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.

Rick Hamlin, Guideposts Executive Editor

A Message of Hope from Rick Hamlin: Unexpected Blessings

Guideposts' Rick Hamlin shares a small moment of melodic grace from New York City.

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Words to Help You Find Hope and Strength in Any Situation

Find inspiration in these quotes, verses and stories.

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How an Unusual Friendship Helped Him Recover from Covid-19

An anesthesiologist vows to do everything he can to help the man who saved his life years earlier. 

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18 Classic Movies to Watch in June on TCM

If you turn to that old favorite, Turner Classic Movies, for entertaining and inspiring fare, here are some recommendations for June.

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The Life-Saving Voice on the Mountain

A rock climber gets some heaven-sent help after losing his grip during a free-climb on Mount Thompson. 

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A Lost Family Heirloom's Long Journey Home

Her mom's beloved Bible had been lost for years, until an old acquaintance miraculously stumbled upon it. 

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The House That Helped Him Find Love

He always wondered why he felt drawn to an ordinary green house, until he found out who lived in it. 

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Baker and humanitarian Michael Platt

Everyday Greatness: A Teenage Baker Fights Hunger

Michael Platt of Maryland bakes sweet treats to help the less fortunate.

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3 Signs From Her Deceased Husband

After the sudden loss of her husband of 50 years, she wondered if things would ever be okay. Then she received some amazing signs from beyond. 

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Guidposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: A Mother's Prayer

Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief shares a story of his mother's inclusive faith in urging us all to pray for peace and unity in these tumultuous and troubled times.

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Lauren Casper's 5 Tips for Combatting Loneliness

Join a faith community, turn off that screen, and other ways that this writer, mom and chaplain’s wife learned to overcome loneliness.

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How a Traffic Detour Led to the Best Father's Day Ever

His traditional Father's Day celebration was cancelled, but thanks to divine timing, his day took a miraculous turn.

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The Life-Changing Moment When He First Heard God’s Voice

Guideposts Executive Editor Rick Hamlin recalls the mystical childhood experience and talks with others who had similar “peak experiences.”   

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Seeing Herself Through God's Eyes

Her alcoholic father had burdened her with a negative body image. She finally got fit when she let go of the past.

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