Guideposts Writers Workshop
Inspiring Stories

Guideposts Writers Workshop Contest

Enter to win an all-expenses paid trip to Rye, New York, and learn everything we know about inspirational storytelling.

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Positive thoughts to fight depression
Positive Living

Can Positive Thinking Help Ease Depression?

There’s no magic wand to combat a depressive episode, but gently urging your thoughts in a positive direction is a helpful, mood-stabilizing practice.

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Playing a role in someone else's miracle.
God's Grace

A Small Role in Someone Else’s Miracle

When it comes to miracles, God doesn’t always use superheroes.

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A woman watching the sun rise over a beach stands with her arms upraised
Finding Life Purpose

9 Quotes On Success From People Changing The World

Some of the most successful people on the planet have lived through failure and learned from it. Let their earned words of wisdom motivate you to continue to strive for success. 

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A woman reads a Bible by a window

7 Encouraging Bible Verses for Dementia Caregivers

A cofounder of Home Instead Senior Care shares scripture to comfort, encourage and inspire those who are caring for a loved one with dementia.

Guideposts staffer Doug Snyder pets one of his porcine pals at Pennsylvania's Ross Mills Farm

Finding Peace and Calm at a Pig Sanctuary

Twice a year, Guideposts staffer Doug Snyder takes a retreat to the Ross Mill Farm, a pig sanctuary in eastern Pennsylvania, to commune with his porcine pals.

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Touched by an Angel stars Roma Downey and Della Reese

Roma Downey Remembers Her Real-Life Angel, Della Reese

The actress reveals how she came to understand that she and Della Reese were brought together just when they needed each other most.

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Mr. Rogers in the new doc "Wont You Be My Neighbor"
Movies and TV

'Won't You Be My Neighbor' Celebrates the Life of Mr. Rogers

The first full-length trailer for the documentary gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at one of TV's most beloved icons. 

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An artists's rendering of Penny's dream
God's Grace

Her Unusual Dream Brought Comfort to a Pair of Worried Strangers

The swirling waters and mysterious child in her dream left her a bit unsettled. What could it all possibly mean?

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Mario mentors Lisa during one of her training sessions.
Living Longer, Living Better

Super Mario: The Running Coach Who Bolstered Her Faith

She'd long dreamed of running a marathon, but never believed she could achieve that goal—until a fellow runner showed her what she was truly capable of.

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MADELEINE L'ENGLE, author, circa 2000. Credit:  © Shaw/Everett Collection
Stories of Faith

Madeleine L’Engle’s Faith and Persistence

Her children’s classic, A Wrinkle in Time, was rejected 42 times before it was published. Her trust in God helped it see the light of day.

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Overcoming Addiction

David Stoecker
Addiction and Recovery

An Addict's Recovery Path Leads Him to Help Others

There's a reason this outreach coordinator is able to guide addicts toward their paths to recovery: He used to be an addict himself.

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Addiction and Recovery

Addiction and Recovery: 8 Lessons from a Relapse

When an addict in recovery relapses, the return to sobriety offers important lessons.

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Jan Rader, fire chief in Huntington, West Virginia
People Helping People

A Fire Chief Remains Hopeful in the Fight Against Her City's Opioid Epidemic

Jan Rader, fire chief in Huntington, West Virginia, the town known as the "Overdose Capital of America," relies on faith and prayer to remain positive in the face of the opioid epidemic that has ravaged her town and the country.

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A man struggles to resist drinking a glass of alcohol that rests in front of him
Addiction and Recovery

Find Resources for Those Coping with Addiction

Millions of Americans struggle with addiction—and their families and friends are affected too. Here's how you can seek information, guidance and assistance.

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