Fear

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Angels

The Divine Light That Saved Her Family

All six of them walked away from a horrific car accident in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Praying for others when you're scared
How to Pray

How to Pray for Others When You’re Scared

As a mom worries about her son’s possible exposure to Coronavirus, she realizes whom she must pray for.

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Miracles

The Big Question: Should We Fear God?

The Old Testament is full of displays of God’s power—protecting Daniel in the lions’ den, the parting of the Red Sea, the ten plagues of Egypt. These feats are incredible. When reading about them, it’s hard not feel a sense of awe… and fear. Because a power like that can be terrifying. But if God is a God of love—of forgiveness—should we fear him? It’s a question that great thinkers, authors, and religious figures have been asking for centuries.

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Life Advice

3 Easy Ways to Get Overthinking Under Control

Try these techniques for slowing your ruminating mind.

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Former Iran hostage Kathryn Koob
Stories of Faith

The Morning Prayer That Helped Her Survive Captivity

Kathryn Koob, one of 52 Americans taken hostage in Iran on November 4, 1979, shares how her faith helped her endure the 444-day ordeal.

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Managing Life Changes

Why Be Grateful for Hard Times?

No one wants adversity. But there are plenty of positive insights to be gained from it.

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Big picture prayers
How to Pray

A 3-Word Prayer to Help You See the Big Picture

These words can turn fear into opportunity and despair into hope.

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Praying for endurance
How to Pray

How to Pray for Endurance

The New York City Marathon is a reminder of a key element of faith.

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Actress Beverly Garland
Stories of Faith

Guideposts Classics: Beverly Garland on Faith Conquering Fear

In this story from August 1989, actress Beverly Garland shares a quote that taught her the importance of faith and self-assurance.

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Power of Prayer

3 One-Word Prayers for Emergencies

When you barely have time to think, one of these words can make a powerful difference.

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