Spiritual Growth

Spiritual growth comes in many forms, and at many speeds. Don't rush your spiritual growth, but invest in it every day.
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How to Pray

What to Do When Your Prayer Practice Is Stuck

Sometimes heaven seems closed. Your prayers go nowhere. Try these tips for a spiritual reboot.

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Edward Grinnan and Gracie
Pets

Life Lessons from a Dog: Learning to Be Present

A golden retriever teaches her owner how to embrace the moment, The Great Now.

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Pray for strength not comfort
Power of Prayer

When You Should Pray to Be Bold, Not Comfortable

Take a cue from Biblical heroes and saints on how to shake things up through prayer.

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The beauty of letting go
Positive Living

What Do You Need to Let Go Of?

There is a powerful momentum in shedding what doesn’t work in your life anymore.

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Illustration of the Serenity Prayer
Power of Prayer

The Serenity Prayer Ignited His Spiritual Awakening

The Guideposts Editor-in-Chief initially struggled with parts of the well-known prayer at his Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.

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Devotionals from Guideposts
Daily Devotions

How To See God in Everyday Life

Each day offers glimpses of the simple and sacred—devotional moments.

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7 ways to change your life
Power of Prayer

7 Ways to Change Your Life

When encountering transforming love, big things can happen.

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Coping With Grief

A Love-Filled Moment at the Anniversary of a Death

A year after my father died, I feel myself shifting into a new relationship with grief.

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U.S. Congressman John Lewis
Inspiring Stories

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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Thy will be done
How to Pray

What It Really Means to Pray ‘Thy Will Be Done’

A powerful reminder of why “my way” isn’t the best way.

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