God's Grace

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The Big Question: Why Does God Give Us Thorns?

Here are twelve thoughts on why God puts thorns in our lives…

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5 Celebrities Who Heard from God in Startling Ways

A-listers share their experience with prophecies, visions, timely interventions and other mysterious encounters.   

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Dream That Saved Her from Danger

The Dream That Saved Her from Danger

Guidance from a crazy dream suddenly all made sense.

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Finding God's Grace

Finding God in the Darkness

In dark times, we can rekindle our relationship with God—if we choose to.

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A Heaven-Sent Sign from Above

After her mother passed away she couldn't enjoy much. Until she found a symbol of a new beginning.

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How Dreams Affect Us Differently

The Mysterious Ways senior editor recalls a dream she remembers vividly.

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Breaking Down the Mystery of Speaking in Tongues

Guideposts Executive Editor Rick Hamlin shares what he learned about the practice that dates back to over a hundred years.

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Three Near-Death Experiences Later, She Got the Message

Nadia McCaffrey wondered why she was allowed to come back not once, not twice, but three times.

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Mothers and Miracles

Research shows why mothers are able to connect with their children through dreams and visions.

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Intuitive Investigator Helps Woman Search for Long-Lost Brother

Mysterious Ways teams up with investigative genealogist Pamela Slaton on a remarkable journey to help reunite siblings.

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10 Inspiring Quotes from Rumi

10 Inspiring Quotes from Rumi

Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī (1207 – 1273), popularly known as Rūmī, was a Sufi mystic born in what is now Afghanistan. He is one of the best-selling poets in the United States, writing more than 40,000 versesbout everything from love to death to the interior life. Rūmī believed that one’s relationship with the divine must be active. Instead of simply reciting poetry, he sang it while whirling in circles. This sacred tradition of meditative twirling inspired by Rūmī is still practiced by the Mevlevi Order—a Sufi group sometimes referred to as the Whirling Dervishes. Today, Rūmī’s quotes show up everywhere from pop songs to Pinterest, inspiring people of all faiths to join in the dance with the divine. Here are some of our favorites:

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10 Tips for Receiving God’s Guidance While You Dream

Use prayer and practice to help you hear God while you sleep.

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