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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

It's What Inspires You Wednesday! This week, we chose five comments from our Facebook page.

by GP Facebook Fans

A reel catch

She knew finding love would require a leap of faith, but would she really have to kiss a fish?

by Marilyn Turk
, Niceville, Florida

Edward and his dog Millie

A love of shoes helps one woman discover her true self.

by Edward Grinnan

Rest, relaxation and renewal

A small-town getaway could be just the spiritual refresher you need. It was for these sisters.

by Karen Barber
, Alpharetta, Georgia

A balletic personal goal

All I wanted was a fun way to get fit, but what I discovered changed my life.

by Cheri Peebles
, Lynn Haven, Florida

How an American art form can help beat the blues and inspire positive thinking

by Edward Grinnan

The author in her Glory Crown

Some people are so generous that they would give you the shirt off their back.  I  met a woman who gave me the hat off her head.

by Anne Simpkinson
, New York, New York

Advice on coping

How to deal with devastating news of earthquakes, floods and other natural catastrophes.

by Alina Larson

Neighbors use creativity to bond

It takes a good neighbor to be a good neighbor—that and a little creativity!

by Nona Bridges
, Gadsden, Alabama

It's What Inspires You Wednesday! This week, we chose five comments from our Facebook page.

by GP Facebook Fans

A miracle reunion

A reunion with the little sister she hadn’t seen in more than 30 years shows one woman that God does indeed answer prayers.

by Tammy Gardiner
, St. Petersburg, Florida

Edward Grinnan, The Promise of Hope - the power of faith

Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan shares an inspiring story from his new book about how faith can keep you motivated to change your life.

Edward and Millie

Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan shares a touching story about his mother’s final moments.

by Edward Grinnan

Facing an upcoming book tour and some cautionary words from the vet, Edward and Millie find the motivation to focus on diet and fitness.

by Edward Grinnan

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