Inspiring Stories

Best-selling author and pastor Max Lucado

Max Lucado on 'How Happiness Happens'

The best-selling author and pastor shares tips from his book about creating joy in your day-to-day life.

Wanda Rosseland

Wanda Rosseland's Life on a Montana Farm

In this series of videos, longtime Guideposts contributor Wanda Rosseland looks back at the many years she's spent on a Montana farm and recalls her faith and her friends helped her deal with her husband's death.

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Wanda Rosseland

Wanda Rosseland: The Angels Were Here

When Wanda Rosseland’s husband, Milton, passed away, she realized feathers were God’s way of telling her He was there.

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Wanda Rosseland

Wanda Rosseland: Helping Those Who Have Lost a Spouse

Wanda Rosseland describes how the Bible and simple, kind gestures from others helped her cope with the death of her husband of more than 45 years.

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Actress Beverly Garland

Guideposts Classics: Beverly Garland on Faith Conquering Fear

In this story from August 1989, actress Beverly Garland shares a quote that taught her the importance of faith and self-assurance.

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Comforting a friend

How a Faith Community Can Support Us Through Grief

A set of beliefs, practices, rituals and traditions can meet us where we are during a time of terrible loss.

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Jaci Velasquez on ‘Flipping the Script’ of Her Life

In her new book, the award-winning Christian singer writes about handling disappointments and challenges.

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Divine connections

When God Connects Us in a Very Special Way

Sometimes our encounters with others are not just by chance.

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Chester Gould, creator of the comic strip Dick Tracy

Guideposts Classics: Chester Gould on the Value of Persistence

The comic strip Dick Tracy made its debut on October 4th, 1931. Here's a story his creator wrote for Guideposts in April, 1976.

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Best-selling author and pastor Max Lucado

Take Max Lucado's Happiness Challenge

The best-selling author and pastor shows us how to create happier moments in our life.

Jeannie and Jim with their kids, Marre, Jack, Michael, Patrick and Katie

Life Lessons Jeannie Gaffigan Learned from Her Brain Tumor

The wife of comic Jim Gaffigan and busy mom of five changed her priorities following a health crisis.

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A black and white portrait of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

7 Inspiring Quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The German pastor's words provide comfort and hope for people of faith. 

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Singer Gloria Gaynor

Guideposts Classics: Gloria Gaynor on Finding Faith

In this story from July 1998, singer Gloria Gaynor shares how, though she had achieved great success in her career, there was something missing until she learned who Jesus really was.

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Cynthia Erivo In the movie Harriet, about Harriet Tubman

Cynthia Erivo: Playing Harriet Tubman Changed My Life

The Tony Award-winning actress reveals that her faith was strengthened by portraying the heroic abolitionist in the biopic Harriet.

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