Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Bryon Eggenschwiler's illustration of a young girl stepping into a book called L'Abri
God's Grace

The Book That Changed Her Life

She was separated from her copy of an inspiring book called L’Abri, but it never left her heart.

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Lori Durham (left) with Allison and Betty; photo by Charlotte Kesl
Aging Parents

Suddenly She Was a Sandwich Generation Caregiver

First her daughter and her husband moved in. Then her mother-in-law. So much for her empty nest.

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Rachel and her son adding books to a little free library; Photo credit: Rachel Koppa
People Helping People

The Mother-Son Duo Giving Literacy a Boost

Rachel Koppa and her son are on a mission to diversify all registered Little Free Libraries throughout Dallas, Texas.

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Singer-songwriter Kari Jobe. Photo credit: Cameron Powell Studio
Music

How a Divinely-Timed Song Became an Anthem During the Pandemic

When Christian singer Kari Jobe and others wrote “The Blessing”, they didn’t realize the huge impact it would have.

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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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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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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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These Working Animals Wow Us
Service Animals

These Working Animals Wow Us

These animals have a job to do. 

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