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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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Answered prayer for a mom's battle with Covid-19
Answered Prayers

An Answered Prayer in a Pandemic

A family and a church community pull a desperately ill mom through Covid-19.

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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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A caregiver comforts an Alzheimer's patient
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

The Angels Who Carried His Mother Home

Summoned to his mother's hospice bedside, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan learned that she was in good hands for her homeward journey.

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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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1950s teens line up for the polio vaccine
Coping With Illness

His Son's Brave Battle to Recover from Polio Bolstered a Father's Faith

In this story from the October 1954 issue of Guideposts, a father writes a touching letter to his son.

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Father and son
Angels

The Angel That Saved My Son

After a close incident, he realized angels were always nearby.

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A father and son in the outdoors fishing at a pond.
Addiction and Recovery

Their Son's Recovery from Drug Addiction Made Them Closer

This family relied on love to stay together as God's will drew their son home.

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A father and son in an embrace.
Addiction and Recovery

A Father Reconciles with His Son Facing Drug Addiction

He asked the Lord for the forgiveness of their troubles after a touching reunion.

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Amy and her son Spencer. 'I had to learn to let go and let God'
Family Caregiving

Following Her Son's Stroke, Could She 'Let Go and Let God'?

Prayer, and a new-found faith, helped her through his long recovery. 

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