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.
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Devotions for Inspiration

Spirit Lifting: God's Hidden Blessings

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

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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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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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Bless yourself with these prayers
Prayers for Stronger Faith

Bless Yourself with These 9 Bible Prayers

Love and peace, joy and grace. We wish these for our loved ones—and for ourselves.

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Positive Thinking

A Gratitude Journal Improved Her Outlook on Life

When she realized she’d inherited the family trait of complaining, she prayed for help in adjusting her attitude.

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How to Pray

Why You Should Walk and Pray at the Same Time

It doesn’t have to be long, and it can be anywhere. But you’re sure to see something new that feeds into your prayer life.

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Prayers from heaven
How to Pray

How Your Loved Ones in Heaven Can Continue to Pray

It’s possible to receive encouragement from ancestors we have never met.

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Vaccine blessings
Positive Living

Small World Blessings in a Big City

Encountering healing and comfort while getting the Covid-19 vaccine

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Inspiring Stories

The Powerful Stories That Bring Us Together

How people overcome differences and reach common ground.

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Pets

Emerging from the Darkness of a Difficult Year

We are beginning to see our way out of a time of sickness and death.

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