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

Amy Grant on the Today Show with Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb and Rita Wilson.

Grammy winner Amy Grant stopped by the TODAY show to share her new song. It carries a beautiful message and was written to raise awareness for breast cancer research. 

Jan Dunlap with Gracie

She didn’t need anything else to worry about. Especially a dog—or so she thought.

by Jan Dunlap
, Chaska, Minnesota

Nancy Sandman, with her quilt wrapped around her

Learn how her late mother’s unfinished quilt healed their troubled relationship.

by Nancy Sandman
, Edmond, Oklahoma

What if we stayed close to God all the time–not just when we got into trouble?

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Faith the dog

Watch as Faith the dog entertains and inspires everyone she meets. Read Jude Stringfellow's story about Faith!

Carol, John and a big pot of baked spaghetti

He'd asked her out three times, and she was dying to say yes. There was one problem: her father.

by Carol Roper
, Fountain Inn, South Carolina

DeVon Franklin poses with the landmark Hollywood sign behind him.

This movie producer achieved success not on his own terms, but on God's.

by DeVon Franklin
, Los Angeles, California

Hollywood producer Devon Franklin

The producer discusses some of the movies he has in the pipeline, including the upcoming "Annie" remake, a possible sequel to "Heaven Is for Real" and more. Read DeVon's story!

Err on the side of love. You’ll never have any regrets.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A. B. Curtiss and her grandchildren

How a grandmother's poem turned into an inspiring children's book about September 11.

by A. B. Curtiss
, Escondido, California

Jeff Parness and New York Says Thank You

After September 11, a father and son take action and create an organization that gives back to communities ravaged by disaster.

by Jeff Parness
, New York, New York

Michael Hingson and Roselle

His guide dog led him from the crumbling towers. She also led him to a new life

by Michael Hingson
, Novato, California

A poster for The Song featuring Alan Powell and Ali Faulkner

This music-driven love story is a lesson on forgiveness and the bonds of marriage.

by Jessica Toomer
, United States

Tony Cicoria at the piano

Having survived a lightning strike, Tony Cicoria was inexplicably inspired to take up the piano. Listen as he plays a piece that came to him in a dream. Read Tony's story!

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