Courage

Having courage means facing your fears, making difficult choices, and staying true to yourself and your faith at all times.
Protecting a church congregation
Prayer Stories

A Church Pastor on Fear and Faith While Social Distancing

Discovering the best way to protect a faith community in the midst the Covid-19 outbreak.

 

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Ruby Bridges Hall in front of WIlliam Frantz Public School
Stories of Hope

In 1960 Little Ruby Bridges Bravely Entered an All-White School

20 years ago this month she told Guideposts the story of how faith, family—and one amazing teacher—helped her overcome her fear.

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Civil rights icon Rosa Parks
Stories of Hope

Rosa Parks: 9 of Her Most Inspiring Quotes

We honor Rosa Parks' memory on her birthday with nine of her inspiring quotes.

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Leading a positive life
Life Advice

Celebrating What It Means to Walk ‘A Positive Path’

Our journey toward a life of authentic positivity has reached a milestone that, like in any relationship, is worth celebrating.

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Meeting new people
Managing Life Changes

How to Learn to Enjoy Change

Ideas for turning even the toughest transition into a positive experience. 

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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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Egli and her daughter, Natalia, in autumn 2019
Living With Cancer

Her Daughter's Courage in Facing Cancer Bolstered Her Faith

This mother was inspired by her child’s insistence on living life to the fullest, despite multiple cancer diagnoses.

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Egli Colón Stephens (right) and daughter Natalia Harris
Living With Cancer

A Daughter and Mother on Staying Positive Through Cancer

Supermodel Natalia Harris shares how she relies on faith, good nutrition and the support of her mom to get her through her diagnosis. 

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The prayer of Abraham, "here I am."
How to Pray

How to Always Be Ready for Whatever Life Brings

In the Bible, Abraham uttered three perfect words of prayer in answer to God’s call.

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These are some of the heroic stories coming out of the wildfire disaster.
People Helping People

Australian Wildfires: 4 Inspiring Stories of Hope and Resilience

From koala-sniffing dogs to the Irwin family coming to the rescue, there are multiple stories of heroism emerging from the bushfire disaster.

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