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

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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What prayer has God answered for you?
True Stories of Answered Prayer

What Prayer Has God Answered for You?

A family prays for a son preparing for a kidney transplant and gets unexpected news.

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Prayers are Answered: May
True Stories of Answered Prayer

Prayers are Answered: May

The following answers to prayer were sent to us during the month of May.

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Military Families

The Hands of My Son

A military mom’s memories of a son who grew from a boy to a Marine.

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Life beyond depression.
Emotional and Mental Health

Living Beyond Depression

I choose to be thankful that my son is in a better place emotionally today than he was before.

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a woman looks out of a window wondering why God allows bad things to happen
Prayers for Stronger Faith

Why Does God Allow Bad Things to Happen?

Edie Melson finds comfort in God's ways being too great to understand.

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Coping With Grief

Comforted in Her Grief

A treasured memory reassures a grieving mother that her departed son is at peace.

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The Reverend Doctor Charles Clifford Peale, Norman Vincent Peale's father

Norman Vincent Peale: Father's Day Memories

In honor of Father's Day, we share Guideposts founder Dr. Norman Vincent Peale's fond memories of his father, Charles Clifford Peale.

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God's Grace

The Lost Postcard

Have you ever received a miraculous message from the great beyond?

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Rick's son Timothy and a soup kitchen volunteer.
People Helping People

The Soup Kitchen Chef

A son whose Fridays and Saturdays are devoted to others.

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