Daily Devotion

Lent: A Time to Recharge, Renew & Draw Closer to God

This Ash Wednesday devotion is excerpted from Daily Guideposts 2017. read more

Today's Features

Treating yourself with compassion during Lent

Giving Up Self-Criticism for Lent

Learning to see yourself through God's eyes–as loving, worthy and deserving of compassion

New! Praying Lent 40-Day Program

Lent is often thought of as a time to give up something—but it’s actually a meaningful time to gain a closer relationship with God.

Country music superstar Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire: The Hymns That Live in Me

The country music superstar shares songs of hope and faith that have been a part of her life ever since her girlhood days in a one-room church in Chockie, Oklahoma.

First Time Oscar Nominees

9 Inspiring First-Time Oscar Nominees

From Dev Patel to Ruth Negga, here are nine first-time Oscar nominees to watch out for. 

Country music superstar Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire on Her New Album, 'Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope'

Country superstar Reba McEntire discusses her new album, the importance of faith in her life and the joy of having family and friends in the studio to harmonize with her.

Dorothy Vaughan, Katherine Johnson and Mary Jackson

Black History Month: Inspiring Black Americans

All month long, Guideposts.org recognized the courageous, inventive and revolutionary African Americans who changed the course of history and made a lasting contribution to the world. Many of them became famous for being the first in their field, for fighting for their rights, standing up against injustice or for their talent and achievements in the arts. Here are some American figures we should be celebrating all year long. 

“I didn’t need to hold it together anymore. I needed to be held,” says Mark Hall of Casting Crowns

What Cancer Taught Casting Crowns' Mark Hall

When Casting Crowns lead singer Mark Hall was stricken with cancer, he thought it was a private battle. He soon learned otherwise.

Inspiring Quotes of United States Presidents

Inspiring Quotes from Presidents

Celebrate Presidents' Day with these  motivational and inspirational quotes from America's leaders. 

friends helping friends

Random Acts of Kindness to Do for Your Friends

February 17 is National Random Acts of Kindness Day. Here are some kind things you can do for your friends.