Inspiring Stories

Lisa Workman and her rescue horse, Francie

How the Horse She Rescued Helped Her Find Herself Again

The little bay mare needed her. Taking her in turned out to be the best decision—for them both.

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Christy with her hero and best friend, Moxie

A Service Dog Became This Veteran Amputee's Hero

Deemed 100 percent disabled, she thought her life was over. Then she met Moxie.

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When God speaks in unexpected ways

When God Speaks to Us in Unexpected Ways

Divine guidance often comes at unlikely times and places. Pay attention.

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Sam Collier. Photo credit: Rayandra Nairn

What Our Faith Calls Us To: Sam Collier

This influential pastor, and author of A Greater Story, seeks to start conversations about race by emphasizing understanding and relationships.

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Marine veteran Don Embrey

A Vietnam Veteran Builds a Banjo in Tribute to the Marine Corps

Don Embrey, a Marine veteran who served in Vietnam, performs on the special banjo he built in honor of the military branch in which he served.

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Photo credit: Diane Bondareff/AP for Tishman Speyer

Joy to the World: The Inspiring Journey of the 2019 Rockefeller Tree

Carol Schultz shares how her Norway spruce was chosen from thousands to be the most famous Christmas tree in the world.

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Illustration of the Three Wise Men

How Three Kings Day Is Celebrated Around the World

The traditional celebrations vary from one country to another.

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Illustration of a boy waiving to a train conductor

Her Autistic Son's Magical Trip on the Polar Express

The classic story had comforted her 18-year-old son his entire life. Finally getting to experience the train ride in person was a dream come true. 

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Illustration of Nativity Scene

The Inspiring True Story Behind "Silent Night"

The church organ in a small Austrian village was silent for the 1818 premiere of the world’s most popular Christmas carol.

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Ina Garten. Photo credit: Quentin Bacon

Holiday Comfort Dishes with Chef Ina Garten

The author and star of The Barefoot Contessa shares her favorite, simple dishes to try and enjoy this holiday season.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries

Keep the Faith with Ty'Ann Brown: Financial Blessings

Guideposts' VP of Ministries reminds us that God is there for us to turn to, no matter what trials and difficulties we may face—and that includes financial problems.

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Kerith the golden retriever and firefighters

4 Uplifting Stories of People and Animals Coming Together During the Wildfires

Rescues, miracles and comfort dogs demonstrate the healing power behind the human-animal bond.

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