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

Clark takes a breathtaking photo of a massive wave.

Clark Little shares his love of and passion for taking breathtaking photos of Waimea waves.

Ruuxa and Raina become unlikely friends.

When Ruuxa, a six-week-old cheetah, is abandoned by her mother, she makes friends with an unlikely companion.

Independence Day is the perfect occasion to express our gratitude to servicemen and women for their sacrifice and dedication.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

The Carlsons and their current pack, Francesca (left) and Leo

They were told their beloved Italian greyhound’s diabetes was untreatable. Then her husband had the strangest dream.

by Nancy Carlson
, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

This baby fox kisses a man's hand in gratitude.

Watch as this baby fox, whose head was stuck in a can, shows appreciation for the man who rescued him.

Words can be used to edify. To build. To speak truth and life. Or they can be used as tools of destruction. 

by Shawnelle Eliasen

You have to get a lockjaw of faith on whatever it is you’re trusting God to do in your life.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Marci Seither with her son Mark

This was my son’s idea of a great gift? To scare the dickens out of me?

by Marci Seither
, Vista, California

Antoinette embraces her husband, Angelo

For a control freak like her, the tango was more than just a dance. And Angelo became more than just a partner.

by Antoinette Rainone
, Oradell, New Jersey

A group of adorable geese march across town.

A cute video of geese marching down a street in Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.

Dave Hickman chats with Mary Ellen Suey, whose life he saved in 1955.

Watch as Dave Hickman is reunited with the woman he rescued when she was a newborn–58 years ago!

Nina Christensen

Nina Christensen knows how it feels to be out of work. Here's her advice on how to conduct a successful search for a new position.

by Nina Christensen
, Phoenix, Arizona

Nina Christensen with her cat, Déjà

It was a pitch-black night. Her cat was stuck and scared, and she knew just how the poor kitty felt.

by Nina Christensen
, Phoenix, Arizona

Matt Zeller with his friend and interpreter, Janis

His Afghani interpreter, Janis, saved his life. Now it was his turn to return the favor.

by Matt Zeller
, Arlington, Virginia

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