Inspiration

During hard times, such as parenting challenges, marital problems, illness, or financial struggles, we can all draw on deep sources of comfort and hope to help guide us forward.

John and his wife, Trish, are closer than ever today

Talking About His Depression Helped His Family and Others

He tried to end his life because depression left him feeling he had nothing to live for. Having miraculously survived, he soon found out just how wrong he had been.

Summer reading, The Book of Joy by Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama

Positive Summer Reading: 'The Book of Joy'

Let a conversation between two renowned faith leaders inspire your quest for lasting happiness.

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God's words are just for you.

God’s Words Are Just for You

In the Bible are divine messages that are always appropriate and always enough.

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Her Guardian Angel Came Along for the Ride at Disney World

Everything about her Disney vacation was perfect. So why did God pick now to show her she had a guardian angel by her side?

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Someone Cares: Story Time

The life of a senior woman who is losing her hearing is brightened by the generosity of a friend who read the Bible to her.

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Christine Rowsey

How Could She Make Her Dream to Become a Nurse Come True?

In the midst of changing career paths, Christine Rowsey lost her job and her car. Would she also have to sacrifice her dream of doing something that mattered?

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Someone Cares: From Bags to Blessings

A group of women comes up with a way to reuse plastic bags that benefits the homeless in their community.

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Someone Cares: Deploy Your Dress

A group of women arrange for civilians to donate their formal wear so that more military couples can attend dress balls.

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Someone Cares: Park and Smile

A group of merchants in Cape May, New Jersey, organize to help out-of-towners avoid parking tickets.

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Any Port in a Storm: A Pair of Guardian Angels Steered Her Straight

She was struggling to help her husband rescue their boat from roiling, stormy waters. Would her prayers for divine assistance be answered?

The perfect gift

Finding the Perfect Greeting Card

Have you ever been divinely nudged to buy a gift that turned out to be the best possible choice?

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Corey Kent

A Smart Home Helps an Injured Vet's Fatherhood Dreams Come True

When Corey Kent lost both his legs in an IED explosion in Afghanistan, he thought he'd never be an active dad. This smart home changes everything. 

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Actor Beau Bridges

Guideposts Classics: Beau Bridges on the Mystery of Faith

In this story from August 1982, actor Beau Bridges shares the experience that helped him understand that God played a role in his life.

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