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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

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

Lacie and Dee

Working at the nursing home wasn't the glamorous job I'd dreamed of. But it positively changed my life.

by Lacie Graf Hansen
, Rancho Cucamonga, California

How does listening interfere with listening? Let me explain how it happened to me in the midst of a very good sermon.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

Join me in my experiment. Let’s look at our attitude towards money.

by Anne Simpkinson

I have made the effort to keep God's love close whatever the circumstance. This past week it took the form a much beloved T-shirt.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

Who knew reading recipe books would be fun?

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

I am learning to forgive myself when I don't stick to promises and to celebrate the progress I've made.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

Failure happens when you give up on your goal. Just start over!

by Anne Simpkinson

People that God puts in my life, whether momentarily or for a lifetime, are his way of providing strength and hope.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

I followed some advice from Guideposts.org readers.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

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