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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

It's not the games or sweets or even the gifts, it's all about family being together.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A wooden Christmas ornament shows the animals in the stable at Jesus' birth.

by Judy Royal Glenn

A young widow discovers healing on a cold winter day.

by Michelle Cox

Ingrid Michaelson

Emma Fulenwider's engineer boyfriend likes things just so. When he decided to propose to her, he spent a year learning to play this song on the ukulele. Read Emma's story!

A ukulele

Her engineer boyfriend liked things to be perfect. And his musical proposal of marriage was just that.

by Emma Fulenwider
, Sacramento, California

A family's generosity turns out to be not just a good idea, but a God idea.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Tera Carissa Hodges

Relationship coach Tera Carissa Hodges offers healthy ways to mix fun and faith while you search for a partner

by Tera Carissa Hodges
, Atlanta, GA

Put on your aprons, dog lovers. You're not done baking for Christmas.

by Peggy Frezon

Paddington the Bear

The lovable storybook character is causing all kinds of trouble on the big screen. 

by Jessica Toomer
, New York, NY

The Today Show - Layaway Angels

5 special people made a huge difference by spreading Christmas joy to those in need

by Guideposts.org

Just as in Biblical times, angels are among us, helping the Lord carry out His work.

by Judy Royal Glenn

Millie the golden retriever was scared of the city. But not after her friend Winky took charge.

by Edward Grinnan

David Oyelowo in Selma

The Oscar contender gives an honest look at the man and the movement that defined a generation and changed the world. 

by Jessica Toomer
, New York, NY

Reduce stress

Tips for how to bring the Zen back into your life. 

by Jessica Toomer

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