Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Vintage old black and white family photos ancestry returned lost found
Miracles

The People Who Return Lost Memories

Photo and genealogy enthusiasts are rescuing vintage photographs from thrift stores to reunite them with their original families.

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Dogs

Saved by the Sled: How This Dog Rescue Helps Misunderstood Northern Breed Dogs

At Second Chance Mushers, the high-energy canines are living their best lives.

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Peter, his adopted son, Anthony, dogs Simba and Rafiki, and his foster children
Dogs

How a Dad—and His Dogs—Show Kids the True Meaning of Family

This man’s heartbreaking childhood inspired him to help children in need.

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Vintage expert Bob Richter standing in front of a Christmas tree
Inspiring Stories

Bob Richter on the Healing Power of Christmas Decorations

The international flea market expert and host of the PBS show Market Warriors shares his personal story of remembering lost loved ones during the holidays.

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King Richard on Serena and Venus Williams’ journey to tennis greatness.
Movies and TV

‘King Richard’ Demonstrates the Power of Resilience, Faith and Family

Actress Aunjanue Ellis, who plays Venus and Serena Williams’ mother, Oracene “Brandy” Williams, talks to Guideposts.org about the new biopic on the Williams sisters’ tennis legacy and their father, Richard Williams. 

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Woman looks up, gasping in amazement (Getty Images)
Miracles

5 Stories That Prove There’s No Such Thing as Chance

These five stories of miraculous encounters and connections show us that every moment is by God’s design. 

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Young woman taking a picture with a vintage camera from car window (Getty Images)
Miracles

7 Heaven-Sent Photos

These folks received comfort through divine signs and snapped a picture to prove it.

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Roberta Messner and Woody Williams; photo by Scott Goldsmith
Inspiring Stories

A World War II Hero Taught This Nurse How to Care for Veterans

Six life lessons learned from 98-year-old Woody Williams.

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Teddy posing with Marbles, a Western Screech owl
Stories of Hope

How Rehabbing Wild Animals Helped Her Cope with Debilitating Pain

She has chronic intractable migraine disease, but Teddy Flory puts animals first.

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Paul driving his decorated doggie train around the neighborhood
Dogs

This Homemade Doggie Train Brings Joy to Adopted Animals

Paul Johnston hopes the Wonderland Express makes folks smile—and inspires them to adopt a pet. 

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