Mysterious Ways

True stories of unexpected and wondrous experiences that reveal a hidden hand at work in our lives.
An artist's rendering of a pair of grieving elephants

Do Animals Grieve Like Humans Do?

Humans most certainly grieve over the death of beloved pets, but do animals experience that same sense of loss? And if so, how do they express it?

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Guideposts executive editor Rick Hamlin
Pray Effectively

Rick Hamlin on the Practice of Contemplative Prayer

Guideposts executive editor Rick Hamlin explores the centuries-old practice of contemplative prayer, offering practical  tips that may help you enrich your own prayer life. 

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Carbonate travertines the natural pools during sunset, Pamukkale, Turkey
God's Grace

7 of the World's Amazing Healing Waters

For centuries, many cultures have identified certain sites and mineral springs as having miraculous healing and transformational properties. Here are seven amazing water sites known for healing.

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An artist's rendering of nature intwined with a woman's long flowing blonde hair.
God's Grace

That Wonderful Scent

Thank heaven love was in the air that day.

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Carrick-A-Rede Rope in Northern Ireland
God's Grace

The Celtic Wisdom of Poet and Mystic John O’Donohue

In 1982, O’Donohue was ordained a Catholic priest and spent much of his time in solitude, contemplating the “the invisible world” – what we see with our souls, not our eyes. A topic he explored in his international bestseller Anam Ċara, which means “soul friend” in Gaelic. In 2000, O’Donohue left the priesthood to focus on his writing. He passed away in his sleep in 2008 at the age of 52. Today, his work continues to inspire many to take a closer look at that which they cannot see.

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An artist's rendering of a pair of women who are soul friends

Soul Friends: Are Some People Inexplicably Linked?

Soul mates are not just romantic partners. Discover the many ways friends can form a soul connection.

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A loving couple gaze at each other while sitting on a park bench

The Mysteries of Love

Love is sweet, powerful and often inexplicable. Even science agrees. Here are just a few of the fascinating things researchers have uncovered about that mysterious thing called love… 

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Motivational speaker, life coach, and author Gabrielle Bernstein
God's Grace

Talking Miracles with Gabrielle Bernstein

We spoke to motivational speaker, life coach and author Gabrielle Bernstein about how she learned to be open to divine guidance and the miracles that life holds.

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God's Grace

Her Unusual Dream Brought Comfort to a Pair of Worried Strangers

The swirling waters and mysterious child in her dream left her a bit unsettled. What could it all possibly mean?

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