Hope

Praying the Psalms
How to Pray

5 Ways the Psalms Can Help Your Prayers

For guidance, understanding, wisdom and comfort, these words can give voice to your prayers.

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Norm and Candace Stolpe; photo by Mike Roemer
Family Caregiving

The Spiritual Rewards of Caregiving

Whether it’s a spouse with Alzheimer’s, a child with cancer, or a parent with Parkinson’s, three family caregivers share their most important takeaways.

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Kristy Dewberry holds a photo of herself and Carol; photo by Shevaun Williams
Stories of Hope

She Still Feels the Presence of Her Departed Friend

Carol was her best friend, her spiritual mentor, her second mother. How could she go on without her?

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A leather-bound journal rest on a rustic wooden table; Getty Images
God's Grace

Mysterious Ways: Love Letters Returned

She thought her journal—filled with love letters to her husband—was gone forever.

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Power of brain to control emotions
Emotional and Mental Health

Why We’re Not at the Mercy of Our Feelings

A psychologist’s work shows the brain’s power to adapt, understand and name the emotional reality we encounter.

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Silver linings
Positive Thinking

How to Find a Silver Lining in Unexpected Places

The poem that inspired the lovely phrase resonates positively across the centuries.

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Nickels; Illustration by Richard Mia
God's Grace

How Nickels Became Divine Signs from Above

Her home was destroyed by the California Camp Fire. Could she rebuild her life?

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Pray a word a day
How to Pray

New Guideposts Devotional: Pray a Word a Day

When it comes to prayer, one word can be life-changing.

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Edward Grinnan, Guideposts Editor in Chief
Inspiring Stories

Guideposts Readers: Our Biggest Blessing and Inspiration

How your outpouring of care and support helps us make the world a better place through hope, faith and prayer.

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