Guideposts Reader Favorites: Inspiring Stories of 2016

Guideposts Reader Favorites: Inspiring Stories of 2016

This year, we've covered some incredibly inspiring stories and offered some practical advice on how to improve your life.  These are the stories that you, our readers, loved. You read these stories and shared them on social media and we've collected them for you. Read the inspiring story of ABC "20/20" anchor Elizabeth Vargas and how she overcome anxiety and addiction. See how Christian singer Kim Walker found her calling. Learn how a single mother learned the value of gratitude; find fun facts about dreams and see how one Guideposts blogger wrote  about life lessons from the dying --and how that story changed her father's life.  Those are just a few of the stories we've got for you!

  • Transform Your Life Today

    When Mysterious Ways editor Diana Aydin shared an article about the top five regrets of the dying, she never thought the story would get her workaholic father to finally retire. That article changed her dad's life and the tips in it might just transform yours too. 

    Read more here: http://bit.ly/2hLpylF

     

  • How Jesus Culture’s Kim Walker Smith Found Her Purpose

    Singer Kim Walker Smith fronts the popular worship band Jesus Culture but before she was sharing her gift with millions of fans all over the world, she was working in a bank. Here's why she decided to give up her career and follow God's call for her life. 

    Read more here: http://bit.ly/2hC2EKo

  • 7 Dream Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

    Dreams. Everyone has them, but what do we really know about them? Discover these fun facts.

    Read more here: http://bit.ly/2gQcGsR

  • How to Declutter and Let Go of Family Treasures

    When her beloved sister-in-law passed away, she struggled with the guilt of throwing out her family member's most prized possessions. Then, she realized something: stuff and memories are not the same thing. Here's how she finally decluttered her life, and how you can too. 

    Read more here: http://bit.ly/2gQdhux

  • Elizabeth Vargas: How Prayer Helped Her Overcome Anxiety and Addiction

    For years the ABC 20/20 news anchor suffered secretly. Prayer gave her the strength to deal with her own struggles—and to help others in recovery.

    Read more here: http://bit.ly/2e3Hh32

  • How to Make Gratitude a Lifestyle

    This single mom was struggling. See how a gratitude routine helped change her life.

    Read more here: http://bit.ly/2hTnioL

  • Healing Power of Art

    After a difficult divorce, artist Catherine Partain Shamblin found herself feeling alone and without direction. A mysterious voice told her to make a cross with whatever materials she could find, and now, her beautifully crafted crosses serve as healing agents for anyone who buys them. 

    Read more here: http://bit.ly/2hpJjhI

  • Scarves for the Homeless

    How could members of a New Hampshire church who can't get out much help others? They could knit. See how this church found a unique way to help the less fortunate.

    Read more here: http://bit.ly/2hToBnl

  • 6 Ways to Let Go of the Past

    Have you ever struggled to let go of something in your past? Try this practical advice to move beyond the past and step into a brighter future.

    Read more here: http://bit.ly/2h5Nz2R

  • Embracing Hope and Soaring in Troubled Times

    She was struggling financially when she learned her job was ending. Could she find a way to continue the work she loved?

    Read more here: http://bit.ly/2gOXoGu

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