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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

For a connection to be intimate, the placement of focus is key.

by Judy Royal Glenn

Holy Bible: Get Plugged In

On the OurPrayer radio show The Prayer Journey, Minister Ty'Ann Brown and special guest Brooke Obie offer tips to help you draw closer to God through fasting.

Post a photo of your dog to help a teen battle leukemia at Phoenix Children's Hospital

by Peggy Frezon

God didn’t make us like the bears–allowing us to hibernate all winter.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A tufted titmouse looks up at heaven during a snowstorm in Georgia.

by Judy Royal Glenn

Pioneer Girl book cover

This never-before-published autobiography shows what life was really like out on the prairie. 

by Lisa Swan
, Staten Island, NY

Walking three dogs and managing three leashes opens up a chance to trust God.

by Peggy Frezon

A single mom who went the extra mile for her children.

by Michelle Cox

Stephanie and Micah in a selfie on a smartphone screen

Her daughter thought it was self-expression; she thought it was self-obsession!

by Stephanie Thompson
, Edmond, Oklahoma

Lamplight Lane by Thomas Kinkade

She worried about starting over at her age. Florida might be a vacation paradise, but would it feel like home?

by Jill Davis
, Port Orange, Florida

Jackie in her workshop with some of her one-of-a-kind rocking horses.

At 60 she turned a prophecy into a business. Now it looked like a big mistake.

by Jackie Wilson
, Edmond, Oklahoma

Laura at the Johnny Rockets where she manned the grill the night of the storm.

Down South, they’re not used to snowstorms, let alone driving in them. But getting stranded worked out for the best for one young woman.

by Laura Willoughby
, Vestavia Hills, Alabama

Jenna (right) and pal Shantel brighten up the coldest Wisconsin winter together.

She felt all alone in a new town and with a new job. She soon was anything but alone!

by Jenna Floberg
, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

A Sunday school teacher's words from years ago still stick.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

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