The butterfly globe that Dan Kessel's grandmother bought.

Two Butterflies–One White, One Blue

Assistant editor Daniel Kessel shares how these winged creatures boosted his grandmother’s faith.

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Fall pumpkins photographed by Judy Royal Glenn
Faith and Prayer

A God-Sized Detour

When getting off track is a good thing

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Stories of Faith blogger Shawnelle Eliasen's sons walking in the snow with dog
Faith and Prayer

Stretching to See the Lord

One senses that God is here. Creating life on the river. Bringing goodness to these brothers.

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Folk singer and activist Pete Seeger
Finding Life Purpose

Guideposts Classics: Pete Seeger on Environmental Stewardship

In this story from August 1970, beloved folk singer and activist Pete Seeger shares how he was inspired to work to protect the Hudson River.

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A pair of red dragonflies/ Photo credit: Eyeem/Getty Images
Coping With Grief

Tiny Blessings with Shimmering Wings

A mother, dearly missing her departed daughter, is comforted by a host of insects.

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What Inspires You
Inspiring Stories

The Natural World and Creativity Inspire Readers

You shared your inspiration on our Facebook page; this week, we'd like to highlight your inspiration from the natural world and tapping into your creativity.

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Better Living

Robin Carlo: Is Listening Nature or Nurture?

How did some people come to be good listeners? Is it nature or nurture?

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A Butterfly’s Beauty, Part 2

They needed a sign of hope to know Elizabeth would always be with them...

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Answered Prayers

Pray for Rain

Good things do happen...with your help.

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Positive Living

Pink Tulips! Yellow Daffodils! Purple Pansies! And Forgiveness...

Why she enjoyed God's gifts of flowers blooming in the midst of December.

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