Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Lisa Workman and her rescue horse, Francie
Pets

How the Horse She Rescued Helped Her Find Herself Again

The little bay mare needed her. Taking her in turned out to be the best decision—for them both.

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Christy with her hero and best friend, Moxie
Pets

A Service Dog Became This Veteran Amputee's Hero

Deemed 100 percent disabled, she thought her life was over. Then she met Moxie.

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Photo credit: Diane Bondareff/AP for Tishman Speyer
Motivational Stories

Joy to the World: The Inspiring Journey of the 2019 Rockefeller Tree

Carol Schultz shares how her Norway spruce was chosen from thousands to be the most famous Christmas tree in the world.

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Tonya May Avent. Photo credit: Jim Graham
Blended Families

Why Sweet Tea for Christmas?

Over the years, this delicious beverage became the cornerstone of her family’s holiday celebration.

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Illustration of Nativity Scene
Inspiring Stories

The Inspiring True Story Behind "Silent Night"

The church organ in a small Austrian village was silent for the 1818 premiere of the world’s most popular Christmas carol.

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These Working Animals Wow Us
Service Animals

These Working Animals Wow Us

These animals have a job to do. 

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A young boy and a Jills House volunteer
Family Caregiving

How This Christian Nonprofit Is Helping Families and Children with Intellectual Disabilities

Jill’s House provides overnight round-the-clock care and individually-tailored activities.

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Kerith the golden retriever and firefighters
Inspiring Stories

4 Uplifting Stories of People and Animals Coming Together During the Wildfires

Rescues, miracles and comfort dogs demonstrate the healing power behind the human-animal bond.

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7 ways to change your life
Power of Prayer

7 Ways to Change Your Life

When encountering transforming love, big things can happen.

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Sleeping dog and cat
Pets

5 Stories of Heaven-Sent Pets

These pets were mysteriously led to their owners. Could it be more than coincidence?

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