We connect with God in our humanity.... This is almost all I ever need to remember. Gravity and sadness yank us down, and hope gives us a nudge to help one another get back up or to sit with the fallen on the ground.
- Anne Lamott
Guideposts co-founder and best-selling author Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
once turned around the old saying, “Where there is life there is hope,”
to “Where there is hope there is life.” Why did he do this? Because, as
he put it, “You’re never beaten down as long as you have hope.”
The real-life stories of hope here show how individuals in desperate
straits clung to a glimmer of hope and were richly rewarded. Read on
and discover the message of hope in these truly inspiring stories.
Only Boys Aloud, a Welsh group of 14 to 19 year olds, appeared on the British reality show, Britain's Got Talent showing the power of a positive attitude and the will to do good...and better.
Connecticut fisherman James Arruda Henry, who recently authored a book, shares his inspiring story of learning to read and write in his mid-90s.
Twice a year, usually in May and July, New York City is the scene of Manhattanhenge, the perfect alignment of the setting sun and the East-West cross streets. Come along with Guideposts editor Celeste McCauley as she explores this local phenomenon.