Guideposts' blog editor Melissa Roberson
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Melissa Roberson: Delighted by a Daisy

Guideposts' blogs editor shares a sweet surprise that showed up on her doorstep one recent spring day, in the hopes that it will brighten your day, too.

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An artist's rendering of a couple letting their friends take items at a downsizing party.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Second Time Around

This couple's belongings received a second life from friends.

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A pair of rockhopper penguins.
People Helping People

6 Heartwarming Moments to Make You Smile in These Difficult Times

Communities and families are coming together in unique ways to spread joy and comfort during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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An illustration of a dolphin helping out in recycling cans.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Can-Do Spirit

How her son's love of marine animals helped him kickstart a recycling program.

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A tote bag that reads 'from Grandma Mae' with cooking utensil icons.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Kitchen To Go!

Her mother-in-law's kitchen utensils helped families in need start new lives.

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Comforting someone who is grieving
Coping With Grief

5 Comforting Things to Say When Someone Is Grieving

If words elude you when a loved one suffers a terrible loss, try these simple statements of support and sympathy.

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Happy at work
Work Life

4 Ways to Be Happy at Work

What to focus on if you want to emphasize the “living” in “earning a living.”

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An artist's rendering of two family members taking out mail from their mailbox.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: You’ve Got Mail

Recieving letters and sending mail when she travels makes all the difference.

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Illustration of two angels holding an open sign

The Power of a Few Kind Words

She thought being a store clerk was easy, until it was her turn to stand on the other side of the counter. 

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The many kinds of love.
Life Advice

The Many Kinds of Love to Celebrate on Valentine's Day

The power of love reveals itself across a range of relationships, places and actions.

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