Finding Life Purpose

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When plans fail

When Plans Fail

My plans and God’s purpose for me don’t always align, and I’m glad they don’t.

In Search of an Epiphany?

Lessons from the three wise men when it comes to guidance for the year ahead

Some of the notable individuals who passed away in 2016

Guideposts Says Goodbye: Notable Deaths of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, Guideposts pauses to remember some of the inspiring individuals who left us over the past 12 months.

Reviewing a year full of spiritual connections and milestones

A Year of Spiritual Highlights

Mysterious Ways assistant editor Dan Hoffman shares his personal milestones from 2016.

Never give up on your dreams.

Never Give Up On Your Dreams

You never know when God is ready to help you complete that big project.

How to live a life with intention and purpose.

Living a Life of Intent and Purpose

Every day we live out our story through our words, actions and decisions. Make them count.

An artist's rendering of a stack of Guideposts, tied with a gift bow

Someone Cares—Pass It On: 12 Gifts-a-Giving

A woman recovering from surgery has her holiday season brightened with a series of surprise gifts inspired by The 12 Days of Christmas.

Tailgate artist Andrea Martin, her son Brayden, and veterans Charlie (right) and Tom

A Single Mom Paints Tributes to Our Veterans

A newly single mom yearns for something to replace the solitude she feels in the evenings after her son is in bed. A unexpected text from a friend solves the problem and gives her a greater respect for our country's veterans.

Crystal Emery filmmaker

Inspiring Filmmaker Is Redefining What's Possible

Award-winning filmmaker Crystal Emery's muscular dystrophy has left her wheelchair-bound and without the use of her hands--but her passion for purpose is still going strong.

The power of positive thinking lives on.

How the Power of Positive Thinking Lives On

A granddaughter shares how Dr. and Mrs. Norman Vincent Peale influenced many livesand her career.