Inspirational Stories

We are constantly immersed in stories—from
television news to films, novels and
TV programs. The inspiring real-life
stories we tell here are stories of faith,
hope and love, stories of challenges 
overcome as well as small unexpected
moments of grace.

More importantly, our inspiring true stories
are about and by people like you.
People who have discovered how to
live their lives with more hope and joy
and, through their stories and experiences,
have helped others to do the same.


Recent Inspirational Stories

Bubba Watson
Watch as the 2014 Masters champion, the 17th golfer in history to win a second green jacket, talks about following Christ and being a role model to his son.

Chesapeake Antiques Mysteries author Pam Hanson as a teenager selling antiques

Would my mother and I have written books together without our trial partnership in the antiques trade?

by Pam Hanson
, Kearney, Nebraska

Duke Ellington

In this story from February 1971, the eminent composer and orchestra leader shares how his sounds of praise come from his heart.

by Duke Ellington

Inspirational Stories blogger Michelle Medlock Adams

As I parked my car, I prayed five simple words: I work for you, God. ​Immediately I felt a weight lift from my heavy heart. 

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A cat lounges in water

Watch what happens when cats meet water. You won't be able to stop giggling!

Inspirational Stories blogger Michelle Medlock Adams and her dog Mollie Mae

We love to dote on our kids–even the canine and feline ones. That’s exactly how God is. He loves to give his children good gifts.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

911 operator saved her father

Fresh out of training, a Georgia 911 operator gets a scary call from her family but keeps calm and professional.

An idea for happiness

Watch this clever video which offers suggestions on how to find enjoyment in the little things of life.

Paula's cross of woven palm fronds, on a background of purple velvet

She thought she was stuck at her job on Easter, but she was soon reminded she was blessed to be there.

by Paula Dyer
, Stillwater, New Jersey

For me Holy Week is when I do my spiritual spring cleaning...

by Edward Grinnan

Cheryl Bart

Their quest to climb the Seven Summits was nearly complete. Now they had to knock off Everest, the highest and the most deadly.

by Cheryl Bart
, Sydney, Australia

A grateful heart

Musicians Nimo Patel and Daniel Nahmod bring together a global cast to sing about the blessings all around us.

Isn’t it wonderful that the Creator of the world knows you by name?

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A woman discusses her choice to adopt

A woman tells the moving story about her journey toward adopting, the pain and heartache of not being able to have children, and the joy in making a family.

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