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Motivational Stories

Everybody has a dream.
And every day there are people, just like you,
turning their dreams into reality. It’s their
inspirational stories that we tell here.
You’ll read about the faith, hope and
perseverance that helped these people get
to where they are, the families and friends
that supported them, the adversities they
overcame, but most importantly, in these
motivational stories you’ll find the inspiration
to do the same.







Recent Motivational Stories

How a small wooden ornament unleashed a flood of miracles!

by Judy Royal Glenn

Our dreams can suffer if we try to give birth to them before their time.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Father Edwin Leahy with student Cullen Jones

The monks at St. Benedict Prep have an unconventional teaching style, and it's working.

by Guideposts.org

As Mary Kay Ash put it, "what you believe, you can achieve." Spread the word.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Make sure your dreams are God-sized and not you-sized. Don't limit Him.

by Michelle Cox

Honor our Founding Fathers by showing up at the voting booth.

by Edward Grinnan

Lysa TerKeurst, New York Times Best-Selling Author, The Best Yes

Lysa TerKeurst’s book The Best Yes teaches how to discern God’s plan

by Brooke Obie
, Senior Digital Editor

A lesson on learning that God's ways are better


by Michelle Medlock Adams

Mark Hapka in 23 Blast

The sports-themed film tells the true story of blind high school football star Travis Freeman. 

by Jessica Toomer
, New York, NY

Going where kindness and hope are rare commodities

by Michelle Cox

Jane Shukitis

I was hooked on quick-fix diets and embarrassed every time I gained back all the weight. Until I found the long-term solution I was looking for.

by Jane Shukitis
, Spencerport, New York

Beach Boy Brian Wilson inspires a host of singers and musicians.

by Edward Grinnan

Leaving a career for motherhood forced a reckoning of true identity.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Joel Osteen

One of America’s best-loved pastors shares his advice on how to make dreams come true.

by Joel Osteen
, Houston, Texas

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