Inspirational Stories

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton is Helping Victims of the Tennessee Wildfires

The country music icon's "My People Fund" has already raised $1 million to help families displaced by the forest fires near her hometown. 

Meals on wheels for senior citizens.

Angels on Wheels

How a senior meals-on-wheels program persuaded a mom suffering from Alzheimer’s to eat

Have you ever experienced a Christmas miracle?

Have You Ever Experienced a Christmas Miracle?

Share with us any miracles you have witnessed–big or small–during this most wonderful time of the year!

Burned Bible Page

A Bible Page Gives Hope to the Victims of Tennessee Fires

A Dollywood employee finds a burned Bible page in the rubble after the devastating Tennessee wildfires.

How chocolate can stop an argument.

The Chocolate Solution to Arguments

A mom comes up with something far sweeter than retorts when her kids bicker.

Actress Mary Martin

Guideposts Classics: Mary Martin on Choosing Life

In this story from May 1984, the beloved star of stage and screen shares how she overcame health issues with determination, grit and faith.

Tianna (left) and Gianna with their favorite friend, Carmella

This 'Differently Abled' Rescue Dog Fit Her Family Perfectly

Her daughters, who both dealt with multiple disabilities, wanted a dog "just like us" for Christmas. But where in the world would she find such a pooch?

An artist's rendering of a little food pantry

Someone Cares: Give a Little

An avid runner and reader, inspired by small stands that allow for book swaps, creates her own tiny charity food pantry.

An artist's rendering of a stack of very happy dollar bills

Someone Cares: Happy Dollars

A man about to give a speech to a civic organization is impressed by the mood-lifting fundraising ceremony that preceded his presentation.

An artist's rendering of a woman paying a bedside visit to a veteran at Christmas

Someone Cares: Lend an Ear

A woman is moved by a veteran's Facebook video to visit him in a nearby hospital. Both of them benefited from the encounter.