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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

Honor our Founding Fathers by showing up at the voting booth.

by Edward Grinnan

A faithful hound brings a young trick-or-treater back from the brink of fear!

by Peggy Frezon

Don't miss out on the precious things in life because of an ambitious to-do list.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Peggy Frezon's pups pose with 'Dogs to the Rescue' Book by M.R. Wells

This devotional from M.R. Wells connects Bible lessons with our pets' unconditional love.

by Peggy Frezon


An artist's rendering of a pair of red leather gloves

She'd bought black gloves to be practical, only to lose them. If only she could have the red ones she truly wanted.

by Laura Kaye
, New York, New York

Frank Burke pitches for San Francisco Giants during the World Series

Frank Burke gave back the home-run ball that put the San Francisco Giants in the World Series but he got something even more special in return.

by Lisa Swan
, Staten Island, NY

When something new ignites our fear, we can lose our spiritual bearings.

by Edward Grinnan

Like a grandparent, God always opens the door to his house.

by Michelle Cox

Sometimes you're waiting for a duck, but God sends a Great Blue Heron!

by Judy Royal Glenn

Lysa TerKeurst, New York Times Best-Selling Author, The Best Yes

Lysa TerKeurst’s book The Best Yes teaches how to discern God’s plan

by Brooke Obie
, Senior Digital Editor

Stacy L. Pearsall during her military service

After returning from Iraq and retiring from the Air Force, combat photographer Stacy Pearsall devoted herself to creating portraits of her fellow veterans. Listen as she discusses these inspiring photographs. Read Stacy's story!


David with Gracie, one of his new Labs

He picked up a racket when he was four and never really put it down until his thirties. What did life hold for him after tennis?

by David Wheaton
, Excelsior, Minnesota

Stacy L. Pearsall

She didn’t dream of becoming a combat photographer. She just wanted to serve her country.

by Staff Sgt. Stacy L Pearsall, U.S. Air Force (Ret.)
, Goose Creek, South Carolina

Shannon Gurley O’Donnell enjoys a cup of tea.

An anxiety-filled sleepless night is made more tolerable by reminding herself how rich and full her life is.

by Shannon Gurley O’Donnell
, Phoenix, Arizona

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