Hope

Chaplain Kenneth L. Sampson
Stories of Hope

Chaplain Kenneth L. Sampson on Guideposts' inspiring new eBook, Staying the Course

Chaplain Kenneth L. Sampson discusses Staying the Course, a Guideposts Outreach booklet intended to inspire individuals to stay focused and maintain strength through life’s hardships.

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Man surrendering in prayer
How to Pray

Two Simple Words to Draw Closer to God

Write these words down and look at them daily as a preface to prayer.

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Truth and positive thinking
Positive Living

Positive Listening: ‘Everything Happens’ Podcast

This series of conversations about life’s challenges embodies the power of authentic positivism.

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Music helps fight aging
Living Longer, Living Better

What If Your Brain Never Stopped Growing?

New research explores this question—what could it mean for how you see your life?

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Faith and Prayer

Why a Pilgrimage Can be a Powerful Spiritual Experience

I’ve dreamed of walking El Camino since college. Now, I am finally making my dream a reality.

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The Reverend Pablo Diaz
Addiction and Recovery

R2Q: Rev. Pablo Diaz on Hope and Recovery

The Reverend Pablo Diaz addresses addiction, its effect on communities and the role hope can play in overcoming it.

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Prayers for someone with cancer
How to Pray

How to Pray for Someone with Cancer

Even in an overwhelming situation, there are ways to pray and reclaim hope.

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Miracle plant?
Positive Living

A Garden Miracle?

How a little light and warmth encouraged growth in a dark, cold garden shed.

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Trust or faith in God
Prayer Stories

The Difference Between Faith and Trust in God

How can we learn to truly put our trust in God? 

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Deborah found new ways to strengthen her body so she could dance again.
Healing

Faith Helped This Ballerina Get Back Up on Her Toes

After years of suffering from chronic pain, she almost gave up dancing—until she heard a voice. 

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