Blessings

Blessings are all around us, if we have our eyes open to noticing the ways our families, friends, community, and God bless and enrich our lives each day.

Oprah's Gospel Brunch
Finding Life Purpose

Inside Oprah's 'Super Soul' Gospel Brunch

The TV legend invited Guideposts to cover her star-studded, spirit-filled event and book launch party for The Wisdom of Sundays at her California home.

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Darryl "The Miracle Man" Perry
Life After Death

'The Miracle Man' Who Went to Heaven and Came Back

Doctors couldn't explain how Darryl "The Miracle Man" Perry came back to life. But he knew it was all God's doing.

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An assortment of laughing faces
God's Grace

Divine Humor: How Laughter Benefits Us Spiritually

A good belly laugh goes a long way toward making most of us feel better, but is there a spiritual benefit to it?

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Thank you when things go wrong
Persistent Prayer

Giving Thanks When Things Don't Go Your Way

Gratitude can be found in less than ideal circumstances

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Simple joy of family time
Grandchildren

Simple Joys of Time with Family

After a whirlwind trip, a grandmother returns home tired but with a heart brimming with blessings.

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Soup kitchen prayers
Power of Prayer

At a Soup Kitchen, Prayer Goes Both Ways

For servers and the served, an act of transformation.

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Help at a gas station.
People Helping People

A Gas Station Where Grace Abounds

A leaking car tire leads to a world of help in small town Wyoming.

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Girlfriends
Friends

7 Ways Women Are Great Friends to Each Other

The laughs, the hugs, the tears, the advice, the soup when you're sick—it's all part of the wonderful world of girlfriends.

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Gratitude for safety
God's Grace

Gratitude for Safety

A friend's close encounter with a poisonous snake prompts reflection.

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9 ways work is a blessing.
Inspiring Stories

9 Ways Work Is a Blessing

How work spiritually enriches our lives and the lives of others.

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