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

Nolan Ryan's inspiring story of baseball success

The inspiring story behind this baseball Hall of Famer’s winning ways

by Tim Wendel

Advice on Easter pets

Easter and baby animals are synonymous. But pet expert Peggy Frezon has a few cautions for a healthy and happy Easter.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Irish pets for St. Patrick's Day

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, pet expert Peggy Frezon lists 5 pets we love that come from Ireland.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Shana Jarrett

Working in the town dump wasn't inspiring, until one woman decided to change her thinking and "repurpose" her life.

by Shana Jarrett
, Sagle, Idaho

Carmindy shares inspiring story

The well-known makeup artist shares her story of overcoming a difficult childhood and discovering real beauty.

by Carmindy
, New York, New York

Peggy and her dog

After the disastrous earthquakes in Haiti and Chile, pet expert Peggy Frezon has some advice for helping animals in crisis.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Adam Hunter and his mom

Every year our family comes together to celebrate the freedom and joy God has brought us. At the center of it all is Mom’s brisket.

by Adam Hunter
, New York, NY

An artist's rendering of Amber Lee and a winged Mocha

After their dog Mocha died, they missed him terribly. But they were soon reassured he was acting as their guardian angel.

by Wayne Sheppard
, Kent, Ohio

Richard Stearns' inspiring story with World Vision

There are many inspirational stories about career changes, but Richard Stearns never expected faith to lead him to World Vision.

by Richard Stearns
, Bellevue, Washington

Samantha Brown finds inspiration around the world

Go along with Travel Channel host Samantha Brown as she discovers inspiration around the world!

by Samantha Brown
, Brooklyn, New York

Friends for life: Stephanie, Micah and Patch

We thought there would be plenty of kids in the new neighborhood. But all we seemed to find were strays.

by Stephanie Thompson
, Edmond, Oklahoma

Dolley Madison, the first "First Lady"

We're celebrating Women's History Month with the inspirational story of Dolley Madison, and how she inspired a nation.

by Thomas Fleming

How pets show love

In honor of Valentine's Day, pet expert Peggy Frezon lists 5 ways your pets show love!

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

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