Mysterious Ways

True stories of unexpected and wondrous experiences that reveal a hidden hand at work in our lives.
The Rainbow That Led Them to a Better Life
God's Grace

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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A choir in a sanctuary
God's Grace

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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A mysterious door opening.
God's Grace

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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Julian Lennon.
God's Grace

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 pair of kids in awe at the sea animals in the aquarium.
God's Grace

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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An artist's rendering of a soldier underwater trying to swim to the surface.
God's Grace

The Scenes from His Near-Death Experience

After an injury in battle, he heard and saw images from his life—including one of his future family.

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An artist's rendering of an illuminated, colorful version Jackie's mom.
God's Grace

A Final Visit from Mom

She hadn’t seen her mother in 30 years, but a vivid dream about her difficult parent finally brings healing.

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A man in shadow walking in a tunnel towards the exit.
Addiction and Recovery

The Mysterious Messages That Helped Him Stay Sober

This recovering alcoholic describes three inexplicable events that saved his life.

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A portrait of Dr. Jacob Israel Liberman smiling.
God's Grace

The Mysterious Nature of Light

Optometrist Jacob Liberman on how studying light changed his entire life, including his relationship with God.

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Karen's mom meets the actress who played Belle
Family Caregiving

What a Musical Meant to a Woman with Dementia

When her mother started singing along with the show, she was ready to leave. Then a voice ordered her to stay.

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