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

Heavenly angel

A worried mother receives an encouraging message.

by Raquel M. Lohmeyer
, Ellicott City, Maryland

When an elderly parent moves in, success depends on flexibility.

Kathryn Slattery's inspiring four tips for the "sandwich generation" caring for both parents and children.

by Kathryn Slattery
, New Canaan, Connecticut

Small animals that make great pets

If you're looking to bring a smaller pet into your home, pet expert Peggy Frezon has a few suggestions.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Memorial Day bike ride

On Memorial Day Weekend, 35 wounded veterans cycled 350 miles through Virginia.

by Sarah Beldo

The Apron Lady found success

Business success making aprons? She found career happiness without sacrificing family.

by Cynthia Wadell
, Orange, California

Inspirational stories: Share Your Soles founder

When she saw the people of Guatemala living without shoes she was determined to help. Read the inspiring story of how she made it happen.

by Mona Purdy
, Chicago, Illinois

Melvin Mora's inspiring story about being a dad

The inspiring story behind third baseman Melvin Mora and what his father's death taught him about being a parent.

by Louis Berney

Cats can bring hope into your life

In honor of Adopt-a-Cat month, Peggy Frezon lists the pros of bringing a furry feline friend into your life.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Josh Faiola's inspiring story about living in assisted living facility

Why minor league pitcher Josh Faiola moved into an assisted living facility

by Evan Miller

Jon Gordon shares 11 traits of the best

Inspirational guru Jon Gordon presents 11 traits shared by 'the best,' to inspire and motivate you to be your best and to be successful.

by Jon Gordon

Peggy abd Kelly have advice for safe, summer traveling

Make sure everyone has a great time on the road and follow pet guru Peggy Frezon's advice for some safe, summer fun.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

David May and his daughter Amara

If it weren't for his daughter, this father might never have overcome his fear of public speaking.

by David May
, West Seneca, New York

Faith and prayers helped Marg Helgenberger pursue dream

Actress Marg Helgenberger was always taught that prayer was important in your everyday life. She shares with us how her faith ultimately helped her find the strength to pursue her dream.

by Marg Helgenberger
, Los Angeles, California

General Omar Bradley

Excerpts from the inspiring 1948 Memorial Day address at Long Meadow, Massachusetts

by General Omar N. Bradley

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