Prayer Stories

Prayer stories nurture faith and renew hope. The power of prayer can't be denied. Prayer can change circumstances or change perspectives, transforming lives and strengthening faith. Anyone who has ever experienced an answered prayer knows that every prayer story is a chance to move forward in your faith journey, relationships, career, or health.
Faith of Queen Elizabeth

The Importance of Faith to Queen Elizabeth II

A new book shares how God offers a framework for the life and work of Britain’s longest reigning monarch.

Ty'Ann Brown invites you to take part in Guideposts' Thanksgiving Day of Prayer

Guideposts' Thanksgiving Day of Prayer

Listen as Ty'Ann Brown invites you to join Guideposts as we pause to give thanks for our many blessings and to raise the concerns of others up in prayer.

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Guideposts Celebrates Thanksgiving Day of Prayer on Monday, November 25

Guideposts Celebrates Thanksgiving Day of Prayer on Monday, November 25

Send in your prayer requests to be included at Guideposts 28th annual event.

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Family travel over the holidays

4 Short Prayers for Holiday Travel

Lots of us will the hit the road—and skies—to see family this holiday season. Here’s how to pray en route.

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Thanksgiving grace

What It Really Means to Pray 'Bless This Food'

When sitting down at the table to say grace before a meal, explore the intentions behind the words.

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Big picture prayers

A 3-Word Prayer to Help You See the Big Picture

These words can turn fear into opportunity and despair into hope.

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Praying for a fresh start

How to Pray for a Fresh Start After a Setback

There is positive energy in prayer that can help us move on to a new and better chapter in our lives.

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Couple praying

When It Comes to Infertility, How to Pray?

If you or someone you know is struggling to have a child, here are some ways to pray.

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Praying for an answer

When God Has a Better Idea

In tough situations, the wisdom of praying that God’s will be done.

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In need of help

What Can I Do in a Desperate Situation?

No matter what it is—death, divorce, homelessness, job loss—you can always turn to prayer.

Praying for endurance

How to Pray for Endurance

The New York City Marathon is a reminder of a key element of faith.

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Money worries

10 Helpful Prayers for Facing Money Problems

Whether it’s a job loss or unpredictable economy, these prayers will help you weather the storm.

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Can you forgive yourself? God does.

How to Leave Your Past in the Past

Do you have trouble accepting that God forgives you? 

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Prayers for an elderly mom

How to Pray for an Aging Parent

Six simple prayers to lift your parents up. 

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