Inspirational Stories

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, pastor, author and founder of Guideposts magazine

10 Things to Know about Norman Vincent Peale

May 31 marks the 118th anniversary of Dr. Norman Vincent Peale's birth; here are some facts about Dr. Peale's life and career that you might not be familiar with.

Just a few kind words can spread wonder into someone's day.

3 Simple Words of Encouragement

You don’t have to go to great lengths to spread a little wonder in the world.

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

Remembering Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

Visiting The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery brings home the sacrifice our military men and women make for freedom.

Malachi Kirby as Kunta Kinte in Roots

How Malachi Kirby Relied On Faith While Filming 'Roots'

The actor talks terrible auditions, LeVar Burton's words of wisdom and how his faith helped him bring Kunta Kinte to life for a new generation. 

National Brother's Day is May 24. How one Marine reached out to his younger brothers during deployment.

National Brother's Day

How one Marine reached out to his siblings during deployment

The chances to help others and spread kindness is all around you.

Seizing a Good Opportunity

There are chances to spread kindness and help others all around us, sometimes closer than we think!

A blind woman's sight is miraculously restored.

Blind Woman’s Restored Sight a True Miracle

For two decades, Mary Ann Franco was blind. Until an accident helped her see.

Jesus Christ on the cross with heavenly beams pouring down upon him

A Healer’s Vision from God

Nigel Mumford, an Episcopal priest and healer, describes a vision he experienced of Jesus on the Cross.

How cat gave advice about apartment hunting in New York City.

A Message of Hope from a Cat Named Seth

Timely feline advice on the stress of apartment hunting in New York City.

Covers from recent issues of Mysterious Ways, Angels on Earth and Guideposts magazines

How to Enter Guideposts' Writers Workshop Contest

Do you want to be a writer? Editors-in-chief Edward Grinnan and Colleen Hughes and managing editor Adam Hunter offer tips on how to put your best foot forward in the Guideposts Writers Workshop contest.