Inspiring Stories

George W. Bush saying goodbye to his father, George H.W. Bush

The Power of Unconditional Love

How George W. Bush expressed a son’s deep and abiding love for his late father.

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Generation Inspiration: Bruce Davis

Generation Inspiration: Bruce Davis

Bruce Davis discusses life after retirement. 

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A woman on a beach greets the new year with a hopeful attitude

6 Ways to Build Hope in the New Year

Change your attitude with these tips to help you hang on to hope in the New Year.

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TLC Makeup Artist Carmindy's Inspiring Life Advice

TLC Makeup Artist Carmindy's Inspiring Life Advice

TLC star and make-up artist Carmindy shares some inspiring advice for young women. 

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Eddie Beesley at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.

A Veteran Honors His Fallen Comrades at the Vietnam Memorial

This Vietnam veteran returned a broken man after his lieutenant's death. A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial finally helped him to forgive himself for having survived.

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Apollo 8 astronauts James Lovell, William Anders and Frank Borman (from left)

Merry Christmas from the Moon: An Inspiring Message of Hope and Faith

On December 24, 1968, the crew of Apollo 8, while orbiting the moon, shared an inspiring Christmas message with the world.

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A Guideposts staffer shares a Christmas memory

Guideposts Staffers Share What Christmas Means to Them

Four Guideposts staffers read from Guideposts' The Joys of Christmas 2018 and share their favorite memories of the season.

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Hanukkah candles

How Hanukkah Teaches Us to Cast the World in Positive Light

The “Festival of Lights” builds from darkness into bright beauty.

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Smiling at a store clerk

Simple Ways to Spread Holiday Cheer

A kind word, a smile or simply listening may deliver a message of love and grace to those in need.

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The bread of life

Unexpectedly Finding the Bread of Life

A Sunday afternoon full of good art, good food and revelations of Jesus.

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Wax Buffalo candle creator Alicia with her kids [from left]: Navy, Oxley and Satchel

Her Grandmother's Love of Candles Inspired Her to Launch a Business

She lost her job just when her baby needed surgery, but her grandmother gave her hope.

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O Holy Night, based on the Advent Nativity Pattern by Paper Panache. Quilted by Ramona Sorenson, designed by Lisa Robison.

The Christmas Story Told in Quilts

Enjoy this read-aloud feature of The Christmas Story through beautiful, intricate quilts that illustrate the Holy nativity scenes.

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