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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

Celebrating a beloved aunt who once gargled with Chanel No. 5!

by Michelle Cox

The miraculous Monarch butterfly. Photo by Judy Royal Glenn.

Imagine something weighing less than 1/5 of a penny flying up to 2500 miles!

by Judy Royal Glenn

When it comes to a pile of autumn leaves, dogs know what's best.

by Peggy Frezon

The ZimZum of Love book cover photo

The husband-and-wife founders of Mars Hill Bible Church want us to rethink Christian partnership

by Brooke Obie


Father Edwin Leahy with student Cullen Jones

The monks at St. Benedict Prep have an unconventional teaching style, and it's working.

by Guideposts.org


Yep, the Christmas tree(s) are up already, and she's taking Bing Crosby's advice.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A leaf, a slip and next thing you know, a conversation about Jesus with a stranger.

by Judy Royal Glenn

When it comes to church, hospitality can never be overrated. You may change a life.

by Michelle Cox

I want to be the person God asks me to be–the person my dog already thinks I am.

by Peggy Frezon

Actress Mary Martin relaxes on the farm she and her husband use for retreats.

In this story from June 1969, the star of stage and screen shares how she came to understand  the benefits of a spiritual retreat.

by Mary Martin


As Mary Kay Ash put it, "what you believe, you can achieve." Spread the word.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Words of faith flow out to a perfect stranger at the base of a waterfall.

by Judy Royal Glenn

With about 23 million veterans living in our country, find one to thank!

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A family's military service–dad, uncles and aunt–prompts special gratitude for veterans.

 
by Michelle Cox

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