Stories of Hope

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

How Planting Bulbs Is 'the Work of Hope'

One of the last fall garden tasks is to tuck spring bulbs into the ground, sowing hope for a sweet, colorful spring ahead.

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Edward Grinnan, editor-in-chief of Guideposts
Addiction and Recovery

First and Last: Edward Grinnan on Moving from Hopeless to Hopeful

Edward Grinnan, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief and author of The Promise of Hope, recalls his first drink and his last and discusses the difference sobriety has made in his life.

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A woman undergoes an MRI examination
Stories of Hope

She Had Claustrophobia, So How Could She Handle an MRI?

Small spaces terrified her. What would help her find peace instead of panic?

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Oprah's Gospel Brunch
Finding Life Purpose

Inside Oprah's 'Super Soul' Gospel Brunch

The TV legend invited Guideposts to cover her star-studded, spirit-filled event and book launch party for The Wisdom of Sundays at her California home.

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Darryl "The Miracle Man" Perry
Life After Death

'The Miracle Man' Who Went to Heaven and Came Back

Doctors couldn't explain how Darryl "The Miracle Man" Perry came back to life. But he knew it was all God's doing.

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Lisa Patterson overcame illiteracy as an adult
Living Longer, Living Better

She Overcame Adult Illiteracy and Changed Her Life

A mother and grandmother takes the courageous step to improve her limited reading and spelling skills and reclaims her life in the process.

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Author Jen Hatmaker discusses her book, Of Mess and Moxie

Jen Hatmaker on 'Of Mess and Moxie'

Author Jen Hatmaker shares what inspired her to write her book, Of Mess and Moxie, and what makes the book stand apart from her previous works.

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Dr. Edith Eva Eger
Stories of Hope

Dr. Edith Eva Eger: Her Dance of Life

Dr. Edith Eva Eger, author and clinical psychologist, shares her memories of the Holocaust and reveals how those experiences inspired her to pursue a life of service and healing.

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Beverly T. Gooden
People Helping People

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: A Survivor Gives Hope

Social activist and domestic violence survivor Beverly T. Gooden hopes her Bolt Bag will make it easier for victims to leave abusive situations.

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Danita shares a tender moment with son Caleb

A Mother's Prayer for Her Child's Health

Her youngest son was born with impaired hearing and then diagnosed with a form of epilepsy. How could she help him bear such a heavy burden?

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