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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

Bing Crosby sings in a scene from "White Christmas."

Enjoy this montage of America's favorite crooner singing Irving Berlin's beloved holiday favorite!


Grammy and Dove Award-winning singer Ashley Cleveland

From The Joys of Christmas 2014: Her mother had a unique plan for handling her teenage rebellion, for which singer Ashley Cleveland is now very grateful.

by Ashley Cleveland
, Franklin, Tennessee

Live Laugh Love

These three words remind one woman of what a healthy, happy life should be.

by Arfa Syed


Do you have loved ones who need to meet God?

by Michelle Cox

You're never too old to cuddle a baby duck, goat or bunny

by Peggy Frezon

Karen (left) and Sharon in their new glasses

The unique (and expensive) glasses that changed these twins’ lives, and the ladies whose generosity made it happen.

by Karen Young
, Swansboro, North Carolina

Pastor Brian Houston of Hillsong Church

Hillsong pastor Brian Houston says these choices will shape generations 

by Brooke Obie
, Senior Digital Editor, Guideposts.org

Be a walking billboard of faith–someone needs to know your story.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A contestant sings on The Voice Kids

Ieke, Merel, and Ayoub are all competing on The Voice Kids in the Netherlands but they came together to give an awe-inspiring rendition of Sarah McLachlan’s "Angel" that you just have to hear. 


A precocious puppy's photo op takes place in an unusual spot

by Judy Royal Glenn

Going where kindness and hope are rare commodities

by Michelle Cox

An artist's rendering of Linda and her young colleague

An aging baby boomer discovers that true wisdom never goes out of style.

by Linda Neukrug
, Walnut Creek, California

Colleagues enjoy a communal lunch.

These coworkers became more like family by cooking for each other once a week.

by Lisa Marie Rovito
, Brooklyn, New York

Sally smiles as she poses with a group of her employees.

An entrepreneur shares the one rule that got her from welfare to successful business executive. 

by Sally Lyle
, Southgate, Michigan

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