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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


Guideposts Outreach distributes inspirational stories to military chaplains.

by Pablo Diaz
, Vice President, Outreach

Inspirational stories about Christmas from Guideposts editors

Listen as the editors of Guideposts share their most cherished Christmas memories. Plus, hear executive editor Rick Hamlin sing his favorite carols!

I started thinking about whether Christmas season starts too soon...

by Edward Grinnan

Inspiring story of Jordan Culbreath battling aplastic anemia

When Princeton running back Jordan Culbreath fell ill with a rare disease, everyone gave up on his return—except him. Read his inspiring story of courage and conviction.

by Ron Berler

And we thought we could fall asleep standing up!

by 4 Feline Fanatics

Peggy Frezon and her dog

Help make the world a better place for your pets this Thanksgiving.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Everyday angel donates kidney

A door-to-door salesman becomes an everyday angel when he discovers he's the same blood type as a customer's ailing husband. 

by Jamie Howard
, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Finding success with The Hobby Lobby

Growing up poor as he did, David Green learned to get the most out of everything. The company he founded still helps people do that.

by David Green
, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

I just arrived in Branson, Missouri! Tomorrow, I'll be visiting Silver Dollar City to honor the winners of our Inspirational Everyday Americans contest.

by Edward Grinnan

Voting had made a difficult day good. It had made this day an inspiring one.

by Edward Grinnan

A Love Dem Cats editor finds a kindred spirit in line at the store.

by 4 Feline Fanatics

Peggy and Kelly

With every year, more ways to appreciate your furry friend.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Caregiver pushing woman in wheelchair

Here's some valuable advice that will help you stay well while looking after your loved one.

by Sara Altshul
, New York, New York

I’ve seen a lot of angels, earth angels as well as animal angels.

by Edward Grinnan

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