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

When it comes to making someone happy, you can start small...

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Happy snapshots don't depict a whole life, nor should they.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Author and motivational speaker Jon Gordon

Author and motivational speaker Jon Gordon shares what he learned at the U.S. Military Academy.

by Jon Gordon
, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Kathryn DiMaria does some welding on her 1986 Pontiac Fiero.

Fourteen-year-old Kathryn DiMaria bought a 1986 Pontiac Fiero two years ago and is rebuilding it herself with an eye toward having it road-ready by her 16th birthday.


The Vault's unique set up where customers serve themselves coffee.

According to the owner of "The Vault," a local coffee shop where you serve yourself and pay by the honor system, receipts are usually a bit over what they should be. 


Griffin encourages others to follow their dreams no matter what.

Homeless Florida teen, Griffin Furlong, becomes valedictorian of his high school class, sending an inspiring message to "never give up."


Jon Gordon

Belief can spur action, but sometimes, as motivational speaker and author Jon Gordon reminds us, it's the other way around.

by Jon Gordon
, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Jon Gordon

Author and motivational speaker Jon Gordon reminds us that our relationships are the key to getting through difficult times.

by Jon Gordon
, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Nina Christensen

Nina Christensen knows how it feels to be out of work. Here's her advice on how to conduct a successful search for a new position.

by Nina Christensen
, Phoenix, Arizona

A miraculous little girl and her father

Eden Grace was never expected to crawl, much less walk. Her determination, her parents' joy and a small but potent miracle will have you in tears.


Woman smiling

This video outlines the Holstee Manifesto, a testament to following your dreams and doing what you love. Watch and be inspired!


Dave Ramsey

No matter how deep you're in debt, financial freedom is possible. Author Dave Ramsey tells you how to start. 

by Dave Ramsey
, Nashville, Tennessee

Joey Cheek

The speedskating champion uses his skills and accomplishments on the ice to benefit others.

by Joey Cheek
, Princeton, New Jersey

Author Debbie Macomber

The bestselling author shares five ways to get a spiritual start to your day.

by Debbie Macomber
, Port Orchard, Washington

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