Stories of Hope

Hopeful stories are windows into the wonderful possibilities life has to offer. Stories of hope bring to life the ways in which people support each other, miracles make lives better, and individuals find new roads through challenging times. Turn to stories about hope whenever you need an encouraging boost on your path toward your best life.

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.

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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Twin baby bats weighing three grams each

How a Baby Bat Reassured Her During a Tough Transition

She was fully invested in caring for the tiny injured creature, but she soon realized how much she needed the little bat, too.

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A pastor and new father reflects on the peaks and valleys of life during the pandemic.

Mountaintop Moments: Finding Hope in Hard Times

A pastor and new father reflects on the peaks and valleys of life during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Guidposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: Faith in the Big Apple

Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief, back in New York City for the first time in months, celebrates the Big Apple's slow but steady reawakening.

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Rick Hamlin, Guideposts Executive Editor

A Message of Hope from Rick Hamlin: Unexpected Blessings

Guideposts' Rick Hamlin shares a small moment of melodic grace from New York City.

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Guidposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: A Mother's Prayer

Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief shares a story of his mother's inclusive faith in urging us all to pray for peace and unity in these tumultuous and troubled times.

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Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer in a scene from 'Love Affair'

18 Classic Movies to Watch in June on TCM

If you turn to that old favorite, Turner Classic Movies, for entertaining and inspiring fare, here are some recommendations for June.

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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.

The Dyson family celebrating the 16th birthday.

Unexpected Blessings: Finding Inspiration in Community

From birthday parades to Zoom meetups, these four stories highlight creative ways people are coming together during the pandemic.

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Guidposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: God's Goodness

Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief remembers those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our liberty and reminds us that better times are ahead.

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Devotions of Hope

17 Devotions of Hope to Help You Get Through the Pandemic

In this free eBook, the editors of Guideposts share how they’re weathering the Covid-19 crisis.

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Best-selling author Debbie Macomber

A Message of Hope from Debbie Macomber: God's Got This

The best-selling author and friend to Guideposts reminds us, via the words of the Lord's Prayer, that is God is in charge, that he is with us through the most difficult of times.

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