Son

Power outage in New York
Adult Children

God’s Grace in a New York City Blackout

A mom sends up a prayer of thanks when her son gets home safely.

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Neil Armstrong, Apollo XI
Inspiring Stories

Apollo 11: Neil Armstrong's Mother on Her Son's Love of Flying

In this Guideposts story from February 1970, Mrs. Stephen Armstrong shares how her son's faith helped her accept his decision to fly.

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Robert and Son Vo today.
Blended Families

How This Veteran Discovered the Son He Left in Vietnam

Decades after the war, this veteran took a DNA test that forever changed his life. 

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Robert Nore (right) and his son Son Vo
Family

46 Years Later, a Heartwarming Father-Son Reunion

He'd long thought nothing good had come from his Vietnam experience. Forty-six years later, an e-mail proved him wrong.

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The Today Show's Al Roker with his son, Nick
Special Needs Children

Al Roker on How Parenting a Child with Special Needs Inspires Him

The Today show weatherman and co-host shares the joys and lessons he's learned from his son, Nick.

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Joe and his dad, Jack
Family

Guideposts Classics: Joe Buck on His Hero, His Father

In this story from November 2003, sports announcer Joe Buck recalls how a shared love of baseball allowed him to grow closer to his father, Hall of Fame baseball announcer Jack Buck, in Jack's final years.

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Nyon Smith
Adult Children

Life-Changing Advice from the Father He Hardly Knew

Nyon Smith shares how, on becoming a parent himself, he became closer to his own father, who tended to be career-focused when Nyon was growing up, and learned lessons on parenting from his dad.

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Susan Salomone and husband, Steve
Addiction and Recovery

Addiction Claimed Her Son's Life, But Not His Story

Susan Salomone uses what happened to her son to help end the stigma associated with addiction

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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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