Cancer

This Cancer Survivor Built a Bench in the Woods to Inspire Others

After surviving Stage 3 cancer, Mark Speckhart built a bench in a forest that offers respite and comfort to those who come upon it.

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Soutwest Airlines pilot Tammie Jo Shults
God's Grace

With God as Her Co-Pilot, She Made a Miraculous Landing

When an engine exploded on a Boeing 737, this pilot relied on faith, prayer and her Navy background

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Amy Roost
Inspiration and Prayer

Serving as a Caregiver to Her Son Renewed Her Faith

Amy Roost shares how her role as a caregiver following her son's brain hemorrhage strengthened her faith and bolstered her prayer life.

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Marine veteran Micah Herndon
Military Outreach Stories

For This Marine Veteran, Running Is Therapy

Micah Herndon, who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan, shares how long-distance running has helped him in dealing with PTSD and survivor's guilt.

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How to pray during a life change
How to Pray

Praying During Times of Painful Change

Some thoughts on how to pray when your life is upended.

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Maria Barreto-Mojica and Charlene Klein
Friends

A Long-Distance Friendship Forged from 9/11 Events

A resident of New York City who lost her fireman fiancé on September 11, 2001, found solace in a new friendship with a woman in Wisconsin.

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Getting good news at the doctor's office
Managing Life Changes

How to Handle the ‘Shock’ of Good News

We can become too accustomed to processing bad news. But what about when life brings us a pleasant surprise?

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Prayer group
Power of Prayer

4 Simple Reasons to Ask Others to Pray for You

When it feels as if everything is falling apart, it’s time to reach out to others. Here’s why.

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Rescuers form a human chain in dangerous water
Stories of Hope

They Formed a Human Chain and Saved Nine People from Drowning

An evening on the beach took a dramatic turn when a riptide put a family at risk.

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Lee Iacocca in 1984
Stories of Hope

Guideposts Classics: Lee Iacocca on the Blessings of Freedom

In this story from September 1985, Lee Iacocca, bestselling author and former chairman of both the Ford Motor Company and the Chrysler Corporation, recalls how his immigrant parents survived tough times through hard work and faith.

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