Inspirational Stories

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

An artist's rendering of a trio of homemade bookmarks
An artist's rendering of a trio of homemade bookmarks
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Worth Bookmarking

A thrift shop volunteer uses her hobby of making bookmarks to touch the lives of her customers.

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An artists rendering of an open Bible with a verse highlighted
An artists rendering of an open Bible with a verse highlighted
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Wedding Blessing

Her prayers were answered by a Bible displayed at her granddaughter's wedding.

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An artist's rendering of a woman handing a newspaper to a senior man
An artist's rendering of a woman handing a newspaper to a senior man
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Paper Lady

A Missouri woman's morning walks presented an opportunity to perform a small kindness for a neighbor with Parkinson's disease.

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An artist's rendering of students dancing at their prom under a banner reading Haiti Relief
An artist's rendering of students dancing at their prom under a banner reading Haiti Relief
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Prom with a Purpose

Students at a high school in Nebraska band together to make sure their spring dance isn't just about fun and romance.

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Debbie Macomber with her husband, Wayne, and dog, Bogie
Debbie Macomber with her husband, Wayne, and dog, Bogie
Inspiring Stories

Debbie Macomber on Her Love of Knitting

The best-selling author wasn't a great student, struggling mightily with reading and math, but when she discovered knitting, doors began to open for her.

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Doug at Caron’s Pennsylvania campus
Doug at Caron’s Pennsylvania campus
Addiction and Recovery

Getting Arrested Saved His Life: A Tale of Sobriety and Grace

He was the CEO of a respected addiction treatment program, but his own life was spinning out of control until a DUI arrest shone a spotlight on his drinking problem.

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Former Olympic pentathlete Tom Lough
Former Olympic pentathlete Tom Lough
Living Longer, Living Better

This Olympian Thrives on Positive Thinking

Setting new goals has helped 1968 Olympian Tom Lough overcome setbacks brought on by aging, injuries and even cancer.

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Actress and singer Leslie Uggams
Actress and singer Leslie Uggams
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Leslie Uggams on Lending a Helping Hand

In this story from April 2004, the star of stage, screen and television shares how a math teacher refused to allow the 12-year-old Uggams' God-given talents to go undeveloped.

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A white feather on sand
A white feather on sand
Angels

Feathers Appear as Angels Are Near

My friend insisted that feathers were the sign of angels. Was she right?

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Mountainous landscape with illuminated camping tent
Mountainous landscape with illuminated camping tent
God's Grace

A Fearful Night in Honduras

I heard a sound outside our camper shell… Was it just my fear of the unknown?

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