Family

An illustration of a doll; Illustration by Sarah Walsh
God's Grace

A Heartwarming Gift to Her Granddaughter

How a special handmade fabric doll with a hidden surprise from Grandma C was meant to be.

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An illustration of a father climbing a ladder; Illustration by Alex Green
God's Grace

How Her Father’s Hammer Became a Spiritual Symbol

A heaven-sent sign of encouragement and love from their father.

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Bike shop owner George Turner Jr.
Exercise

George Turner's Tips for Family Cycling

The owner of Panuel Bikes in Inglewood, California, shares tips for how families can enjoy cycling together and discusses the health benefits cycling bring to kids.

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Phoebe Kilby and Betty Ann Kilby Fisher Baldwin
Stories of Hope

Two Cousins Who Both Descend from a Slave Owner on Faith and Healing

Phoebe Kilby and Betty Ann Kilby Fisher Baldwin reveal how their unlikely discovery that they were cousins helped Phoebe grasp more fully the marks racism and slavery have left and Betty to more fully embrace the practice of forgiveness.

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Edward Grinnan on Alzheimer's vaccine
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

Would You Take a Vaccine That Prevents Alzheimer’s?

As medical treatment evolves, here are some questions to answer.

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Family saying grace
How to Pray

How Saying Grace at Dinner Is a Time to Talk to God

The deeper stuff of the day can come out as a family gathers around the table.

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Valerie Stone; photograph by Michael A. Schwarz
God's Grace

Quilting Made Her Feel Closer to Her Departed Mother

The pandemic prevented Valerie from visiting her mother, from whom she was estranged, before she died, but their bond was restored when Valerie took up quilting.

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A caregiver with her senior mother having quality time; Getty Images
Advice for Caregivers

How to Help When Your Loved One is Depressed

As a caregiver, you’re in a unique position to spot mood changes and to intervene.

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Processing grief
How to Pray

10 Scriptures to Help You Pray Through Grief

When it comes to sharing our sorrow, there’s no better place to turn than God’s own words.

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Actor and singer Dennis Day
Positive Thinking

Guideposts Classics: Dennis Day on His Positive Approach to Life

In this story from September 1967, actor and singer Dennis Day reveals the two words that gave him his big break in show business.

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