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

Glenn Close with her sister Jessie

Mental illness in actress Glenn Close's family has inspired her to campaign for awareness and hope.

by Glenn Close
, New York, New York

Furnishing hope, one step at a time

A couple is inspired to give others hope after watching a made-for-TV movie

by James Orcutt
, South Easton, Massachusetts

Inspiring story of making a healing space for woman with cancer

Kelee Katillac shares the inspiring story behind this healing space.

by Kelee Katillac
, Kansas City, Missouri

The inspiring story of a girl who wanted to help

Olivia came up with a creative way to help the Audubon Society’s rescue efforts saving Gulf birds and their habitats.

Join Olivia and make a difference, visit the Audubon Society website or Facebook page!


My dog, Millie, loves to hike but she doesn't feel the same way about the car.

by Edward Grinnan

A battle of epic proportions has my living room. Check out what my cats are up to now...

by 4 Feline Fanatics

Peggy Frezon shares tips on pet food drives

Hungry animals desperately need us! Use these tips to start a pet food drive.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

The night the power went out, I leafed through my Someone Cares greeting cards and began writing by candlelight...

by Elizabeth Gold

Do you use the Serenity Prayer? It can work little miracles.

by Edward Grinnan

The similarities between big cats and small cats is one inspiring story!

by 4 Feline Fanatics

Inspirational stories: 5 people who inspire Jon Gordon

These amazing people and their inspirational stories will motivate you to set goals and strive to reach them!

by Jon Gordon

If you’re looking for some wholesome, entertaining and faith-building reading this summer, we can help you.

by Elizabeth Gold

Inspirational stories: Danica Patrick drives for COPD

This racing star is driving for a cause that's close to her heart. Check out her inspiring story in this video.

Inspiring stories from the Holy Land

A Guideposts editor finds faith and spiritual growth in every nook and cranny of the Holy Land.

Read more about Adam Hunter's trip to Israel!

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