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.
Lou Dean and her mother.
Blended Families

Unexpected Blessings: Reconnecting with Family

For these Guideposts contributors, Covid-19 has brought their families closer together in miraculous ways.

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The Dyson family celebrating the 16th birthday.
Stories of Hope

Unexpected Blessings: Finding Inspiration in Community

From birthday parades to Zoom meetups, these four stories highlight creative ways people are coming together during the pandemic.

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A colorful hummingbird.
Pets

Unexpected Blessings: How Animals Bring Us Hope

From cats to hummingbirds to zoo animals, our Guideposts staff and contributors share their stories of unexpected creature comforts during this time of crisis.

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Photo courtesy Nicki Cooper
True Stories of Answered Prayer

Unexpected Blessings: Answered Prayers for Loved Ones

The pandemic brought surprising answers to the long-held prayers of Guideposts staff and contributors.

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Jacob in stained glass window at Notre Dame Cathedral
How to Pray

How to Pray Like Jacob

Lessons learned about turning to prayer and God in every circumstance.

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Country music legend Dolly Parton
Motivational Stories

Dolly Parton: Dream Big, Pray Big

Fueled by her unflappable faith, the country music legend has never been afraid to aim high.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries
Stories of Faith

Keep the Faith with Ty'Ann Brown: Little Things Mean a Lot

Guideposts' VP of Ministries reminds us that, even in times of strife, small blessings can make a big difference.

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Fred Rogers, Corrie ten Boom and James Stewart
Inspiring Stories

20 Favorite 'Guideposts Classics' Stories

In our 75 years, Guideposts has published inspiring stories from people in every field of creative endeavor from Al Roker to Corrie ten Boom, Fred Rogers and Tim Conway.

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Guideposts editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: Small Blessings

Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief checks in from Massachusetts with a reminder to be thankful for our small, everyday blessings.

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Guideposts Senior Vice President Kelly Mangold
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Kelly Mangold: A Special Blessing

Guideposts Senior Vice President Kelly Mangold shares a blessing that has helped keep her calm and thankful during the coronavirus crisis.

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