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 artist's rendering of an angel and a violet
Family

Angels in Bloom: Hope and Violets

Faith and flowers serve to strengthen a mother's bond with her children during tough times.

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An artist's rendering of Phyllis's angelic bank teller
Angels

Banking on an Angel

A woman of modest means is made to feel like a million bucks by a heavenly teller.

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Justin and his friend, Mumbah
Service Animals

A Mother's Prayer Is Answered by a Special Friendship

An autistic child finds his first true comrade in a very unlikely setting.

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Jo Ann Fore (right) and her friend Karen
Work Life

With Secrets Revealed, the Healing Begins

A battered wife, inspired by a co-worker's concern and prayers, begins to put her life in order.

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A Somebody Loves Me bear
God's Grace

Finding a Way to Feel Loved

A woman struggling with marital troubles is inspired by a gift from a little girl.

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Prayer blogger Rick Hamlin
Power of Prayer

"To Sing Is to Pray Twice"

During my daily subway prayer time, I heard a woman singing a favorite hymn. I couldn’t help but sing back to her.

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A steaming cup of coffee surrounded by coffee beans
God's Grace

A Heavenly Pick-Me-Up

I was a single mom, raising four kids on my own, too broke to afford even my morning coffee.  Then I got the call...

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Car in blizzard conditions.
Angels

Mysterious Ways: The Snow Man

When snow stranded us, I wondered how I’d get my babies home. Until a stranger pulled up.

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Stephanie Samoy's niece, Natalie
Family

Earning Their Wings: How Sweet She Is

A Guideposts staffer's 16-year-old niece proves to be oh so angelic, and mature beyond her years.

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An artist's rendering of an airborne bunch of red balloons
Marriage

Balloons from Beyond

A widow missing her departed husband is presented with a special token of their love.

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