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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!
Rev. Earl Johnson; photo by James Kegley
Positive Living

How to Help During a Crisis

Rev. Earl Johnson, the top Red Cross chaplain, shares how anyone can perform small, yet powerful, acts of kindness.

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Joanna and Bronwen; photo courtesy Joanna Corfield
Stories of Hope

How a Horse Helped Her Overcome Fear and Self-Loathing

After a lifetime of struggling with anxiety and eating disorders, could an animal show her the way to self-acceptance?

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Ian Morgan Cron and his wife, Anne; photo by Tamika Moore
Marriage

He Learned to See His Wife Through God's Eyes

A personality test gave him new insights on both himself and his wife, but would it save their faltering marriage?

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Carol Glazer and son Jacob; photo courtesy Carol Glazer
People Helping People

Caring for Her Son with Disabilities Led to a New Career

The president of the National Organization on Disability helped her child overcome a lifetime of challenges.

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Cliff Shiepe; photo by Dan MacMedan
Coping With Illness

How to Make the Most of a Miracle

He gave God all the credit for his healing. Twelve years later, why was he sick again?

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Gale Sayers (left) and Brian Piccolo
Friends

Guideposts Classics: Gale Sayers on the Power of Courage

In this story from October 1971, author and NFL legend Gale Sayers pays tribute to the courage and indomitable spirit of his dear friend and teammate, Brian Piccolo.

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Author Cliff Shiepe
Coping With Illness

Cliff Shiepe on Overcoming Life’s Obstacles

Author Cliff Shiepe shares the lessons he's learned from health challenges he’s experienced since sharing his story with Guideposts in 2012.

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Genelle Guzman-McMillan
God's Grace

She Was the Last One Rescued from the World Trade Center

In a story we first published in May 2002, this survivor credits God with her miraculous rescue from the rubble following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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Lynn Colwell in her studio; photo by Steve Colwell
People Helping People

Everyday Greatness: Painting to Change the World

See how this mixed-media artist, who as a child was told she had no talent, is using her newfound gift to pay it forward.

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Nicki Cooper and her two sons, Brennan (right) and Breckan; photo courtesy Kamryn Brownlee
Family Problems

How She Prayed for Her Sons to Get Along

She asked God to bring her twin sons together and then the pandemic happened. 

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