Inspiration

Eric (left) and his friend of four decades, Ken
Living Longer, Living Better

Why He Couldn't Let This Friendship Slip Away

After retiring and losing his wife to cancer, Eric realized why his friendship with Ken mattered so much.

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ILLUSTRATION BY MICHAEL WOLOSCHINOW
God's Grace

Finding the Divine Spark in Everyday Life

Mysterious Ways senior editor Hilary Ribons explains how divine inspiration is innate in everyone.

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The stages of a caterpillar changing into a butterfly.
Managing Life Changes

10 Inspirational Quotes About Embracing Change

Change is inevitable in life. Whether it's buying a new home or simply taking a new route to work, here are some of our favorite quotes to help motivate you to take that first step.

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An RV on the open road in the mountains
Living Longer, Living Better

6 RV Travel Tips from Boomers on the Road

David and Veronica James share how they turned their travel hobby into a full-time adventure. 

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Boston Celtics legend John Havlicek
Sports

Guideposts Classics: John Havlicek on the Importance of Teamwork

In this story from March 1975, basketball legend John Havlicek shares how he came to understand the value of putting team goals ahead of individual success.

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Zenato underwater with a shark.
Pets

A Professional Diver's Mission to Help Sharks

This underwater scuba ranger does it all—even removing hooks from sharks’ mouths.

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Wally Richardson fist-bumps some students
Living Longer, Living Better

This WWII Veteran Teaches Kids About Love and Kindness

Wally Richardson, 95, has been sharing inspirational quotes, bookmarks and "Wallyisms" with kids in his community for over 20 years. 

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Poet Jacqueline Suskin
Power of Prayer

Her Poems Are Her Prayers

This poet shares how her poems, like prayer, is a sacred act.

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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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Gracie Jagler poses with some of her Doggie Delights
Dogs

Meet the Young Boss Behind This Dog Treat Business

Gracie Jagler turned her love for dogs into a successful start-up.

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