Friends

Stephen Wilder and Nicole Figaro`

How Two Neighbors Grew Even Closer During the Pandemic

New Yorkers Stephen Wilder and Nicole Figaro, who have been friendly neighbors for 30 years, explain how the Covid-19 crisis has brought them even closer.

Continue Reading
Living with depression

How to Help a Friend Living with Depression

The simple but powerful ways to walk with someone through their misery and mystery.

Continue Reading
Jorge Jarrin, right, with his dad Jaime Jarrin.

Dodgers Broadcaster Jorge Jarrin on Baseball, Faith and Friendship

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Rick Hamlin checks in with an old friend.

Continue Reading
Gale Sayers (left) and Brian Piccolo

Guideposts Classics: Gale Sayers on the Power of Courage

In this story from October 1971, author and NFL legend Gale Sayers pays tribute to the courage and indomitable spirit of his dear friend and teammate, Brian Piccolo.

Continue Reading
Dr. Rick Pitera helped Dan Radice survive COVID-19: photo courtesy Dan Radice

These Two Healthcare Workers Helped Save Each Other's Lives

Dan Radice, an exercise specialist, brought Dr. Rick Pitera through cardiac rehab. Now, it was Rick’s turn to save Dan from Covid-19.

Continue Reading
An artist's rendering of tension between two neighbors on either side of a wall

She Swallowed Her Pride to Restore a Broken Friendship

Small squabbles had caused a bitter rift with a close neighbor. Could she find the resolve to reach out to her former friend?

Continue Reading
Calling a friend

How Can the Pandemic Make You a Better Friend?

As we figure new ways to go about our day, here are four ideas for deepening and enriching friendships.

Continue Reading
Photo Courtesy of Daniel Radice

How an Unusual Friendship Helped Him Recover from Covid-19

An anesthesiologist vows to do everything he can to help the man who saved his life years earlier. 

Continue Reading
Nadine (left) and Akiko

Long-Lost Pen Pals Are Reunited In Person

Two women who started writing to each other during World War II reconnect face-to-face more than 75 years later.

Continue Reading
Nadine and Akiko

How These Long-Lost Pen Pals Found Each Other Again

Nadine Covey and Akiko Toyama say “God took over” in reuniting them, after becoming pen-pals during World War II.

Continue Reading
Friends having an argument

How to Pray for a Friend Who Has Angered You

Shifting focus from yourself to someone else can bring about unexpected healing.

Continue Reading
Friends of all ages

Why It's Healthy to Have Friends of All Ages

Having friends in different stages of life broadens our view of others—and ourselves.

Continue Reading
See More Stories