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

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.

Inspirational Stories blogger Michelle Medlock Adams and her sister, Martie

Joining a church won’t get you into heaven, but being a part of a church body is important...

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Marion Bond West

In this excerpt from Their Mysterious Ways Too, a woman's prayer for an abandoned cat is answered in a surprising way.

by Marion Bond West

an empty bird nest

In this excerpt from Mother's Day Ideals, a mother reflects on the moment her son spread his wings and went off to college.

by Cindy La Ferle

Kelee Katillac and Colette Gauthier
In this video, Kelee Katillac visits a woman battling breast cancer, in order to transform her room into a place of hope, healing and inspiration.
For more about this visit, read Kelee's story.

Inspirational Stories blogger Michelle Medlock Adams reading to a child

I am especially fond of this special day because writing books for children is one of my favorite things to do...

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Susan Karas poses by the new car she purchased.

Her husband used to handle the haggling and negotiating. Now he was gone and she needed to learn to stand up for herself.

by Susan Karas
, Yaphank, New York

A little girl collecting food to be donated receives a contribution.

This catchy song from the album Dancing on the Mountain, written and performed by a Chicago pastor, will stay with you long after the video has ended.

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