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.
Phoebe Kilby and Betty Ann Kilby Fisher Baldwin reveal how their unlikely discovery that they were cousins helped Phoebe grasp more fully the marks racism and slavery have left and Betty to more fully embrace the practice of forgiveness.
Juneteenth, an observance that began more than 150 years ago in the African American community, is an occasion all freedom-loving Americans will now honor.Continue reading
It’s called “tragic optimism,” and is a meaningful, positive response to real suffering in life.Continue reading
The 98-year-old was isolated during the pandemic. But prayer and her positive attitude carried her—and her grandson—through.Continue reading
Guideposts contributing editor Rick Hamlin explores the challenge that awaits us as we slowly emerge from the pandemic: conquering the fear that we've all felt for more than a year.Continue reading
In this story from May 1963, actor William Gargan, who amassed over 100 film credits over 30 years, shares how a cancer diagnosis ended his career but gave him a new purpose.
Could portraying Mary in a church Easter production finally bring her comfort?Continue reading
She received a sign of God’s protection right after waking up from another surgery.Continue reading