Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Edward Grinnan, Guideposts Editor in Chief
Inspiring Stories

Guideposts Readers: Our Biggest Blessing and Inspiration

How your outpouring of care and support helps us make the world a better place through hope, faith and prayer.

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Mother's Day Comfort From Beyond Mother and Daughter (Getty Images)
Miracles

How Mothers Can Comfort Us From Beyond

Not all of us can be with our moms this Mother’s Day, but sometimes God sends us signs to let us know that they are still watching over us.

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Sonia Perry pets a cheetah
Inspiring Stories

32-Year-Old Conservationist Embarks on a Journey to Save Animals

Sonia Perry left New York City for the savanna to fulfill a lifelong dream of working with animals.

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Sasha Corbett with some of her handicapped rescue dogs: Rosalie, Tipsy and Lana
Motivational Stories

A Look Inside the Misfit Ranch

Where all dogs are welcome, especially the ones that are broken and scared.

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Police chaplain John Revell of Building Community and Chief Moss
Finding Life Purpose

Building Bridges Within the Communities They Serve

Building Community, a nationwide program—created by a Connecticut police chaplain—brings neighborhoods together through police-led projects and events.

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7 Inspiring and Entertaining Books to Read This Summer
Books

7 Inspiring and Entertaining Books to Read This Summer

Dig into these page-turning mysteries, Bible-inspired stories and laugh-out loud comedies from Guideposts. 

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Healing
Power of Prayer

3 Ways to Pray for Healing from the Bible

Examples of when Jesus answered desperate prayers for help with miracles.

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Jocelyn Wofford; photo by Whitney Curtis
Exercise

She Chose God as Her Running Coach

She initially took up running to inspire her mother, who was in rehab following a stroke. But it turned out she was also doing it to inspire herself.  

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Freedom
Stories of Hope

How Passover Helps Us Emerge from Life’s ‘Narrow Straits’

Coming through a tight place into the openness of freedom is a story for the ages—and for our time.

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Roger Mudd
Inspiring Stories

Remembering an Act of Kindness from Roger Mudd

How the great network news anchor helped a cub reporter feel not so clumsy.

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