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Edward Grinnan, Guideposts Editor in Chief
Inspiring Stories

Guideposts Readers: Our Biggest Blessing and Inspiration

How your outpouring of care and support helps us make the world a better place through hope, faith and prayer.

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Devotions for Women

Jesus Loves You More

Rest in the knowledge that you are deeply loved.

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Sonia Perry pets a cheetah
Inspiring Stories

32-Year-Old Conservationist Embarks on a Journey to Save Animals

Sonia Perry left New York City for the savanna to fulfill a lifelong dream of working with animals.

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Police chaplain John Revell of Building Community and Chief Moss
Finding Life Purpose

Building Bridges Within the Communities They Serve

Building Community, a nationwide program—created by a Connecticut police chaplain—brings neighborhoods together through police-led projects and events.

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Faith and doubt
How to Pray

How Doubt Can Make Your Faith Stronger

When following a journey of faith, it’s only natural to run into challenges and questions.

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Lisa Casarez, founder of Angels of Grace; photo by Martin Kilmek
Stories of Hope

An Angelic Reunion Between Two Courageous Women

Because a strong woman once helped her, she became strong enough to help others

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How to pray for others
How to Pray

How to Find the Time to Pray for Others

If your prayer list feels overwhelming, here are simple ways you can pray throughout the day.

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Mental health
Emotional and Mental Health

Why We Should Make Our Mental Health a Top Priority

Everyone—everyone—is having a hard time during the pandemic. Let’s take that as permission to focus on what nurtures our emotional well-being.

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A woman finding comfort in a Serenity Shawl; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: A Much-Needed Hug

This addiction recovery community sends comforting, blessed shawls to those in need.

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Being creative
Positive Living

Why Creativity Is So Important to Emotional Health

It’s a mindset that makes space in your life for focus, energy and joy.

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