Stories of Hope

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

The Power of the Underdog

Inspired by a scrappy Saint Peter’s basketball team, we too can come out of nowhere to fight overwhelming odds.

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Stories of Hope

Help for Ukraine: How the Human Spirit Shines During the Darkest of Times

These inspiring stories show moments of solidarity in the midst of conflict.

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Tell Us Your Story

Guideposts' Writers Workshop: Is This Your Year?

Apply to the Guideposts Writers Workshop and join our family of writers

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Positive Thinking

Experience ‘The Power of Positive Thinking’ in a New Unabridged Audiobook

For the 70th anniversary of Norman Vincent Peale’s groundbreaking book, his grandson discusses the new audiobook and why its message of hope is even more important today.

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Family

5 Real Adoption Stories to Warm Your Heart

These happy adoption stories show us the miracle of divinely found families.

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Stories of Faith

How Archbishop Desmond Tutu Showed Us the Power of Imagination

Like this spiritual leader, our faith and vision for a better world can guide us in the new year.

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Stories of Hope

How Rehabbing Wild Animals Helped Her Cope with Debilitating Pain

She has chronic intractable migraine disease, but Teddy Flory puts animals first.

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Motivational Stories

Guideposts Classics: Colin Powell on the Value of Dedication

In this story from November 1991, the former U.S. Secretary of State reminds us that whatever we do in life, someone is always watching.

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Stories of Hope

9/11 Memorials Around the Country

From New York to Hawaii, towns and cities across the nation have constructed moving memorials so that we never forget the thousands who were lost during the September 11 terrorist attacks. 

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Movies and TV

The Broadway Hit 'Come From Away' Comes to the Screen

The true story of how the small Canadian town of Gander helped stranded passengers on 9/11. 

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