Personal Growth

Turning tragedy into triumph, dreams into reality. These are the stories we tell about everyday people like you who find success, fulfillment and happiness through spiritual growth and self-improvement. Our real life stories show that personal change comes from your courage, persistence and enthusiasm as well as from God’s grace.

Read on and be uplifted and motivated by stories of individuals who are positively transformed by events and life challenges. You’ll be inspired to change too!

Recent Personal Growth Stories

Never before have I paid so much attention to a resolution...

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

We’re two months into our resolutions. Are you still on track?

by Anne Simpkinson

Expert advice for our three bloggers sharing their resolution journeys!

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

I had never thought about the connection between the discipline it takes to do anything athletic and the discipline it takes for one's journey towards spiritual growth. 

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

Since the apples have appeared, I've had a request for bananas.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

How did some people come to be good listeners? Is it nature or nurture?

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

I couldn't get this out of my head: Self-worth builds net worth.

by Anne Simpkinson

Listening well appears to be infectious...

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

This family dinner made my heart burst and that's what my resolution is all about for me.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

As I have lost weight over the past two years I have started bringing back all of the "skinny" clothes I had saved. 

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

Emptiness, while by definition a negative, is not always bad.

by Anne Simpkinson

I am so grateful for two people who took time away from their families and jobs to come stay with David during his first week out of the hospital.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

Even if I prepare family favorites over and over again, the time together is worth it to me.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

Spike made personal growth

It seemed like the dog was going to be a deal-breaker for this relationship. Something or someone had to change.

by Amy Rossett
, Charlotte, North Carolina

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