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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

Colleen Hughes tells of two boys who were skeptical of the existence of Santa.

Colleen Hughes shares a story about two boys who were skeptical of the existence of Santa.


Inspiring story of Northview Marching Knights seeing rainbows after death

The inspiring story of the Northview Marching Knights coming together after one student's death.

by Alina Larson


Giving thanks for our pets

Pet expert Peggy Frezon has five reasons to be thankful for our furry friends this Thanksgiving.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Author Mitch Albom

Why author Mitch Albom spent a night in a homeless shelter


Rosemarie Jeanpierre

The inspiring story of a woman determined to lose weight. Faith helped her succeed…and run a marathon.

by Rosemarie Jeanpierre
, Los Angeles, California

Swine Flu and your pets

Pet expert Peggy Frezon lists facts and myths about pets and the risk of getting swine flu.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

The inspiring tale of one dog's amazing journey home.

His dog had run away and now his grandson was off to war. Where would he find faith during the holiday season?

by Denny Distin
, Greenbrier, Arkansas

Don Larsen on the mound pitching his miracle game

Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series was the first post-season no-hitter in all of baseball's history. Read his inspiring story.

by Don Larsen
, Hayden Lake, Idaho

Have a pet-friendly Halloween!

Pet expert Peggy Frezon has some advice for keeping your pets safe on Halloween.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Sisters Wanda (left) and Nova

Two sisters and a Texas-style Thanksgiving throwdown! Which yam recipe would you want to eat?

by Wanda Reinert
, Orange, Texas

Inspiring story of dog named Cheeseburger helping woman find peace

An inspiring story about a homeless man, his dog named Cheeseburger and how they helped one woman on a hot August day.

by Marion Bond West
, Watkinsville, Georgia

'Mutts' comic creator inspired by his dog, Earl

Patrick McDonnell created his cartoon based on the wisdom and joy he found in his own cat and dog.

by Nina Hämmerling Smith


Reba McEntire's inspiring story about pursuing music

The country music artist and actor almost didn't pursue a singing career. Read her inspiring story to find out why she changed her mind.

by Reba McEntire
, Nashville, Tennessee

Inspiring story of Rosanne Cash

The inspiring story of why Johnny Cash's daughter wanted to play her own way

And don't miss Rosanne Cash singing "500 Miles".


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