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

Author and motivational speaker Jon Gordon

Author and motivational speaker Jon Gordon shares what he learned at the U.S. Military Academy.

by Jon Gordon
, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

An artist's rendering of a ten-cent stamp with a butterfly pictured on it

A Florida ministry is using cancelled stamps collected by individuals and church groups all over the country to raise money for a good cause.

by Jim Horton
, Fort Myers, Florida

Pause to thank your Heavenly Father for your job, and go to work knowing you make a difference!

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A cute baby and a patient cat cuddle.

The cute quotient on this video is very high, as an infant and a very patient cat indulge in some quality time together.

An amazing story of a young man who overcomes death 13 times and emerges with a love of God.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Kathy and Brian Haugen

Kids aren’t supposed to die playing games. Not in high school. Not my son.

by Brian Haugen
, Niceville, Florida

Lara Spencer poses with some of her flea-market finds

The cohost of Good Morning America talks about her not-so-secret passion and the inspiration behind it.

by Lara Spencer
, New York, New York

Lara Spencer

The Good Morning America cohost, bestselling author and experienced vintage shopper shares some secrets for scoring great flea-market finds.

by Lara Spencer
, New York, New York

Dee Good, her friend Michael, and Brownie and Muffy

Dee Good was once afraid of nursing homes, but she conquered that fear by sharing her two energetic pooches with the residents of a local facility. Read Dee's story.

Dee Good with her current Pomeranians, Brownie and Muffy

Outgoing? Not her. Nursing homes? No way. So how did she get herself–and her dogs–into this?

by Dee Good
, Lakeside, California

Thumbs up all around from Gerdi's friends and family

Watch as friends of a woman battling breast cancer band together to show their support in memorable fashion.

Three friends gather to perform music to raise money for a homeless man.

Watch as three college students surprise a homeless man by using their talents to lend him a hand.

A beautiful lake at sunrise

The heartfelt meaning of this beloved hymn is inspiring in every language!

Sarah gives Laura a warm thank you.

A nurse plans a very special wedding for a couple who wanted to marry before the bride's mom dies. 

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