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After Sandy Hook Tragedy, They Chose Love

Guideposts | Posted 02.12.2014 | Religion

I thought, She's thinking the same thing I am. On this awful day, we each need the comfort of another's warmth.

Blessed by Bull Dog's Loving Heart

Guideposts | Posted 09.25.2013 | Religion

Better watch out!" the man warned. "He'll getcha!" Go easy with him, I told myself. I knelt and reached out again, slowly this time, talking softly. Dogs need reassurance as much as people do, sometimes more.

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.

The Sparkle Box

Guideposts | Posted 02.22.2013 | Religion

Last year, Jack, who was saving his money for an iPod touch, donated half his savings to buy mosquito nets to help prevent the deadly spread of malaria in developing countries.

Where Our Favorite Christmas Carols Come From

Guideposts | Posted 02.21.2013 | Religion

I was six when I fell in love with Christmas carols, especially American Christmas songs. Where did such beautiful music come from? The question stayed with me all my life.

The Return Of Big Jon at Christmas

Guideposts | Posted 02.11.2013 | Religion

My mother had bought the toy for Jason when he was first diagnosed. He was handmade with felt eyes, nose and mouth, perpetually smiling. Big Jon went with him to every doctor's appointment, slept with him in every hospital bed. He offered so much more than security.

'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.

Letter in a Drawer

Bill Marriott | Posted 11.10.2012 | Business
Bill Marriott

Long before Ronald Reagan started the tradition of leaving a note behind in the Oval Office for the next President of the United States, my dad left a letter in my desk drawer when he stepped down as president. That was way back in 1964.

A Challenge to Magazine Publishers -- Especially Jon Meacham

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Susan Corso

If all the print publications in the U.S. alone were to eliminate inserts, how much would that reduce carbon emissions? Think of the deforestation it could prevent.