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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

Peggy Frezon shares tips for helping animals following natural disasters.

After the disastrous earthquakes in Haiti and Chile, pet expert Peggy Frezon has some advice for helping animals in crisis.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Adam Hunter and his mom

Every year our family comes together to celebrate the freedom and joy God has brought us. At the center of it all is Mom’s brisket.

by Adam Hunter
, New York, NY

An artist's rendering of Amber Lee and a winged Mocha

After their dog Mocha died, they missed him terribly. But they were soon reassured he was acting as their guardian angel.

by Wayne Sheppard
, Kent, Ohio

Richard Stearns' inspiring story with World Vision

There are many inspirational stories about career changes, but Richard Stearns never expected faith to lead him to World Vision.

by Richard Stearns
, Bellevue, Washington

Travel Channel host Samantha Brown finds inspiration around the world.

Go along with the Travel Channel host as she discovers inspiration around the world!

by Samantha Brown
, Brooklyn, New York

Friends for life: Stephanie, Micah and Patch

We thought there would be plenty of kids in the new neighborhood. But all we seemed to find were strays.

by Stephanie Thompson
, Edmond, Oklahoma

Dolley Madison, the first "First Lady"

We're celebrating Women's History Month with the inspirational story of Dolley Madison, and how she inspired a nation.

by Thomas Fleming

How pets show love

In honor of Valentine's Day, pet expert Peggy Frezon lists 5 ways your pets show love!

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

James Gordon, M.D. who leads this stress reduction exercise

James Gordon offers a "soft belly" relaxation exercise to help calm anxiety, reduce stress and increase self-knowledge.

Close-up of clasped hands of young Haitian children

Relief organizations worldwide are mobilizing. You can too.

by Jessica Bloustein

Kelee shows off her pet shrine

Have you ever grieved the loss of a pet? Kelee Katillac demonstrates a DIY craft project to help keep their memory alive.

by Kelee Katillac
, Kansas City, Missouri

James Brown's motivational story about success and faith

This sports anchor shares his motivational story of success by telling us his 3 keys to integrity and how faith played a role in who he is today.

by James Brown
, Bethesda, Maryland

Inspiring story of man creating website calendar for families in crisis

The inspiring story of how one man's devastating experience led him to help others facing challenges.

by Barry Katz
, Sudbury, Massachusetts

Pet-friendly cleaning tips

Pet expert Peggy Frezon lists a few things to watch out for when you're cleaning up after the holidays.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

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