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

Creativity abounds!

A former marketing executive finds her true calling in life.

by Chandra Greer
, Chicago, Illinois

Sometimes listening is very hard work; especially when there are multiple voices vying for my attention. 

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

I need fun dinner ideas for two teenage girls!

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

The key to success

He started running for his health. Little did he know it would change his life.

by Thad McLaurin
, Greensboro, North Carolina

How someone, who feels so undeserving and indeed handicapped with a debilitating stutter, manages nonetheless to find his voice

by Anne Simpkinson

What if a vacation in a beautiful place could help you with your resolution?

by Alina Larson

This week in particular has been more about spiritual progress than healthy eating and exercising.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

I've heard it said that if you truly intend to keep a resolution, you need to tell someone else what you've resolved to do.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

My kids are having fun with my resolution...

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

A personal shield is a very simple, graphic illustration of four areas of self-knowledge: what you do well, what you like to do, what makes you happy and what makes you feel safe.

by Anne Simpkinson

Two situations occurred at work last week that challenged me in both areas of my resolutions.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

I'm trying to plan meals that will be easy to put on the table or will have plenty of leftovers so they are easy to pull together a second night.

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

Robin Carlo updates us on her resolution to listen more attentively!

by 3 Guideposts.org Readers

Knitting yarn and needles

January is Creativity Month! Guideposts Facebook fans told us about the projects they're working on.

by Alina Larson


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