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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

Do you have a favorite among these Guideposts stories?

by Edward Grinnan

A very special Christmas carol!

by 4 Feline Fanatics

I just wanted to wish all my wonderful Guideposts friends a very blessed Christmas, and thank you for another year of loyalty and support and inspiration.

by Edward Grinnan

Mike Matenkosky rediscovers faith through photography

The inspiring story of one photographer who rediscovered his faith through the lens of his camera

by Mike Matenkosky
, Atwater, California

The Christmas spirit has struck. Me, at least.

by Edward Grinnan

C.S. Lewis

So many people know and love the author of the Narnia books. He was important to me too. Very important...

by Douglas Gresham
, The Maltese Islands

She's been outdoors her whole life. How could I safely lure my kitty indoors for the winter?

by 4 Feline Fanatics

Bill Irwin and Orient

He became the first blind man to make the entire trek—but at one point, he thought he'd never finish.

by Bill Irwin
, Burlington, North Carolina

You meet the nicest people in this job. Do you meet interesting and inspiring people in your job?

by Edward Grinnan

Keith Fitzhugh turns down NFL

He said no to a possible Super Bowl to care for his parents... read his inspiring story to find out why.

by Ron Berler


We spent our final day in Jerusalem.

by Amy Molinero

We are on our way to the Salt Sea. I can’t wait to see it!

by Amy Molinero

Frances McGee-Cromartie and daughter

The inspiring story of how a mother unexpectedly discovers her daughter's talents.

by Frances McGee-Cromartie
, Dayton, Ohio

Jon Gordon has New Year ritual that gives sense of self-improvement

At the beginning of each new year, I have a ritual that involves the ocean. And jumping. It's a way to start fresh.

by Jon Gordon


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