Stories of Faith

Your spiritual life is an ever-unfolding story of faith. When you read others' stories of faith, you encounter your own journey in a fresh way. Embrace stories about faith and welcome deeper spiritual connections into your life.

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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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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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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Finding God at the Grocery Store

Finding God in Front of the Grocery Store

How chance encounters present us with spiritual openings.

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Guideposts' contributing editor Elizabeth Sherrill

Elizabeth Sherrill on Gaudi's Basilica de la Sagrada Familia

Guideposts' longtime contributing editor discusses the life and inspiring works of legendary architect Antoni Gaudi.

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Reading Thomas Traherne

What Can You Learn from a 17th Century Clergyman?

Thomas Traherne's writings in Centuries of Meditations are packed with spiritual wisdom.

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Faith, family and friends

3 Values That Are Keys to Success in Life

A simple sign can be a strong reminder of what's really important. 

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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.

Kathie Lee Gifford

Guideposts Classics: Kathie Lee Gifford on the Source of Her Joy

In this story from January 1996, the actress and television personality discusses the role her faith plays in her life and career.

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Spiritual weather report

How High Is Your Spiritual Enthusiasm Today?

A slip of the tongue leads to a spiritual insight. 

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Church and happiness

7 Ways Church Can Make You Happier

What is it about regular church attendance that is so crucial to one’s well-being?

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Finding meaning in grief

How to Use Personal Hardships to Help Others

When we face adversity, we have a choice. We can give up or turn our situation into something meaningful.

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