Inspiration

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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Edward Grinnan on new Guideposts
Inspiring Stories

Meet Your New, Reimagined Guideposts Magazine

Exciting times here with new features, columnists, photo essays and a magazine makeover.

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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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Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in Respect (Photo by Gillian Smith Chang)
Movies and TV

Watch the Trailer for the New Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’

Actress Jennifer Hudson and director Leisl Tommy discuss their highly anticipated new film about the singing legend.  

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Jim Bolin in front of the World's Largest Rocking Chair in Casey, Illinois
Travel

Greetings from Casey, Illinois

Jim Bolin takes Guideposts readers on a tour of his hometown, which proudly boasts a dozen "World's Largest" objects, from a towering rocking chair to a gigantic golf club.

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Enjoying silence
Health and Wellness

Why Silence Is Good for Our Brains

The spiritual renewal of silence is supported by scientific research.

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Pentecost, the Church's birthday
Power of Prayer

5 Prayers for Pentecost, the Church’s Birthday

What happened when the apostles gathered in the upper room almost 2,000 years ago enriches how we pray today.

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What not to pray
How to Pray

Two Words to Avoid When You Pray

We can turn to Simon Peter, one of Jesus’ first followers, as an example of what not to say in our prayers.

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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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Refresh your prayer practice
How to Pray

6 Biblical Qualities of God to Use in Your Prayers

If you’re trying to breathe new life into your prayer routine, focus on these words to grow in your faith.

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