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Don Embrey in his woodworking shed and banjo studio; photo by Heather Rousseau
Stories of Faith

God's Grace—and a Banjo—Made This Marine Veteran Whole Again

Tormented by memories of the Vietnam War, he turned to alcohol. Music was his path to sobriety and salvation.

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Rose McGee with her famous sweet potato pies; photo by Matthew Gilson
People Helping People

She Bakes Pies to Comfort Those Impacted by Racial Violence

She knew it was a message from God, but how would baking pies help others?

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Lisa Workman and her rescue horse, Francie
Pets

How the Horse She Rescued Helped Her Find Herself Again

The little bay mare needed her. Taking her in turned out to be the best decision—for them both.

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Rose McGee, founder of Sweet Potato Comfort Pie
People Helping People

She Bakes Pies to Bring People Comfort

Rose McGee, founder of Sweet Potato Comfort Pie, shares how she was inspired to share her pies in times in racial strife and crisis, when a community is in need of comfort and healing.

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An aging mother in wheelchair converses with her caregiver son.
Advice for Caregivers

Caring for a Parent When Your Relationship Has Been Strained

Whether you assume a hands-on or a backseat role, caregiving may offer an opportunity for healing.

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A man plays his guitar on his porch for all to enjoy
Music

3 Ways People are Coming Together Through Live Music

These places are tapping the healing power of music to spread cheer and joy during the pandemic.

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Cliff Shiepe; photo by Dan MacMedan
Coping With Illness

How to Make the Most of a Miracle

He gave God all the credit for his healing. Twelve years later, why was he sick again?

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Joanna and Bronwen; photo courtesy Joanna Corfield
Stories of Hope

How a Horse Helped Her Overcome Fear and Self-Loathing

After a lifetime of struggling with anxiety and eating disorders, could an animal show her the way to self-acceptance?

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Guidposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: All Are Welcome

As Guideposts celebrates its 75th anniversary, our editor-in-chief shares an intriguing passage from our 15th Anniversary edition, published in 1960.

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Marion Bond West
Coping With Illness

Rheu­matoid Arthritis: Letting Go of Her Denial Was the First Step

She tried to ignore her RA diagnosis, but God reached out to her through the people who cared for her.

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