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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

A battle of epic proportions has erupted...in 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!


Hear the inspiring story behind 'Here with Me'

How country music star Randy Houser was inspired by the soldiers he met on tour in Iraq.

by Randy Houser
, Nashville, Tennessee

The all-new Guideposts.org is filled with inspirational stories, videos, blogs and much more!

by Edward Grinnan

Emily Procter's inspiring story

The CSI: Miami actress recounts the story of how she finally found happiness in Los Angeles, and who helped her get there.

by Emily Procter
, Los Angeles, California

Wanda Burgess and her family

When I found out I had diabetes, I was worried I would never be able to have one of our favorite dessert recipes again!

by Wanda Burgess
, Dallas, Texas

Pets: Prayer and God helped man find lost dog

When Dee Dee went missing, prayer—and prayers from so many others—helped me carry on.

by Doug Coldiron
, Bristol, Virginia

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