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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

Tera Carissa Hodges

These tips will help you see singleness as a gift from God

by Tera Carissa Hodges
, Atlanta, GA

With pets as presents, planning makes all the difference.

by Peggy Frezon

Do you ask God for things and then nudge Him to move things along at your pace?

by Michelle Cox

Sally with baby daughter Zoe. Photo courtesy Sally Hall.

How a hospital room began to look—and feel—a lot like Christmas

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Peggy Frezon and her dogs

These tips will help you honor your beloved pet and process your loss.

by Peggy Frezon


Joe Schmidt holds up three checks for campaigns to fight human trafficking

Joe Schmidt’s crowd-funding website helps everyone play a role in a worthy cause

by Brooke Obie


How a small wooden ornament unleashed a flood of miracles!

by Judy Royal Glenn

Addie opens Christmas cards with her mom

A little girl suffering from an undiagnosed illness is being sent Christmas greetings from thousands of caring strangers. 

by Guideposts.org


A mom finally finds the perfect hiding place to hide a gift from a snooping son.

by Michelle Cox

Suzanne Lea

Suzanne Lea and her two children suffered a great loss, but what they received was a true Christmas miracle.

by Guideposts.org


Or, how to make a Christmas wreath in 10 “easy” steps

by Peggy Frezon

Minnie Driver, Rebecca Ferguson and Morena Baccarin in The Red Tent

Lifetime's new biblically-inspired miniseries gives a voice to the women of the Bible. 

by Jessica Toomer
, New York, NY

If your joy level is a little low this season, here are 3 ways to boost it.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A family makes Christmas cookies to give as gifts.

A tight family budget needn't mean less Yuletide cheer. Here are some tips for making the most of the season.

by George Balaskas
, New York, New York

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