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.

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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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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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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A Calming Reminder of God's Presence During Challenging Times

How a small moment on the subway is helping me trust God during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Ruby Bridges Hall in front of WIlliam Frantz Public School

In 1960 Little Ruby Bridges Bravely Entered an All-White School

20 years ago this month she told Guideposts the story of how faith, family—and one amazing teacher—helped her overcome her fear.

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Civil rights icon Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks: 9 of Her Most Inspiring Quotes

We honor Rosa Parks' memory on her birthday with nine of her inspiring quotes.

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Before every show, I ask God to make sure my words have meaning and that people feel included, Tamron Hall says.

Tamron Hall: Speaking Out on Behalf of Domestic Violence Victims

After her sister was murdered, the broadcast journalist was inspired to shine a light on the widespread issue of domestic abuse.

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1950s teens line up for the polio vaccine

His Son's Brave Battle to Recover from Polio Bolstered a Father's Faith

In this story from the October 1954 issue of Guideposts, a father writes a touching letter to his son.

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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.

The April 2018 fire in Dewey County, Oklahoma, burned more than 280,000 acres.

A Miraculous Rescue from a Raging Inferno

Trapped in a roaring wildfire, he learned that God is always watching over us.

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Elizabeth Gray

Could This Introverted Army Wife Handle Yet Another Move?

She struggled to make new friends each time her husband was reassigned. Could she summon the courage to make just one new connection?

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Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr

Guideposts Classics: Bart Starr on the Importance of Confidence

In this story from January 1968, former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr recalls how the legendary coach Vince Lombardi instilled confidence in Starr and his teammates.

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Guideposts' 10 Most Popular Videos of 2019

Here are the 10 videos that Guideposts readers and followers watched the most over the past 12 months.

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