Miracles

A young girl praying outdoors during the sunset.
God's Grace

The Big Question: If God Knows All, Why Pray?

If God knows each and every one of us, sometimes better than we know ourselves, what is the purpose of prayer? As God says in Jeremiah 1:5, “Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you.”  He knows our every thought and desire. He knows what we want and what we need—even if we don’t yet know it ourselves.  So, if God knows all, why pray? Spiritually sage people, from pastors to philosophers, offer their own answers to this question. 

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God's Grace

Mysterious Ways: Thoughtworthy Quotes

A collection of awe-inspiring words from authors, philosophers, mystics, theologians and other wise people of faith.

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Rippin the cat
Cats

How a Cat Helped Her Hold on to Her Faith

She thought she was losing her son to addiction until a feline friend helped them all on the road to recovery. 

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An artist's rendering of a man playing guitar with colorful waves representing the tune.
God's Grace

Amazing Grace: The Healing Power of Music

Research shows that harmonies can transcend cultural barriers to positively impact our minds, bodies and souls.

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A Dream Led Her to a Discarded Piano
God's Grace

A Dream Led Her to a Discarded Piano

She hadn’t played in years, then her dream came true.  

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A mysterious door opening.
God's Grace

The Big Question: Why Are We Here?

It’s something each of us has asked ourselves at some point in our lives, whether it’s a passing thought while riding the bus or during the type of deep contemplation that keeps you up late into the night. What is my purpose? Here are a few thoughts from authors, experts, and spiritual leaders on humanity’s ultimate question.

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A pair of kids in awe at the sea animals in the aquarium.
God's Grace

What Makes Our Guideposts Staffers Feel Awe?

Awe is one of humankind’s most powerful states of being. Studies show it has the ability to strengthen your faith, improve your health—even change your perceptions of time. Here are all the ways, big and small, that the Guideposts staff experiences awe.

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Cathy Lewan, a second-generation flyer, poses with her Cessna
God's Grace

Heaven Helped This Pilot Make an Emergency Landing

Thrust into a life-and-death situation, she learned that, though she had no passengers, she wasn't alone.

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Heavenly beams stream through clouds
God's Grace

5 Messages Received in Heaven

From seeing deceased loved ones to foreseeing the future, these near-death experiences reveal one common trait.

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A man walking on a path of light in the woods.
Addiction and Recovery

A Miraculous Release from Alcohol Addiction

After reading a certain Psalm over and over, he began a new life journey to overcome his addiction.

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