Inspiration

During hard times, such as parenting challenges, marital problems, illness, or financial struggles, we can all draw on deep sources of comfort and hope to help guide us forward.

Gale Sayers (left) and Brian Piccolo

Guideposts Classics: Gale Sayers on the Power of Courage

In this story from October 1971, author and NFL legend Gale Sayers pays tribute to the courage and indomitable spirit of his dear friend and teammate, Brian Piccolo.

Rev. Earl Johnson

A Red Cross Chaplain's Advice for Comforting Others

Rev. Earl Johnson shares how we can each help to bring comfort and support to others during the challenging times of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Moon and clouds in the night sky

When Loved Ones Visit Us in Our Dreams

Author and philosopher Dr. Sharon Hewitt Rawlette discusses how dreams about loved ones are received and interpreted. 

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A woman sleeping.

The Big Question: Does God Speak to Us in Our Dreams?

A dream that seems more vivid than usual, or seems to answer a question you’ve had for a while. But what do these dreams mean? Where do they come from? God speaks to us in many ways, from little signs to big, life-changing revelations. Does God speak to us in dreams as well? It’s a question many people—including authors, psychologists, and pastors— have tried to answer.

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U.S. Congressman John Lewis

Drawing Inspiration from Heroes of Faith

In the midst of a pandemic, natural disasters and personal loss, we turn to the stories of others for strength.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries

Keep the Faith with Ty'Ann Brown: Breaking Down the Serenity Prayer

Guideposts' VP of Ministries explores how the Serenity Prayer can positively impact your life, whether or not you are dealing with an addiction or are in a 12-step program.

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A young woman praying over a Bible.

When Fear Became Faith

A retired nurse learns to cope with the anxiety of the coronavirus pandemic by praying relentlessly—and focusing on some important truths.

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Chadwick Boseman as King T'Challa in Black Panther

Remembering Chadwick Boseman: 10 Inspiring Quotes

Here are 10 quotes to embolden us, inspire us and help us remember award-winning actor Chadwick Boseman.

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Vote 2020

Why It’s So Important to Vote

If prayer is our greatest exercise of faith, the vote is our greatest expression of free speech.

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Dog running on the beach

How to Call Blessings into Your Life

A funny story with an inspiring lesson for hard times.

Sewing masks

How One Sewing Machine Inspired Many Blessings

“Sewing angels” across the country have created masks and more.

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Guidposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: All Are Welcome

As Guideposts celebrates its 75th anniversary, our editor-in-chief shares an intriguing passage from our 15th Anniversary edition, published in 1960.

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An angel holding a nest of eggs. Illustration by Daniela Terrazini

A Special Mourning Dove Was Her Source of Comfort and Hope

After the death of her son, the beloved bird brought her peace and reminded her of God's grace.

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Two female athletes holding a sports bra.

Someone Cares: Support the Girls

The special project helps women and girls in various parts of the world with this vital piece of athletic equipment.

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