Parenting

How Ann Reinking Helped Her Son with Marfan Syndrome Feel Accepted
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

How Ann Reinking Helped Her Son with Marfan Syndrome Feel Accepted

As a child, dancer, singer and actress Ann Reinking found comfort and inspiration at church, but would her new congregation in New York City be willing to accept her son for who he was?

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An artist's rendering of Diane's dog and sugar glider
Dogs

How a Pair of Pets Eased Tensions Between a Mother and Son

Her stressed-out teenage son was hard to live with but a Pomeranian-poodle mix and a sugar glider helped mom and son connect

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Talking to a teen
Family Problems

Communicating with Kids in 5 Words or Less

As Jesus showed us in the Temple, getting results doesn’t require a lecture first.

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Actress and singer Gale Storm
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Gale Storm on the Importance of Faith

In this story from June 1949, Gale Storm, star of stage, screen, recordings, radio and, especially, television, shares how faith had a positive impact on her marriage, her family and her career.

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Nick Offerman and Kiersey Clemons in "Hearts Beat Loud"
Movies and TV

SXSW Review: 'Hearts Beat Loud'

Nick Offerman's loveable family drama finds its rhythm.  

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Emily Blunt in "A Quiet Place"
Movies and TV

Review: 'A Quiet Place'

John Krasinki's horror film shows a surprising amount of heart. 

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Filling out tax paperwork with a calm spirit.
Stories of Faith

Faith and Taxes

Facing a mound of paperwork with efficiency and a calm spirit.

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Diana Aydin, managing editor of Mysterious Ways, shares a story about her mom's mother's intuition
Family

Mother's Intuition: Mysterious Ways Staffers Tell Their Stories

For Mother's Day, Mysterious Ways and Guideposts employees share stories, both amusing and amazing, of instances when their moms displayed mother's intuition to a heightened degree.

The perfect Mother’s Day Gift: Women’s Devotional Bible

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A happy family of parents, grandmother and children gather in the kitchen
Friends and Family

6 Best Friends and Family Stories

From de-cluttering tips to parenting advice, discover the most popular stories about friends and family

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Shelby Spear and her daughter, Kahrin
Teenagers

How She Let Go of Worrying About Her Daughter

Her daughter left on a service trip to Guatemala. Could prayer help this mom manage her anxiety?

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