Stories of Hope

During difficult times, stories of hope help sustain and inspire us to never give up.
Genelle Guzman-McMillan
God's Grace

She Was the Last One Rescued from the World Trade Center

In a story we first published in May 2002, this survivor credits God with her miraculous rescue from the rubble following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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A road with sunshine at the end.
Coping With Grief

Mourning and Moving On: Growing through Grief 

A pastor reflects on civil rights, loss and the Biblical case for coping with it all.

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A colorful hummingbird.
Pets

Unexpected Blessings: How Animals Bring Us Hope

From cats to hummingbirds to zoo animals, our Guideposts staff and contributors share their stories of unexpected creature comforts during this time of crisis.

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Devotions of Hope
Daily Devotions

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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Donna Winningham with Twister
Stories of Hope

The Newborn Chick Thought She Was His Mom

After a devastating tornado, caring for the miracle baby bird was a gift from God.

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An artist's rendering of an angel sitting on a beach.
Angels

An Angelic Fisherman Saved His Life

He had given up hope and wandered into the ocean. Then he heard somebody call his name.

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Guideposts editors and contest winners at the 2018 Writers Workshop
Tell Us Your Story

Guideposts' Writers Workshop Contest: Is This Your Year?

Enter the Guideposts Writers Workshop Contest and your dream could come true

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Photo courtesy Eric Wagner
God's Grace

How a Boat Named 'Amen' Saved Their Lives

Two teens prayed for safety while nearly drowning at sea. Then a boat miraculously appeared.  

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These are some of the heroic stories coming out of the wildfire disaster.
People Helping People

Australian Wildfires: 4 Inspiring Stories of Hope and Resilience

From koala-sniffing dogs to the Irwin family coming to the rescue, there are multiple stories of heroism emerging from the bushfire disaster.

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Kirk Bloodsworth
Stories of Hope

A Dream Helped a Wrongfully-Convicted Prisoner Remain Hopeful

It wasn't until he was exonerated that the death row inmate would understand the dream's meaning. 

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