Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Jacqueline Suskin having a conversation with Neal in the forest.
Inspiring Stories

How Her Poems Started an Unlikely Friendship

She was a poet who loved trees. He ran a timber company. Could they find common ground?

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Snowman
Inspiring Stories

The Gift of a Giant Snowman

A surprising delight in late winter in the middle of New York City’s Central Park

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New ways to give up something for Lent
Prayer Stories

4 New Ways to Give Up Something for Lent

We often give up a food or some pleasure. But there are other ways to prayerfully observe this time before Easter.

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Marathon runner Meb Keflezighi
Sports

Meb Keflezighi: A Marathoner’s Strong Finish

The decorated Olympian honored his gift to run until the very last finish line.

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Corrie ten Boom
Stories of Hope

Corrie ten Boom: A Spirit-Lifting True Story

Guideposts announces a new ebook, available as a free download, that tells the inspiring story of Corrie ten Boom, who helped hundreds escape death at the hands of the Nazis during World War II.

 

 
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10 Centenarians Share Their Secrets to Long Life
Living Longer, Living Better

10 Centenarians Share Their Secrets to Long Life

Curious what it takes to live past 100? Here's advice from people who have done it. 

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Fred Rogers
Movies and TV

8 Inspiring Movies Streaming This March

Beat the cold weather blues by curling up with an uplifting movie.

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Guideposts Executive Editor Rick Hamlin
Inspiring Stories

Rick Hamlin: A Promise Kept

Rick Hamlin shares the story of a promise he kept to retired Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief, Van Varner

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Always hang on to hope
Stories of Hope

Martin Luther King, Jr. on ‘Infinite Hope’

Distinguishing between today’s challenges and tomorrow’s possibilities is part of King’s inspiring legacy.

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Life, Faith & Prayer: Why You Matter
Motivational Stories

Life, Faith & Prayer: Why You Matter

Pablo Diaz explains why everyone matters. 

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