Stories of Hope

During difficult times, stories of hope help sustain and inspire us to never give up.
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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Edie and Paloma travel from Calamajué to Arroyo San Francisquito
Healing

A Cancer Patient's Trek Along the California Mission Trail

Cancer patient Edie Littlefield Sundby set an unusual goal for herself: To walk the entire 800 miles of the California Mission Trail, visiting the state's 21 historic missions along the way.

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Hanukkah candles
Inspiring Stories

Hanukkah: The Long Reach of a Small Light

As Hanukkah begins, what will you kindle in your life?

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Alissa Parker lost her six-year-old daughter Emilie in the Sandy Hook shooting.
Stories of Hope

A Sandy Hook Mother Learns to Give Her Grief to God

She lost her daughter in the Newtown school shooting and struggled to cope with her grief, but giving control to God helped her begin the healing process.

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