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.

Guidposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: Growing Closer to God

Guideposts' Editor-in-chief shares some of the small pleasures and challenges the pandemic has presented and reminds us that tough times are a chance to draw closer to God.

Summer reading

The School of Life: 3 Tips for Enjoying Your Summer

Praying, reading and laughing help this pastor succeed at life despite the coronavirus pandemic.

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Siphiwe Baleka

This Truck Driver Got Fit and Then Got Busy Helping Other Truckers

When he saw his fitness rapidly fading, this former Ivy League athlete resolved to do something about it.

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Guidposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: A Prayer for the 4th

Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief shares that on the 4th of July, he'll be praying for our country to continue to progress in its quest for freedom and equality.

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Dolphins to the rescue

Dolphin Angels to the Rescue in the Middle of the Atlantic

Praying for solace and comfort, a lonely sailor on a 2000-mile journey finds help.

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Guideposts blogger Holly Lebowitz Rossi

A Message of Hope from Holly Lebowitz Rossi: Sources of Comfort

Holly Lebowitz Rossi, author of the Guideposts blog A Positive Path, shares how you can find comfort in small and simple ways.

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The Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

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

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 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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Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek Donates $500K to Faith-Based Non-Profit for Homeless Seniors

The award-winning television host’s contribution will go toward the construction of Hope of the Valley’s next homeless shelter.

Illustrations of cabins held by an angel

A Dream Convinced Her to Overcome Her Fears

She didn't think she was brave enough to return to sleepaway camp that year. But she soon realized that she was exactly where she needed to be.  

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Illustration of two lifeguards

The Two Angels That Saved Her from Drowning

Caught in a riptide and struggling to breathe, she didn't think she'd make it back to shore alive.

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An artist's rendering of an angel sitting under an asian pear tree.

How an Asian Pear Tree Helped Her Thrive

The bond that she had with the plant flourished as she regained her roots.

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An artist's rendering of cherubs frolicking on a tomato vine

Home-Grown Roma Tomatoes Inspired a Return to Her Culinary Roots

A new mother of three, she had little time for kitchen creativity, but tackling her mother's (and grandmother's) pasta sauce brought rich rewards.

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