Inspiring Stories

Helpless

When You Feel Helpless

Focus on one small thing you can do. It can make a huge difference.

God's faith

3 Bible Verses to Assure Us of God’s Faithfulness

Instead of worrying, wait for what you need without doubt because God’s grace and provision are always available. 

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Managing depression

Rediscovering Faith and Fighting Depression

The path to battling an inner turmoil with grace and compassion

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Handing a problem over to God

A Reminder of a Faithful God

Sometimes you just have to put a situation in God’s hands. And that’s a good thing.

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Banish winter gloom

5 Ways to Banish Winter Gloom

In the middle of all the snow and slush and mud, there are signs of hope. Here’s how to see them.

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A caregiver clasps the hand of her patient

What a Hospice Chaplain Learned About Life from Her Patients

Author Kerry Egan on why the stories of the dying are surprisingly hopeful and what she believes about God.

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Two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington

Guideposts Classics: Denzel Washington on the Value of Mentoring

In this story from January 2007, two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington discusses the vital role parents, teachers, coaches and role models played in his life.

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Tiera Guinn Fletcher at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville

This Rocket Scientist Relied on Faith and Family to Reach Her Goals

How this young scientist overcame doubt and worry—and why she believes anything is possible.

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Dave hopes his story inspires other addicts to recovery.

Addicted to Opioids, This Pastor Found Honesty Was the Path to Recovery

After years of lying to himself and others about his opioid abuse, he learned that telling the truth about his addiction was the first step toward reclaiming his life.

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Oscar-winning actress Dorothy Malone

Guideposts Classics: Dorothy Malone on God's Role in Our Lives

In this story from December 1966, Oscar-winning actress Dorothy Malone shares how, during a sudden health scare, the prayers of thousands of people across the country bolstered her faith and hastened her recovery.

Comfort from God

The Comfort of Constancy

So much in life changes, but God’s love and help never wavers.

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An artist's rendering of an angel speaking into Cherol's ear

How Faith Overrode an Expectant Mother's Fears

She'd long prayed for a child, but signs of trouble during her first pregnancy caused her faith to flag—until she received a reassuring message from above.

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Producer, actor and writer Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry Shares His Favorite Spiritual Principles

The acclaimed producer, actor and writer Tyler Perry's dreams didn't come true easily, but his faith got him through the tough times.

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Artist Ron Medley in his Brooklyn apartment/studio

Beyond the Easel: A Look at an Inspiring Artist's Life

We paid a visit to artist Ron Medley's Brooklyn studio to discuss the role that painting plays in his life and how he came to pick his paint brush again after years spent pursuing a career as a lawyer.

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