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Answered Prayer

People Smile and Tell Me I'm the Lucky One. Motherhood as an Answered Prayer. (Part 2 of 2)

Kerrie L Cooper | Posted 05.09.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Kerrie L Cooper

Every year on Mother's Day and on her birthday, I sit with the knowledge that this child my husband and I so desperately wanted was always destined to come to us.

Ebola Doctor's Prayer: "God Saved My Life!" Really?

Steve McSwain | Posted 10.25.2014 | Religion
Steve McSwain

When I hear Dr. Kent Brantley thanking God for sparing his life, as well as thanking the public for their many prayers, I cannot help but wonder, What about the 1200 Africans who died of Ebola? Why were you spared but they were not?

A Shark Bite And A Prayer

Guideposts | Posted 10.09.2013 | Religion

Blood gushed from Nick's left foot. "Bull shark!" Mark hollered. Nicholas opened his eyes. "Mom, you need to pray for me," he said.

Mysterious Ways: Wrong Place, Right Time

Guideposts | Posted 03.11.2013 | Religion

Then I saw it. A cute little stuffed dog, sitting all by itself on a bench in the main terminal area. Some poor kid was probably heartbroken at having lost it.

The Faith Of A Mother Whose Son Was Trapped In A Cave

Guideposts | Posted 03.08.2013 | Religion

"Pray that Logan has the strength to help lift himself out," he said. "That's the only way." Then he was gone.

'Be With My Son. Comfort Him, Lord.'

Guideposts | Posted 01.09.2013 | Religion

I dreamed of becoming an All-American hero. I just didn't know how I was going to get there. I had no real job skills, and hadn't done well enough in school to earn a college scholarship. Maybe that was why a commercial I saw about the Army intrigued me.