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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

If you’re looking for some wholesome, entertaining and faith-building reading this summer, we can help you.

by Elizabeth Gold

Inspirational stories: Danica Patrick drives for COPD

This racing star is driving for a cause that's close to her heart. Check out her inspiring story in this video.

Inspiring stories from the Holy Land

A Guideposts editor finds faith and spiritual growth in every nook and cranny of the Holy Land.

Read more about Adam Hunter's trip to Israel!

Hear the inspiring story behind 'Here with Me'

How country music star Randy Houser was inspired by the soldiers he met on tour in Iraq.

by Randy Houser
, Nashville, Tennessee

The all-new Guideposts.org is filled with inspirational stories, videos, blogs and much more!

by Edward Grinnan

Emily Procter's inspiring story

The CSI: Miami actress recounts the story of how she finally found happiness in Los Angeles, and who helped her get there.

by Emily Procter
, Los Angeles, California

Wanda Burgess and her family

When I found out I had diabetes, I was worried I would never be able to have one of our favorite dessert recipes again!

by Wanda Burgess
, Dallas, Texas

Pets: Prayer and God helped man find lost dog

When Dee Dee went missing, prayer—and prayers from so many others—helped me carry on.

by Doug Coldiron
, Bristol, Virginia

Tell us about the inspirational stories you'll be diving into this season!

by Elizabeth Gold

We understand unconsciously the lines we cannot breach, the behavior that is unacceptable.

by Edward Grinnan

No one really knows why cats purr, but Lucy was sharing healing vibrations with my pregnant wife.

by 4 Feline Fanatics

Motivational stories: Man loses 600 pounds through faith

One of the most motivational stories you'll read about losing weight and finding faith

by Justin Willoughby
, Bradford, Pennsylvania

Motivational stories: Coach Hilton inspires Little League players

Coach Richard Hilton has inspired many Little League players to achieve greatness on and off the field.

by JoEllen Langmack
, Marietta, Georgia

Pets: Tips for traveling with your furry friends

Tips and advice on how to travel with your pet—and give them a vacation, too!

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

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