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Personal Growth

Turning tragedy into triumph, dreams into reality. These are the stories we tell about everyday people like you who find success, fulfillment and happiness through spiritual growth and self-improvement. Our real life stories show that personal change comes from your courage, persistence and enthusiasm as well as from God’s grace.

Read on and be uplifted and motivated by stories of individuals who are positively transformed by events and life challenges. You’ll be inspired to change too!

Recent Personal Growth Stories

Giving up TV for Lent wasn't easy, but it brought about a positive change.

by Anne Simpkinson

After an unrelenting winter, a snowdrop brings a sign of hope and happiness to come.

by Anne Simpkinson

Thank you, Guideposts friends, for reading and commenting for two months as this busy mom has made strides in keeping her resolution!

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

Writing this blog for Guideposts.org was an unexpected blessing from God.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

Never before have I paid so much attention to a resolution...

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

We’re two months into our resolutions. Are you still on track?

by Anne Simpkinson

Expert advice for our three bloggers sharing their resolution journeys!

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

I had never thought about the connection between the discipline it takes to do anything athletic and the discipline it takes for one's journey towards spiritual growth. 

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

Since the apples have appeared, I've had a request for bananas.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

How did some people come to be good listeners? Is it nature or nurture?

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

I couldn't get this out of my head: Self-worth builds net worth.

by Anne Simpkinson

Listening well appears to be infectious...

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

This family dinner made my heart burst and that's what my resolution is all about for me.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

As I have lost weight over the past two years I have started bringing back all of the "skinny" clothes I had saved. 

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

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