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.
An illustration of the Good Things 2020 jar with notes inside; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: The Good Things Jar

This special jar reminds her that no matter hard life is—there are always blessings to be thankful for.

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Positive Thinking

How God’s Blessings Are Like a Flawless Summer Day

Bad weather may come, but good is sure to follow.

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Rick Hamlin on healing in the hospital
Power of Prayer

Hospitals as Holy Places—Prayers and the Process of Healing

God works through our prayers as well as nurses, doctors, techs and aids.

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Celebrating on the 4th of July
How to Pray

7 Bible Prayers for Our Nation—and the World

When it comes to the 4th of July, we can celebrate our freedom as well as remember others in different circumstances.

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Edward Grinnan on finding a career
Inspiring Stories

How ‘Just a Job’ Turned into a Career and a Relationship with God

With a life in shambles, one mysterious moment changes everything.

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Devotions for Women

Enjoy God’s Gifts

Thank Jesus each time you find yourself enjoying something He created.

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Daily Devotions

Spirit Lifting: God's Hidden Blessings

This devotion reminds us that all of our favorite things are sent from God.

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Stories of Faith

Everyday Blessings: Childlike Wonder

The home and gardening TV personality receives a gentle reminder from her daughter to slow down and take in God’s wonders.  

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God's Grace

Mysterious Ways: Love Letters Returned

She thought her journal—filled with love letters to her husband—was gone forever.

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Edward Grinnan, Guideposts Editor in Chief
Inspiring Stories

Guideposts Readers: Our Biggest Blessing and Inspiration

How your outpouring of care and support helps us make the world a better place through hope, faith and prayer.

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