Inspiring Stories

Lessons from a traffic jam

Lessons from a Traffic Jam

For an impatient military mom, nothing’s worse than being stuck in traffic–or is it?

Kim (in red) with her sister, Karen, and their dogs, Cooper and Bentley

Early-onset Alzheimer's: A Sister's Caregiving Journey

Her twin sister had always been strong. Now that her twin was dealing with Alzheimer's, it was her turn to be the strong one.

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Glen Campbell

Remembering Glen Campbell

A Rhinestone Cowboy who gave himself over completely to God

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Andean condor, Lianni in her natural habitat.

The Most Fragile Creatures

This Andean condor desperately needed help — and this vet was just the right person.

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NBC News anchor Lester Holt

Lester Holt on Hitting the Road for His 'Inspiring America' Segments

Check with us on Monday, August 21 to view our exclusive Lester Holt video!

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Dr. Omalu is now chief medical examiner for San Joaquin County, California, as well as a clinical professor at UC Davis.

The Doctor Who Discovered the Dangers of Concussions in Football

Dr. Bennet Omalu's discovery shook the NFL, but he had dealt with struggles of his own, including depression.

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Erie Canal

Happy 100th to the Erie Canal

An ancestor and “Father of Civil Engineering” inspires a can-do attitude.

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A collage of people found in our collection of inspiring left-handers

10 Inspiring Left-Handers

Chances are, you know someone who is left-handed—lefties make up as much as 10 percent of the population—but you may not have known these 10 inspiring figures were southpaws.

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julia cameron

Julia Cameron: How Creativity Enhances Your Spiritual Life

Best-selling author of The Artist's Way is back with a new book, Life Lessons: 125 Prayers and Meditations, and shares tips on how to connect to God through creativity.

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Dr. Bennet Omalu

Dr. Bennet Omalu's Inspiring Life and Career

Dr. Bennet Omalu's inspiring life and impactful career have taken him from Nigeria, the country of his birth, to Seattle, New York, the halls of Congress and even the silver screen.

Creating memories during summer

Creating Summer Memories

One summer evening led to a lifelong partnership full of family and joy.

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9 ways work is a blessing.

9 Ways Work Is a Blessing

How work spiritually enriches our lives and the lives of others.

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The blessings of sight

The Blessings of Sight

Fighting a progressive eye disease with the help of doctors, family, friends and prayer.

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Ernie Pyle (with goggles) converses with a tank crew from the 191st Tank Battalion, US Army at the Anzio Beachhead in 1944

Ernie Pyle Courageously Chronicled the Soldier's Experience

A diminutive man from the Midwest may have been an unlikely candidate for hero status, but war reporter Ernie Pyle earned that appellative, and then some.

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