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Musician and comedian Victor Borge
Family

Guideposts Classics: Victor Borge on Finding Comfort and Sanctuary

In this story from September 1985, pianist and comedian Victor Borge recalls how a quiet moment in a faraway church allowed him to honor his deceased mother.

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Edward Grinnan Shares a Christmas Lesson About Angels
Angels

Edward Grinnan Shares a Christmas Lesson About Angels

Guideposts editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan share a story about a boy named Jay and what he taught his mother about angels.

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Patrick in his fatigues holding flowers.
God's Grace

What Did The Recurring Dream Mean?

Her son had died in Iraq, but in her dreams he tried to tell her something

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angels by her son's side
Angels

Angels by Her Son's Side

A mother receives comforting reassurance right when she needs it most.

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Sliced banana bread loaf with walnuts and cinnamon on wooden board.
Addiction and Recovery

A Mother's Answered Prayer for Her Son's Recovery

She had always leaned on her faith. But when it came to her drug-addicted son her faith did not feel enough.

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Linsey Davis and her son, Ayden
Stories of Faith

How ABC’s Linsey Davis Overcame Anxiety

She was a TV journalist with a new baby and a happy marriage, but she struggled with anxiety after being diagnosed with preeclampsia

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Marion loves old-fashioned writing tools like Vincent’s precious pencil.
Stories of Hope

How A Simple Gift Restored Her Christmas Spirit

Her son's struggles with bi-polar disorder and addiction left her discouraged. A gift from one of his friends changed everything.

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Lynne’s proud of Ben’s progress; today he’s a mentor to recovering addicts and finishing college.
Addiction and Recovery

A Mother Learns to Turn Her Son's Addiction Over to God

He was kicked out of a sober-living home. Could she believe him when he said he was finally ready to give up drugs?

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Road trip
Adult Children

Father/Son Road Trip

Sometimes the greatest gift you can give someone is your time. That was my 30-year-old son’s gift to me.

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Max and his mother with his iguana, Bill in a no longer messy bedroom.
Pets

This Iguana Was an Answer to Prayer

I couldn't stop worrying about my son's problems. If only I could find some way to help him.

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