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Guideposts blogger Holly Lebowitz Rossi

A Message of Hope from Holly Lebowitz Rossi: Sources of Comfort

Holly Lebowitz Rossi, author of the Guideposts blog A Positive Path, shares how you can find comfort in small and simple ways.

Actor Joel McCrea

Guideposts Classics: Joel McCrea on God's Guidance

In this story from April 1954, the acclaimed actor shares how he learned to seek God's will when making life and career decisions.

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Twin baby bats weighing three grams each

How a Baby Bat Reassured Her During a Tough Transition

She was fully invested in caring for the tiny injured creature, but she soon realized how much she needed the little bat, too.

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Illustrations of cabins held by an angel

A Dream Convinced Her to Overcome Her Fears

She didn't think she was brave enough to return to sleepaway camp that year. But she soon realized that she was exactly where she needed to be.  

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries

Keep the Faith with Ty'Ann Brown: Be a Spiritual Giant

Guideposts' VP of Ministries reminds us that even those who lead small, quiet lives can be spiritual giants if their words and actions glorify God.

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Amy Grant smiling

Amy Grant on Her ‘Miraculous’ Recovery from Open-Heart Surgery

The Grammy award-winning singer underwent the procedure to fix a previously undiagnosed heart condition she’s had since birth. 

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The power of encouragement

Why Encouragement Matters So Much

How a few words of support can make all the difference in a day—or a life

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A pastor and new father reflects on the peaks and valleys of life during the pandemic.

Mountaintop Moments: Finding Hope in Hard Times

A pastor and new father reflects on the peaks and valleys of life during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Man wrapping tulips

5 Ways People Are Using Their Creativity to Get Through Tough Times

If there’s one good thing to come out of this pandemic, it’s a boost in creativity. 

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The Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

His Perseverance Paid Off in a Gift to the American People

In this story from July 1986, Richard Schneider celebrates Kenneth Lynch, a craftsman who helped to restore the Statue of Liberty.

Guidposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan

A Message of Hope from Edward Grinnan: Faith in the Big Apple

Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief, back in New York City for the first time in months, celebrates the Big Apple's slow but steady reawakening.

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Bob Goff

Bob Goff on How and Why to Dream Big

The Love Does author shares the heart behind his new book.

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Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx in a scene from 'Just Mercy'

6 Movies on Racial Injustice You Can Watch for Free Right Now

These movies are troubling, thought provoking and enlightening.

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Stephen Grant with his sons Christopher and Kelly

How This Father Found Hope After Losing Both Sons to Addiction

Stephen Grant turned his grief into action and has dedicated himself to helping people fight substance abuse.

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