Hope

Sidney H. Smith III; photo by Drew Tarter
Addiction and Recovery

After 30 Years of Addiction, God Answered His Prayer for Sobriety

He had been a crack addict, a fugitive and an inmate, but one sincere prayer helped him turn his life around.  

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries
Power of Prayer

Keep the Faith with Ty'Ann Brown: Breaking Down the Serenity Prayer

Guideposts' VP of Ministries explores how the Serenity Prayer can positively impact your life, whether or not you are dealing with an addiction or are in a 12-step program.

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Feeling self-compassion
Life Advice

4 Compassionate Ways to Ease Up on Yourself

Practice self-kindness and give yourself space to get through hard times with these simple tips.

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How to have a positive outlook
Life Advice

How to Look Ahead with Real—Not Fake—Positivity

A new season brings a fresh wave of worry about the future of the pandemic. Here’s how to name it, claim it and reframe it.

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When God shows up on the subway
Power of Prayer

When God Shows Up on the Subway

Stuck on the tracks during an unsettling delay, the prayers, the compassion, the connection all come to life.

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Looking for work
How to Pray

How to Pray for a Job During a Pandemic

Whether you’ve lost a job, found a job or hope for a job, some of these prayers might help.

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Guidposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: All Are Welcome

As Guideposts celebrates its 75th anniversary, our editor-in-chief shares an intriguing passage from our 15th Anniversary edition, published in 1960.

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An angel holding a nest of eggs. Illustration by Daniela Terrazini
Angels

A Special Mourning Dove Was Her Source of Comfort and Hope

After the death of her son, the beloved bird brought her peace and reminded her of God's grace.

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Illustration of butterflies
Angels

Comforted by a Butterfly Angel

Anxious about the future, she asked God to bless her path.

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A woman in her car looking out at a guiding light during night. Illustration by Daniel Liévano
Angels

A Letter from Her Late Grandmother Helped Her Cope with the Pandemic

A special heaven-sent sign from above guided her safely home.

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