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The Statue of Liberty in New York harbor
Stories of Hope

His Perseverance Paid Off in a Gift to the American People

In this story from July 1986, Richard Schneider celebrates Kenneth Lynch, a craftsman who helped to restore the Statue of Liberty.

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Actor Joel McCrea
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Joel McCrea on God's Guidance

In this story from April 1954, the acclaimed actor shares how he learned to seek God's will when making life and career decisions.

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Angels in the sky
Angels

Angels in the Sky at a Guideposts Photo Shoot

With pandemic safety concerns during an overnight assignment, our photographer found a celestial solution.

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Edward Grinnan, Guideposts Editor-in-Chief
How to Pray

Grappling with the Notion of Race in America

Thoughts on having the hard but necessary discussion about our history of racism

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A mural of George Floyd on a wall along Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado
People Helping People

Guideposts' Response to George Floyd’s Death and the Worldwide Protests

Guideposts is committed to including the voices of more Black authors in our content and supporting prayer and conversations to promote understanding.

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Actor David Niven
Power of Prayer

Guideposts Classics: David Niven's Christmas Prayer

In this story from December 1963, the Oscar winner recalls a wartime Christmas Eve when his practice of praying before turning in for the night proved an inspiration to his fellow soldiers.

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Lou Dean and her mother.
Blended Families

Unexpected Blessings: Reconnecting with Family

For these Guideposts contributors, Covid-19 has brought their families closer together in miraculous ways.

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Photo courtesy Nicki Cooper
Answered Prayers

Unexpected Blessings: Answered Prayers for Loved Ones

The pandemic brought surprising answers to the long-held prayers of Guideposts staff and contributors.

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Savannah's Asbury United Methodist Church
Managing Life Changes

The Challenge of Finding a New Church Home

One of the authors of Guideposts' new fiction series, "Savannah Secrets," shares how she fell in love with a historic church in the southern city.

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Roger Hanson
Living Longer, Living Better

A Single Seahorse Changed this Diver’s Life

He finally had a spiritual awakening deep below the Pacific Ocean.

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