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

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. 


The singing and dancing brothers known collectively as AKNU

Watch as three brothers, known collectively as AKNU, honor their mother and win over a skeptical Simon Cowell with their retro-soul stylings on The X Factor.


Unlike late-night infomercials, God's promises to us are the absolute truth!

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Think miracles are a thing of the past? Wait until one happens to you.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

The dogs frolic in the fountain

These pups take a break from the summer heat, splashing and having a grand old time!


Suicide is the loss of love, maybe even the failure of love. The person believes all love is lost, even the love of God, the greatest loss.

by Edward Grinnan

Sandy Duncan

In this story from March 1973, the actress explains how she came to appreciate the life lessons she learned through experiencing disappointment.

by Sandy Duncan


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