Father

Whether he's Daddy, Dad, Pop, Papa, or simply a father figure, your father is an influential person in your life, the man who helped give you your life and who has the power to set you on your life's path.
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Angels

The Perfect Christmas Memory of Her Late Father

A heaven-sent dream comforted her on the first Christmas without her dad.

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Illustration of a white bible
Faith and Prayer

How a Beloved Bible Helped Her Forgive Her Alcoholic Father

Finding her treasured childhood book allowed her to let go of her resentment.

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Autumn forest
Coping With Grief

A Love-Filled Moment at the Anniversary of a Death

A year after my father died, I feel myself shifting into a new relationship with grief.

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Prayers for aging parents
Aging Parents

How to Pray for Your Aging Parents

After a lifetime of receiving prayers, one son is committed to offering them daily for his elderly mom and dad.

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Jill Suttie; photo courtesy Jill Suttie
Addiction and Recovery

Forgiving Her Alcoholic Father Helped Her Feel Whole

Her father was trying to make amends, but could she forgive him for his emotional abuse during her childhood?

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Guideposts blogger Bob Hostetler
Power of Prayer

Bob Hostetler: 5 Ways Faith Can Help You Overcome Fear

The popular Guideposts blogger recalls a terrifying hike gone awry—and the lessons learned, which are more relevant today than ever.

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Dolphins to the rescue
Angels

Dolphin Angels to the Rescue in the Middle of the Atlantic

Praying for solace and comfort, a lonely sailor on a 2000-mile journey finds help.

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Nyon and his daughter with his father Bryant; photograph by Maddie McGarvey
Adult Children

A Father's Unexpected Advice on Parenting

He was certain that his approach to parenting differed greatly from his father's, but they were more alike than he knew.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries
Faith and Prayer

Keep the Faith with Ty'Ann Brown: The Good Dad

With Father's Day upon us, Guideposts' VP of Ministries shares examples from the Bible that illustrate how God shows us what a good and loving father should be.

 

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