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Inspiration, encouragement, and a positive outlook are waiting for you in every Guideposts magazine story, so dive in and get a boost!
Rick Hamlin with his father's Bible; photo by Jim Anness
Power of Prayer

A Handwritten Prayer Gave Him a Deeper Understanding of His Late Father

He thought he knew his father well: his devotion to family, his solid faith. A slip of paper in a forgotten Bible revealed more.

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Kristy Dewberry with husband, Don; photo by Shevaun Williams
Marriage

Spending Every Day Together During Quarantine Eased Her Mind

They had been married for 38 years. But only two weeks into lockdown, she wondered if they’d make it to 39.

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Jocelyn Wofford; photo by Whitney Curtis
Exercise

After Years of Inactivity, She Chose God as Her Running Coach

She initially took up running to inspire her mother, who was in rehab following a stroke. But it turned out she was also doing it to inspire herself.  

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Jeremiah Braudrick; photo by Shevaun Williams
Stories of Faith

The Words of C. S. Lewis Helped Him Reclaim His Faith

How the beloved author of The Chronicles of Narnia helped a struggling veteran-turned pastor realize that God forgave him.  

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La Pieta; photo iStock/Getty Images Plus
Stories of Hope

A Grieving Mother Finds Comfort in the Face of Jesus

Could portraying Mary in a church Easter production finally bring her comfort?

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Mike Frezon with his vintage tin; photo by Roy Gumpel
Stories of Hope

How 80-Year-Old Hibiscus Seeds Reassured This Reluctant Retiree

The old tin had been hidden away for decades. Could the seeds still grow into plants?

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Lou Dean and her friend, Red; photo by Matthew Staver
Friends

He Proved to Be the Big Brother She Didn't Know She Needed

She had always been fiercely independent. Why was her friend suddenly insisting that she go to church with him?

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An artst's render of a heavenly hammock
Stories of Hope

A Cancer Patient Places Herself in His Comforting Hands

She received a sign of God’s protection right after waking up from another surgery.

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Cross at sunset with sunlight and orange clouds
Prayer Stories

Join Us for Guideposts’ 50th Annual Good Friday Day of Prayer

Celebrate this amazing milestone with us—submit your prayer requests, join the Facebook Live and so much more.

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Jocelyn Wofford
Exercise

How She Made Running Part of Her Spiritual Life

Jocelyn Wofford shares how she has integrated prayer into her running routine.

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