Guideposts Magazine Reviews

Guideposts Magazine

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  • Guideposts reminds me of Winnie-the-pooh (stuffed with fluff)

    Oct 2, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Running a series bringing depression into the light -- good 30 minute read
    Cons: Sanitized/ Any God is good/ no meat/ some stories feel new agey

    Summary: Maybe it's just placed under the wrong category on Epinions (religious magazines). Maybe it's just changed in the last twenty years. Or maybe I'm just old fashioned. But Guideposts of today isn't the magazine it ... read more

  • Content is good advertisements aren't

    Mar 26, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Faith promoting articles based on real life experiences, well written
    Cons: Negative, fear mongering advertisements.

    Summary: I'm conflicted about this magazine. I enjoy the articles but... I've been a GuidePost reader for over 20 years. I quit subscribing to the magazine several years ago when the new editor took over and within months added advertisements to a magazine that ... read more

  • A Magazine to Warm Your Heart – Guideposts

    Jan 8, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Small size, uplifting interfaith true stories, inspirational, quick read, family reading, large print version, nonprofit
    Cons: Slim issues, now accepts ads, stories begin to sound alike, unavailable on newsstands

    Summary: A recent Roper poll shows the 70% of Americans believe that spirituality is one of the top ten IN trends in America today. Perhaps this accounts for the success of such faith oriented magazines such as Guideposts. Guideposts magazine is a ... read more

  • inspiring and uplifting!

    Jan 26, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: I always feel so inspired when I read these stories
    Cons: none

    Summary: I have been reading guideposts magazine for a couple of years, my grandmother gives us a gift subscription each year. I really enjoy reading all the uplifting stories of how God has helped people get through tough times! The stories are all relativly ... read more

  • A Message to Guide Us

    Sep 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good stories that instill faith and values.
    Cons: none

    Summary: Guideposts is a publication I had seen on my grandmother's nightstand for many years before I ever picked it up and read it. I had assumed it was an "old person's" magazine because everyone I knew who read it was old! I was mistaken. ... read more

  • Guideposts - a Guide for Daily Living

    May 17, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to read magazine about how God had affected the writer's life.
    Cons: Non-believers may have a hard time appreciating the stories.

    Summary: Guideposts is the small (5 ¼” X 7 ¼”) magazine started by the Reverend Norman Vincent Peale. It contains true stories and anecdotes about people who believe that God has touched them in some way. The magazine has a Christian bent but the stories come ... read more

  • It Makes Me Smile

    May 13, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: I know when I pick up Guideposts, I will find reasons to smile.
    Cons: I haven't found one yet. I'll let you know.

    Summary: Sometimes my world gets so bogged down with the daily details, deadlines, bills to pay, schedules to keep. It can be hard to find time to do fun reading. I keep my Guideposts in the car so I can read while I wait for kids or whatever. The stories ... read more

  • Can't wait for this to arrive!

    Mar 26, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: true stories, inspiring people, very interesting personal experiences
    Cons: none

    Summary: Guideposts magazine is my all time favorite magazine. I have been a subscriber for over 10 years and always will be. On every issue under the title you will find the following: TRUE STORIES OF HOPE AND INSPIRATION. That is exactly what ... read more

  • Do You Believe In Miracles?!!

    Mar 3, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Uplifting, Inspiring
    Cons: None Known

    Summary: My favorite article each month in Guideposts is 'His Mysterious Ways'! It's usually an account of a miracle and how God works in our lives through angels, etc. This magazine has been around for a long time but what I like about this publication is that ... read more

  • Guideposts Magazine Changes in 2001

    Feb 26, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: True stories of hope and inspiration
    Cons: now has advertising

    Summary: For a number of years I subscribed to Guideposts until I learned my parents were subscribers as well. To trim my budget I did not renew my subscription and received a few issues at a time from my family. One day many months ago I ... read more

  • Guideposts' Much More Than a Magazine

    Jan 2, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Inspirational, easy reading
    Cons: none

    Summary: Guideposts' is a great inspirational magazine. The individual stories provide hope and affirmation in the power of prayer. I find it easy to identify with the authors as they struggle with a particular issue in their life. They have helped me in my ... read more

  • My Favorite Magazine

    Dec 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: true, human stores, inspiring, brings out the best in humans
    Cons: too short, would love more details in "Family room"

    Summary: I have been purchasing Guideposts for years, I love it. My only complaint is that it is too short. I read it when I go to bed at night and I usually get so involved in the stories that I end up reading several so I have completely read the entire book ... read more

  • Recomended for Anyone!

    Dec 1, 2000 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Very good uplifting stories! Good short reads.
    Cons: Sometimes I read it too quickly!

    Summary: I love this magazine! It is very uplifting and every issue is good reading! I chose this magazine because my Mom used to get it and I would pick it up & read it every once in a while. (I wasn't very interested back then.) After I got married 2years ... read more

  • My Halleluia Book

    Nov 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: its all good
    Cons: none

    Summary: I first starting subscribing to this magazine about 10 years ago - each and every issue has been an uplifting experience - I usually read the magazine from front to back in one sitting. As you read each story - you will go through a majority ... read more

  • Good News with Morning Coffee

    Sep 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: uplifting, diverse, well written
    Cons: none

    Summary: Guideposts Tired of the awful news that fills the daily paper? Murder and grand larceny not your idea of the way to start the day? Then get yourself a subscription to Guideposts, which bills itself as “True Stories of Hope and Inspiration”. ... read more

  • A monthly dose of inspiration and hope

    Sep 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: wonderful stories, very inspirational, full of hope
    Cons: it's a very small magazine!

    Summary: It was only a few months ago that I subscribed to Guideposts. I had signed up to get a free issue along with a free 2001 calendar. Needless to say, after that first issue I realized that this was one magazine that really could help me to be a ... read more

  • Get Out the Tissues, Guideposts is Here!

    Sep 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: wonderful uplifting articles
    Cons: should be a weekly magazine!

    Summary: Everywhere I went I seemed to see a copy of Guideposts magazine. The doctor's and dentist's offices were full of them and I really enjoyed reading the articles I could before being called away. So, I did the natural thing and bought a subscription. ... read more

  • More Than a Wedding Gift

    Sep 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Inspirational stories and much more
    Cons: Can't think of any.

    Summary: When we were married 37 years ago, one of our wedding gifts was a year's subscription to Guideposts magazine. I was skeptical of the stories it told, having been taught in college religion class to have an unemotional approach to my faith. I enjoyed ... read more

  • Guideposts-A Bit of Inspiration Fills My Mailbox Each Month!

    Aug 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Inspirational, short, easy to read, uplifting stories.
    Cons: None.

    Summary: I have been getting Guideposts for a little over a year now. I enjoy this small magazine because it is filled with stories that are although short (each no more than two three pages), provide me with inspiration. True stories of people who ... read more

  • Guideposts: Great things come in Tiny Packages

    Jul 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very inspirational material
    Cons: I wish it were bigger, had more stories, and that I didn't finish reading it so quickly.

    Summary: First let me state that I do not go to church regularly and I do not consider myself a "religious" person. I do believe in God and consider myself spiritual. That said, Guideposts is one of my favorite magazines. It is a magazine I ... read more

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