Hope

Grandfather holding grandson
Prayers for Family

6 Prayers for a New Grandchild

A first-time grandfather ponders his deepest wishes and hopes for his grandson.

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Kabul, Afghanistan; photo Getty Image/christophe_cerisier
Military Families

How a Military Chaplain is Finding Strength After News in Afghanistan

The importance of seeking encouragement through prayer, connection and camaraderie during these challenging times.

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Edward Grinnan and Gracie
Power of Prayer

Memory Loss and the Power of Prayer

In the months of sharing fears about dementia, a ray of hope.

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Stories of Hope

Meeting Mother Teresa Led Him to a Life of Service

Hal Donaldson’s inspiring nonprofit, Convoy of Hope, feeds millions of people around the world.

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How to Get Through a Medical Crisis
Healing

How to Get Through a Medical Crisis

When it comes to healing, key pieces of advice from someone fresh out of the hospital.

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Rebecca Benjamin and her husband, Mike; photo by Shannon Thompson
Stories of Hope

A Mountaintop Rescue Came Together with God's Help

She'd reached her goal of 46 Adirondack peaks in four months, but her husband broke his leg in the descent. How could she get him safely down the mountain?

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Col. Christopher Whelan; photo by Scott Goldsmith
Stories of Hope

How He Helps to Keep the Legacy of Flight 93 Alive

An Army officer remembers a beloved family member and the other 39 heroes who died in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, on September 11, 2001.

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Heather Henry and her son Tim;  photo by Jim Graham
Stories of Hope

How an Art Class Gave This Worried Mom Hope

She feared her son would never overcome his drug addictionuntil she received divine assurance.

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John Haney's dog, Pistol; photo courtesy John Haney
Dogs

His Golden Retriever Prepared Him For Parenthood

This Air Force veteran had long prayed to be a good father; his dog helped him achieve this goal.

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Elizbeth Sherrill; photo by Shawn G. Henry
Stories of Faith

Elizabeth Sherrill: 70 Years a Guideposts Icon

This longtime contributor's life as a writer has been a journey that became the very soul of this magazine.

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