Inspiring Stories

Faith of Queen Elizabeth

The Importance of Faith to Queen Elizabeth II

A new book shares how God offers a framework for the life and work of Britain’s longest reigning monarch.

The Reverend Sharon Risher

Healing After the Charleston Church Shooting

The Reverend Sharon Risher on Sharon Risher talks about how her faith was tested after losing her mother and close friends in the devastating massacre.

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A Godwink Christmas Story: A Loving Piece of Christmas Pie

In this excerpt from Godwink Christmas Stories, a widower receives a sign from above in the form of cherry pie. 

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Joanne and Fred Rogers in 1992

How Mr. Rogers Spread God's Love Everywhere

As Tom Hanks portrays her husband in a new movie, his widow recalls her long life with the beloved TV star. 

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Knitting as love

Knitting as a Way of Giving Back

How a crafty church group comforts mariners at sea.

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Three Steps to Turn Grumbles into Gratitude

Best-selling Author Tricia Goyer shares what she learned when she challenged her family to stop complaining.

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Veterans Day anniversary

Veterans Day: A Time for Gratitude

My husband returned home from a yearlong deployment 15 years ago. On Veterans Day, I’m especially aware of how lucky we are.

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Ginny Curry smiling in front of her Christmas cabin.

Her Husband Died Before Finishing Her Dream Christmas Cabin

But with the help of friends—and some divine inspiration—the pioneer cabin was ultimately completed.

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Ben Napier behind the wheel dressed in a Santa suit and sunglasses.

How Ben Napier Spreads Christmas Cheer

The co-host of HGTV's Home Town explains how he finds holiday magic every day, even in the summer.

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The cover image from Guideposts' The Joys of Christmas 2019

The Joys of Christmas: A Holiday Greeting

Please share this animated card, sent with warm wishes of the season to you and yours from all of us at Guideposts.

Myquillyn Smith, the Merry Minimalist, photographed January 2, 2019, in her home for Guideposts Joys of Christmas 2019 edition.

Myquillyn Smith: The Simple Joys of the Christmas Season

The blogger, decorator and author of Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less Stuff says to "free yourself" from all your Christmas clutter. Let go of rewrapping gifts and endless decorating, she says, and realize that finding Christmas joy is as simple as welcoming Jesus into your heart, friends into your home and family into every moment.

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Ginny Curry's old fashioned log cabin in Lancaster, OH on January 8, 2018. Curry's husband Bill began to build the cabin and then fell ill and passed away. With the help of friends, they completed the authentic log cabin.

Her Husband's Last Promise: A Christmas Cabin to Call Her Own

Her husband died before he could finish constructing her Christmas cabin, but with the help of two friends and some divine intervention, the cabin was completed.

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Gratitude and Grief: When a Loved One Dies on Thanksgiving

Losing her father on a holiday was hard, but it also allowed her family to truly celebrate his life.

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ssica and her husband, Spencer, before the trek turned treacherous

Trapped in an Ice Cave: Would They Be Rescued in Time?

Young parents with an affinity for rock climbing and outdoor adventures lose their way in an underground cave.

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