Adele (on Mount Whitney’s summit) likes the No Barriers motto: What’s within you is stronger than what’s in your way.
Motivational Stories

Faith Helps Veteran Overcome Survivor's Guilt, PTSD and TBI

This Iraq vet wondered why she'd been allowed to survive a bomb attack, but she came to understand that she could honor her fallen comrades by living a full and faithful life.

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Daily Devotions

Daily Devotion: Willing to Be Healed

These inspiring words will encourage you to trust God to help you break free of self-imposed limitations.

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Justin Peay and his wife, Alaina
God's Grace

Divinely Guided Toward the Perfect Match

She was just his friend’s kid sister; he never gave her much thought. But an invisible hand kept bringing them together—especially when it mattered most.

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An acupuncture practitioner inserts needles into a patient's back

A Brief History of Acupuncture

The ancient healing art had roots in spiritual practice, but is now a medically accepted treatment.

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Wren and Beaux, a service dog specially trained for PTSD survivors
Service Animals

Leaning on His Best Friend in the Face of PTSD

Wren Thomas shares how his service dog, Beaux, has helped him cope with PTSD after Wren was kidnapped by Nigerian pirates.

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Ben and Karyn with their daughters, Katriel, Haven, Amy Joan and Elleora
Coping With Illness

Former NFL Star Ben Utecht on Dealing with Memory Loss

Football and family were the focus of Ben Utecht's life, but now the injuries he suffered while playing the game he loved threaten to take him away from the people he cares for most.

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Comic actor Joe E. Brown
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Joe E. Brown on the Power of Laughter

In this story from June 1948, comedian Joe E. Brown, best remembered today as millionaire Osgood Fielding III in the classic 1959 comedy Some Like It Hot, discusses the healing power of laughter.

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A troubled woman gazes through a window
Emotional and Mental Health

Could You Be Depressed? Watch for These Signs

Are you concerned that you or a loved one might be depressed? If you wonder about the signs of depression, follow an expert's advice on what to look for. 

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Chaplain Gentile distributes Guideposts Comfort Kits to sick children
Comfort Kits

Happy Birthday, Sparkle! 10 Years of Comfort Kits for Kids

Over the past 10 years, Guideposts has sent more than 160,000 comfort kits to sick children across the country.

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Iraq veteran Bryan Anderson shares his story in the July 2016 edition of Guideposts
Positive Thinking

An Iraq War Veteran Finds Inspiration

Iraq veteran Bryan Anderson, who shares his experiences in the cover story of the July 2016 edition of Guideposts, explains how even the loss of three limbs didn't prevent him from "getting back to good" and reveals what kind of people inspire him.

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