Stories of Hope

During difficult times, stories of hope help sustain and inspire us to never give up.
Cat and chicken huddle together during fire
Cats

A Cat and a Chicken Help Each Other Survive California Wildfire

While the fire raged, two creatures found comfort in each other.

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Ruth Graham: What My Father Taught Me
Stories of Hope

Ruth Graham: What My Father Taught Me

When author Ruth Graham's marriage crumbled, her father showed her what what God's love feels like.

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Nelson Mandela
Stories of Hope

How Nelson Mandela Found Hope

During the South African leader’s 27 years in prison, he was inspired by the writings of Norman Vincent Peale.

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Guideposts editors and contest winners at the 2016 Writers Workshop
Tell Us Your Story

Guideposts' Writers Workshop Contest: Is This Your Year?

Karen Jason fulfilled a lifelong dream by seeing one of her stories published in Guideposts. Enter the Guideposts Writers Workshop Contest and your dream could also come true.

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw in A Wrinkle in Time
Movies and TV

'A Wrinkle in Time' Star Gugu Mbatha-Raw on Finding Your Purpose

The award-winning actress says the new Disney film based on a beloved children's book has a powerful message for people of all ages. 

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A military chaplain finds hope
Stories of Hope

Overcoming the Unimaginable

A military chaplain shares how he finds the promise of comfort and strength in the middle of war and death.

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A color block silhouette of a couple holding an article of clothing in a laundromat with Cupid hovering above.
Angels

Angels in the Laundromat

This was the last place I wanted to be.

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A caregiver clasps the hand of her patient
Caregiving

What a Hospice Chaplain Learned About Life from Her Patients

Author Kerry Egan on why the stories of the dying are surprisingly hopeful and what she believes about God.

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Delace's daughter Ember
Angels

Christmas Angels Watched Over Her Daughter in Iraq

A mother uses her finely honed crafting skills to bring a touch of Christmas spirit to her daughter's company of combat medics in Iraq.

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A lone Christmas tree with bright lights in the middle of a snowy forest a night.
Stories of Hope

7 Things Christmas Teaches Us About Hope

No matter what challenges you face, Christmas offers powerful symbols of hope.

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