Inspiring Stories

Jenny Doan of the Missouri Star Quilt Company

Jenny Doan: Faith and Family Helped Her Build a Quilting Empire

“Quilting Can Heal” says the co-founder of the Missouri Star Quilt Company.

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What is an Ebenezer Stone?

During difficult times, let this Bible story remind you of God’s presence in your life.

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Katheryn Berlandi, granddaughter to Dr. and Mrs. Norman Vincent Peale

His Granddaughter Remembers Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

Katheryn Berlandi recalls the life lessons Dr. and Mrs. Peale taught her.

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Blind woodworker John Furniss

A Visit to a Blind Woodworker's Workshop

John Furniss shares how he came to be a woodworker despite being sight-impaired.

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Catherine Madera

Catherine Madera on How Her Faith Helps Her Cope with Grief

Catherine Madera lost her beloved younger sister to cancer, but she has been able to deal with the hurt and sadness that loss has brought her because of her faith in God.

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18 Inspiring Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Celebrate these famous Americans, including Bruce Lee, Dwayne Johnson, and Amy Tan, during AAPI Heritage Month.

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Edward Grinnan

How Does ‘Law & Order’ Bear a Resemblance to the Bible?

While watching reruns of this long-running TV drama, some insights about justice and mercy

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She Bought Naomi Judd's Chair for $5

She Bought Naomi Judd's Chair for $5

Naomi’s music and their shared nursing career had inspired her for years. Then an estate sale gave her something to hold onto.

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Musician and author Naomi Judd; photo by Harry Langdon

Guideposts Classics: Naomi Judd on Stepping Out in Faith

In this story from January 2003, musician and author Naomi Judd recalls how faith led her to a successful career and helped her cope with a hepatitis C diagnosis.

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Melissa Prewitt with her neighbor Audree; photo by Trace Thomas

Her Spirits Were Lifted by a Teen Who Did the Right Thing

She felt she had more problems than blessings, until a young neighbor changed her mind.

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‘There Are No Bad Days’: The Inspiring True Story of JT Jester

Born with extreme physical and learning challenges, he didn’t let that stop him from achieving his dreams.

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One Church's Inspiring Example of Making Amends

With its founding rooted in acrimony, a congregation proves it’s never too late to do the right thing.

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Peyo greets his old friend Daniel, 67, a former equestrian, who has terminal cancer.

This Amazing Horse 'Doctor' Can Detect Cancer and Tumors

Peyo, a Barb stallion, has supported and connected with over 1,000 patients thanks to his special gift.

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How Baking Cookies Changed Her Life

After struggling with addiction and homelessness, Janie Deegan splurged on a hand mixer. Now her signature pie crust cookies are selling out in New York City.

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