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

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

Never be in such a hurry that you miss an opportunity for God to use you.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Daughter sings "Let It Go" together with father.

A father and daughter sing a cute version of "Let It Go" on their way to preschool.

Even if you’re waist-deep in debt, sickness, marital problems, addiction, depression or fear–God can deliver you.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A doctor makes a toddler giggle even as he gives him a shot.
This pediatrician makes a toddler giggle even as he gives him a shot.

Kathryn DiMaria does some welding on her 1986 Pontiac Fiero.

Fourteen-year-old Kathryn DiMaria bought a 1986 Pontiac Fiero two years ago and is rebuilding it herself with an eye toward having it road-ready by her 16th birthday.

With fear mounting around the Ebola outbreak, the virus of exclusion can be as deadly as any.

by Edward Grinnan

Television personality Monty Hall

In this story from September 1975, the popular game show host celebrates his mother's legacy of love.

by Monty Hall

Thoughts turn to God for a Cubs fan in Dodger-land. Was she too quiet in the stands? Or was she willing to be heckled for her beliefs? Are you?

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Roberta Messner with Spanky

My dog has been with me through everything–illness, my husband leaving, my parents dying. I couldn't lose him now.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

The dolphin approaches the beckoning diver.

A Bottlenose dolphin seeks assistance in detaching a fishing line from its fin.

Travis Pratt auditions for "America's Got Talent"

Travis Pratt's "America's Got Talent" audition will amaze you, and you'll want to have some tissues ready for the emotional end of the video.

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