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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!
Pray A Word A Day devotional prayer practice morning prayers
Power of Prayer

Read a Free Excerpt from 'Pray a Word a Day'—Now Back in Stock!

This bestselling Guideposts devotional centers your prayers around a specific word each day.

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Jim Hinch and family at Muir Pass; photo courtesy Jim Hinch
Stories of Hope

Could He Trust God to Oversee His Family's Hiking Journey?

What he thought would be a coming-of-age experience for his kids proved to be a spiritual lesson for him.

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Rabun Williams, a volunteer at the Monroe County Museum; photo by Michael A. Schwarz
Travel

Greetings from Small-Town America: Monroeville, Alabama

Alabama’s literary capital has much to offer tourists, especially if they’re fans of To Kill a Mockingbird.

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Katheryn Berlandi, granddaughter to Norman Vincent Peale; photo by Todd Plitt
Positive Thinking

Norman Vincent Peale's Granddaughter on His Lessons for Positive Living

Millions have learned life lessons from the writings of the Guideposts cofounder. She learned them at his knee.

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Tiera and Myron with sons Myron, left, and Micah; photo by Tony Novak-Clifford
Stories of Hope

This Struggling Mom Turned to Him for Help

It wasn’t rocket science. It was parenting. That was the problem...

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Christian Fernandez; photo by Dan MacMedan
Alzheimer's and Dementia

He Gives Others the Loving Care He Thought He Didn't Deserve

After struggling as a teen with self-esteem issues and learning disabilities, his healing came from serving others

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Michael Paraskeva's illustration of Shawnelle's house
Stories of Hope

Could She Let Go of the House She Loved?

The stages of life and the changes they brought were often a challenge for her, and never more so than now.

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Author and journalist Mitch Albom; photo by Glenn Triest
People Helping People

Mitch Albom: 5 Spiritual Lessons

The best-selling author shares lessons he’s learned about the person God wants him—and each of us— to be.

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Lawrence Anthony's elephant friends; photo by Françoise Malby Anthony
Pets

An Elephant Herd Honors the Man Who Gave Them a Home

Two days after Lawrence Anthony, the man known as the Elephant Whisperer, died,  the 21 elephants to whom he’d given safe haven came to say goodbye.

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Mitchell Hollis, founder of Run For God; photo by Michael A. Schwarz
Motivational Stories

He Stopped Running from His Past to Head Toward God

He thought he knew what he was running for—until he figured out what he was running from.

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