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.

Guideposts staffer Brett Leveridge

A Message of Hope from Brett Leveridge

Guideposts staffer Brett Leveridge suggests a simple gesture you can make in these challenging times to brighten the day of someone in your life.

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton Donates $1 Million to Coronavirus Research

The country music legend, who recently launched a YouTube read aloud series for homebound families, is now contributing to the effort to come up with a cure.

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Guideposts editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan

Guideposts Editor in Chief Edward Grinnan, speaking from the hills of Massachusetts, reminds us that, though we may be isolated right now, we are not alone.

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Rick Hamlin, from the window of his NYC apartmejnt

A Message of Hope from Rick Hamlin

Guideposts Executive Editor Rick Hamlin shares a message of hope for in troubled times from his home in New York City.

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A classic scene from Casablanca

10 Classic Movies to Watch in April on TCM

Classic films can be like comfort food; the best ones soothe us in troubled times. Here are 10 movies we recommend you watch on TCM in April.

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Dolly Parton sits on a bed in PJs, children's book in hand

Dolly Parton to Read Children's Books on 'Goodnight with Dolly'

The beloved singer, actress and philanthropist is launching an online series where she reads children's books for all to enjoy.

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A pair of rockhopper penguins.

6 Heartwarming Moments to Make You Smile in These Difficult Times

Communities and families are coming together in unique ways to spread joy and comfort during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Faith Gave Her the Courage to Speak Out Against Sexual Abuse

Due to circumstances beyond our control, this video could not be completed. Read Rachael Denhollander's inspiring cover story from the April 2020 issue of Guideposts.

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Rachael Denhollander

Rachael Denhollander: Empowered by Her Faith

After years of silence, she found the courage to testify against Dr. Larry Nassar, the doctor who had been sexually abusing young women for years.

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Guideposts staffer Caroline Harris

A Message of Hope from Caroline Harris

Guideposts staffer Caroline Harris reminds us that though we're living in dreary and difficult times, there is still beauty in the world as spring is happening all around us.

An illustration of a dolphin helping out in recycling cans.

Someone Cares: Can-Do Spirit

How her son's love of marine animals helped him kickstart a recycling program.

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An artist's rendering of a girl on a beach with a dolphin in the background

A Mother's Easter Miracle

Her 13-year-old daughter with Down Syndrome had gone missing in the surf. Then a pod of dolphins came to the rescue.

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The aftermath of the 1964 Alaska earthquake

The Bad Good Friday and the Inspiring Easter That Followed

In this story from April 1965, the wife of politician Lowell Thomas, Jr., recalls the earthquake that struck Alaska in 1964.

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Josh Speidel is introduced on Senior Night; photo by Brian Jenkins

The Inspiring Moment Josh Speidel Scored in a College Basketball Game

After suffering a traumatic brain injury, doctors said Josh might be in a vegetative state for the rest of his life. This month, he proved them wrong.

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