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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

Jillian Estelle and Octavia Spencer

Solid performances and touchy subject matter are both featured in this family dramedy.

by Jessica Toomer
, New York, NY

Football Thinkstock Image

Before the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks battle it out on the field, get to know the players doing inspiring work off the turf. 

by Lisa Swan
, Staten Island, NY

For a photographer who loves birds, it was no surprise to find the shape of this frost flower. 

by Judy Royal Glenn

Irene Dunne

In this story from December 1951, actress Irene Dunne likens her walk with God to a refreshing and restorative trip.

by Irene Dunne

When you get lost or take a wrong turn, remember your God Positioning System.

by Michelle Cox

Paws in the endzone Sunday for Kitten Bowl II and Puppy Bowl XI

by Peggy Frezon

Ashley Andrews poses with her horse

She wanted that rodeo crown and nothing was going to stop her—not even cancer.

by Ashley Andrews
, Bowman, North Dakota

One of the most meaningful ways that God reveals Himself to us is through His names.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

How small, seemingly insignificant actions on our part can play into God’s bigger plans

by Diana Aydin

Sherry holds up one of the brightly colored notes from her smile jar.

She was having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year...but the year wasn't yet over.

by Sherry Ortiz
, Winchester, Kentucky

Don’t end up with a broken life because you ignored God’s loving advice.

by Michelle Cox

Like a willful puppy running after his own desires, do we ignore God's plan for us?

by Judy Royal Glenn

Three women who supported each other during illnesses, and found a way to help others, too.

by Peg Feodoroff
, Bridgewater, Massachusetts

When a daughter desperately needs to hear from God about an unknown future

by Michelle Medlock Adams

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