Inspiration

A Troubled Veteran's Eye-Opening Encounter

A Troubled Veteran's Eye-Opening Encounter

A stranger did more than save this Vietnam Vet from a bad snowstorm. 

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The Rainbow That Led Them to a Better Life

The Rainbow That Led Them to a Better Life

She didn't know how to help her husband, who struggled with alcohol abuse, until a rainbow showed her the way.

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Childhood Friends Recycle Flowers for Seniors with Memory Loss

Childhood Friends Recycle Flowers for Seniors with Memory Loss

What started as a two-person team has bloomed into an organization with over 100 volunteers.

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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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The Angel on the School Bus

The Angel on the School Bus

One mysterious friend gave her the encouragement she needed.

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Courtesy of Melissa d'Arabian

Melissa d’Arabian on God, Food and Grace

The cooking star of Ten Dollar Dinners talks about finding God in the kitchen.

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A pair of kids in awe at the sea animals in the aquarium.

What Makes Our Guideposts Staffers Feel Awe?

Awe is one of humankind’s most powerful states of being. Studies show it has the ability to strengthen your faith, improve your health—even change your perceptions of time. Here are all the ways, big and small, that the Guideposts staff experiences awe.

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A choir in a sanctuary

The Transcendent Power of Music

Science now confirms what believers have long known: Sacred music can bring on a meditative and reflective state.

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Julian Lennon.

How This Encounter Shaped Julian Lennon's Destiny

It was the message he needed to confirm his father, Beatles singer-songwriter John Lennon, was alright. 

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A mysterious door opening.

The Big Question: Why Are We Here?

It’s something each of us has asked ourselves at some point in our lives, whether it’s a passing thought while riding the bus or during the type of deep contemplation that keeps you up late into the night. What is my purpose? Here are a few thoughts from authors, experts, and spiritual leaders on humanity’s ultimate question.

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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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How a Community Comes Together to Entertain Housebound Boy

How a Community Comes Together to Entertain Housebound Boy

Three-year-old Quinn can’t have any physical contact with the outside world, yet meets new friends daily⁠—through his window.

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