Inspiring Stories


The power of dream

A Boy’s Big Dream Comes True

TV executive Sam Haskell shares his story of not giving up on a boyhood hope.


Actress Ann-Margret

Guideposts Classics: Ann-Margret on Placing Her Trust in God

In this story from September 2005, actress Ann-Margret shares how an accident she suffered onstage taught her to have faith that He was watching over her.

Continue Reading

Heather Morehouse with one of her patients

Mercy Ships: Her Voyage of Healing

When a small-town nurse volunteers to help treat impoverished people in developing nations, she comes to understand that God heals suffering in a variety of ways.

Continue Reading

Erin, trumpet in hand, pauses during band rehearsal

She Picked Up Her Horn and a Passion Was Reborn

She enjoyed being a wife and mother, but still felt discontented, disconnected from who she once was. Until she finally returned to her first love: music.

Continue Reading

Kristin Chenoweth with her new pup, Thunder

Kristin Chenoweth Makes a Leap of Faith in Adopting a Rescue Dog

With a solid foundation of faith and family, actress-singer Kristin Chenoweth lives by a motto she learned from her mother: "You never know, honey."

Continue Reading

A young girl with angel wings plays with a doll in her bedroom

A Guardian Angel Arrives in Answer to a Mother's Prayer

The mother of a young girl facing surgery prays for her daughter's fears to be comforted. The answer she receives is one she could never have expected.

Continue Reading

This Cancer Survivor Is Delivering Hope and Healthy Food to Others

This Cancer Survivor Is Delivering Hope and Healthy Food to Others

Wendy Borden beat breast cancer, now she's delivering healthy meals to those fighting life threatening illnesses. 

Continue Reading

Do one nice thing a day for someone else.

6 Things I Learned Doing One Nice Thing a Day

It doesn’t cost anything to brighten someone’s day and your own as well.

Continue Reading

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class (ret) Marshall Powell

Adam Hunter on leaving Guideposts

A Fond Farewell to the Guideposts Family

Managing Editor Adam Hunter says goodbye after 13 years at Guideposts.


Children singing in church.

Singing from the Heart

Worshipping with a child’s enthusiasm can bring a special joy to your relationship with God.

Continue Reading

The story of Exodus at Passover.

Passover and the Fight for Freedom

On Passover, when Jews celebrate liberation, we remember the fight for freedom continues.

Continue Reading

How to spiritually soar.

Learning to Spiritually Soar

It takes practice to become our best in our relationship with God. And sometimes that means failing and getting back up again.

Continue Reading

Finding a miracle in an old class photo.

The Miracle in an Old Class Photo

You never really know what wonders God has in store for you.

Continue Reading