Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.

Lynne’s proud of Ben’s progress; today he’s a mentor to recovering addicts and finishing college.
Addiction and Recovery

A Mother Learns to Turn Her Addict Son Over to God

He was kicked out of a sober-living home. Could she believe him when he said he was finally ready to give up drugs?

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Oprah's New Book Shares 'The Wisdom of Sundays'
Books

Oprah's New Book Shares 'The Wisdom of Sundays'

In a wide-ranging interview, Oprah talks about gratitude, purpose and finding peace with Guideposts.org. 

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Jump at the chance to be kind
Positive Living

Jumping at a Chance to Be Kind

Look for moments when the world is need of a good deed, and you will find yourself surrounded with positive opportunities.

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June Floyd has a special relationship with the rabbit — appropriately named Thumper — that makes her home in the senior living location in Fort Collins, Colorado, where June lives. Thumper's favorite lunch? Salad bar, of course.
Sponsored Content

Furry Friends with Benefits

These friendly animals give senior living residents the comfort they need.

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A chocolate, teacup poodle posing for the camera.
Dogs

A Sign She Was the Right Dog

Was the teacup poodle meant to be a part of our family?

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Brennan (left) and Breckan have outgrown action figures but are still Nicki's best buddies
Children

The First Christmas as a Single Mom

Could she make Christmas special for her young sons and find some joy for herself?

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The Roark family: (from L to R) Casey, Diana, Carly, Caleb, Diana and Jerry
Family

A Christmas Pageant Script You Can Use

Want an easy, affordable way to get your family in the Christmas spirit? Try this DIY pageant with crèche figures and candles.

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Oprah Winfrey Gospel Brunch
Music

Oprah's Star-Studded Gospel Brunch

See pictures from 'The Wisdom of Sundays' gospel brunch and book launch party at her California home, The Promised Land.

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Ralph, a stray black cat relaxes indoors.
Cats

Then Came Ralph

Love an animal? Not me!

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Legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Music

Guideposts Classics: Luciano Pavarotti on Making the Most of God's Gifts

In this story from March 1985, the world-renowned tenor shares how he came to embrace the gift God had given him.

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