Inspiration

An illustration of a woman with three loaves of bread; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Baking a Difference

Her project donates freshly baked bread to food pantries and created bonds with loved ones through the pandemic.

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Harry Connick Jr.; video shot by Larsen&Talbert

Harry Connick Jr. on His Album, 'Alone with My Faith'

The acclaimed musician shares how the challenges and sorrows of the pandemic rejuvenated his faith and inspired his new album, "Alone with My Faith."

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Phoebe Kilby and Betty Ann Kilby Fisher Baldwin

Two Cousins Who Both Descend from a Slave Owner on Faith and Healing

Phoebe Kilby and Betty Ann Kilby Fisher Baldwin reveal how their unlikely discovery that they were cousins helped Phoebe grasp more fully the marks racism and slavery have left and Betty to more fully embrace the practice of forgiveness.

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Valerie Stone; photograph by Michael A. Schwarz

Quilting Made Her Feel Closer to Her Departed Mother

The pandemic prevented Valerie from visiting her mother, from whom she was estranged, before she died, but their bond was restored when Valerie took up quilting.

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Inspiring 78-Year-Old Grandmother Sets Lifting World Record

The powerlifting champion hopes to encourage others to get active, no matter their age. 

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6 Stories of Birds with Messages and Miracles from Above

These winged messengers brought heavenly signs from above.

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The Big Question: Can Our Departed Loved Ones Communicate with Us?

People often reach out to us with stories about the heavenly messages they’ve received from their deceased loved ones. These signs offer guidance, healing and reassurance.

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Elizabeth Sherrill with her husband, John (photo by Shawn G. Henry)

10 Inspiring Articles and Books by Elizabeth Sherrill

Dive into the remarkable faith-filled stories of the beloved Guideposts writer.

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Actor Pat O'Brien

Guideposts Classics: Pat O'Brien on Being Guided by Faith

In this story from May 1949, award-winning actor Pat O’Brien shares the role that faith played in his marriage, his life and his career.

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Actor William Gargan

Guideposts Classics: William Gargan on the Blessings of Acceptance

In this story from May 1963, actor William Gargan, who amassed over 100 film credits over 30 years, shares how a cancer diagnosis ended his career but gave him a new purpose.

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Remembering your dreams

How Your Dreams Can Help You Sleep

When you surface from a dream in the middle of the night, here are ways to re-enter that mysterious state.

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Photo credit: Jon Link

How to Talk to Strangers about Your Faith

Two leading pastors agree: talk less and listen more.

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Handmade Crafts That Created Miracles

Knitting, sewing, quilting, crocheting... God’s divine design weaves through our lives.

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Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial site in western Pennsylvania

Remembering Flight 93 and the Heroes of 9/11

As the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks nears, one nonprofit is finding an inspiring way to honor the heroes whose plane crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

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