Inspirational Stories

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

The House That Helped Him Find Love

He always wondered why he felt drawn to an ordinary green house, until he found out who lived in it. 

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Books

Secrets of Savannah: The New Cozy Mystery from Guideposts Books

Go behind the scenes of the new mystery series with author Marlene Chase.

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Daily Guideposts contributor Marilyn Turk
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Marilyn Turk: Set Time Aside for God

The Daily Guideposts contributor shares how she starts each with some quiet spent in contemplation and prayer.

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Actor Glenn Ford
Stories of Faith

Guideposts Classics: Glenn Ford on the Blessings of Sunday School

In this story from April 1956, the popular film star shares how becoming a father reminded him of the importance of regular church attendance.

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Guideposts editors and contest winners at the 2018 Writers Workshop
Tell Us Your Story

Guideposts' Writers Workshop Contest: Is This Your Year?

Enter the Guideposts Writers Workshop Contest and your dream could come true

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God's Grace

A Chance Encounter Solves the Mystery of a Missing Vietnam Soldier

For decades, she kept a bracelet with the name of an MIA soldier. She finally found out what happened to him.

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Ruby Bridges Hall in front of WIlliam Frantz Public School
Stories of Hope

In 1960 Little Ruby Bridges Bravely Entered an All-White School

20 years ago this month she told Guideposts the story of how faith, family—and one amazing teacher—helped her overcome her fear.

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Angels

The Angels That Protected Her Horse Farm

She had doubts about running her equine therapy business, until angels reminded her she was not alone.

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Mike Stura and his two rescue cows
Pets

This Former Trucker is Now Dedicated to Saving Farm Animals

He took a major life detour and now his New Jersey animal sanctuary cares for 240 animals—and counting.  

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Joanna McMurry with one of her cherished camels, Sybil
Pets

Life Lessons Learned From Her Pet Camels

Reluctant to accept the unusual pets at first, she soon realized they were a gift in more ways than one. 

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