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Blue doors open up to the outside, meet God in the doorways
A Thousand Ways to Pray

Meeting God at the Doorposts

An Old Testament practice reminds Bob Hostetler to bless God in our comings and goings

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Life with a Southern Grandmother

Praying for the Sharks

Michelle Cox says it’s the unexpected details that need special prayer.

living with open arms invites people in who can help and support you in times of need
While They Serve

Living with Open Arms

In times of uncertainty, don’t shut down, reach out to others.

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Seeds of Devotion

Hurt People Need Love Too

In this devotion, Julia Attaway learns from Christ's example in order to have empathy for those who hurt others and themselves.

Guideposts: Pop star Taylor Swift
Positive Outreach

Is Taylor Swift the Next Norman Vincent Peale?

The positive thinking pop-star is inspiring a generation, just like the famous Guideposts founder.

Calling for God's Mercy
Family Grace

Calling for God's Mercy

We ask the Lord for help in our circumstances, and we praise Him for who He is. For what He has done. For what He will do.

Teen girls say yes to God
Deadlines, Grocery Lines, Laugh Lines

Just Say Yes to God

God doesn't need you to have it all together. He just needs your faith.

special olympics

Inspiring Special Olympics Athletes Compete at the World Games

On the weekend of the 14th Special Olympics World Games, Edward Grinnan remembers his late, special needs brother.

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Lunch-Break Miracles

Celebrating Through My Illness

Rejoicing even when the battle's not yet won? That’s my kind of celebration.  

a woman with outstretched hands looks out over water willing to be obedient
While They Serve

Willing to Be Obedient

Edie Melson learns how God blesses others when she is obedient to His call.

How to pray when you're depressed.
A Thousand Ways to Pray

How to Pray Through Depression

In dark times, your prayers may feel remote, robotic. Here's how to pray for and receive a deeper connection to God.