Stories of Hope

During difficult times, stories of hope help sustain and inspire us to never give up.

Oprah Winfrey and Henrietta Lacks, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Oprah Winfrey and Henrietta Lacks, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Movies and TV

Oprah Winfrey and the Powerful Legacy of Henrietta Lacks

Winfrey's new film 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' tells the true story of the woman whose cancerous cells changed the face of medicine.

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The freedom of Passover.
The freedom of Passover.
Stories of Faith

Freedom and Hope: A Passover Message for Everyone

A journey to freedom is a metaphor that can inspire followers of all faiths. 

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Daffodils
Daffodils
Inspiring Stories

When God Seems Far Away

Just like waiting for spring flowers to emerge, know that light and color will enter your life again.

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Boston Marathon bombing survivor Rebekah Gregory and her son, Noah
Boston Marathon bombing survivor Rebekah Gregory and her son, Noah
Stories of Hope

How One Bombing Survivor Overcame Injuries and Fear

In Guideposts' April 2017 cover story, this young mother shares how she survived the Boston Marathon bombing. Could she survive the aftermath?

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Joe conducts a preflight check of a Cessna 172.
Joe conducts a preflight check of a Cessna 172.
Living Longer, Living Better

How One Man Found Purpose After Retirement

Joe Morris couldn't wait to retire. But when his post-retirement plans fell through, he floundered. Until he got the chance to fly. 

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Military family enjoying time at home
Military family enjoying time at home
Military Families

3 Ways to Cope When Life Is Disrupted

For military families, schedules and plans can change in an instant. Here’s how to manage.

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Sparkle comforts a child in the hospital
Sparkle comforts a child in the hospital
Comfort Kits

A Guideposts Comfort Kit Brings Hope to Kaylee

A mother who saw her young daughter through a battle with cancer shares how little things can make a big difference for kids with serious illnesses.

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Mysterious Ways editor Diana Aydin
Mysterious Ways editor Diana Aydin
God's Grace

Why Me, God? The Mystery of Suffering

Diana Aydin, who has survived brain surgery and was later diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, asks members of the clergy and writers about the nature of suffering.

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teens from different racial backgrounds gardening together, smiling
teens from different racial backgrounds gardening together, smiling
People Helping People

At-Risk Teens Grow Hope in Community Garden

Here's how Project L.I.F.T.'s inspiring after school program helps these teens prepare for a better future.

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The American Legion celebrates its 98th anniversary.
The American Legion celebrates its 98th anniversary.
Military Outreach

Happy Birthday, American Legion

Chartered by Congress 98 years ago, here are 5 notable accomplishments by a great organization that helps our military veterans.

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