Inspirational Stories

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'He Named Me Malala' Reveals the Teen Behind the Icon

Davis Guggenheim's documentary chronicles Nobel Peace Prize winner and international education activist Malala Yousafzai as a regular teenaged girl with an awesome mission.

One of Scotland's secret sculptures, bits on wonder discovered in Edinburgh.

Scotland’s Secret Book Sculptures

It’s amazing, really, how one person can add so much wonder to the world.

Guideposts: Carl Payton of Volunteers of America, with client and friend Stella

A Good Neighbor Inspired by God's Love

In his career as a social worker, Carl had worked with many clients. But Stella was special. She was like family.

Guideposts: Sharon Vander Waal spends time with a resident at the Gathering Place.

The Gift of Caregiver Respite

After years of caring for her late husband, she recognized the experience as a gift from God, one she endeavored to share with others.

The blessing of a Yom Kippur phone call

The Blessing of a Yom Kippur Phone Call

A reader helps brighten a tough week at Mysterious Ways.

Guideposts: Then-Yankee owner George Steinbrenner and Hall-of-Famer Yogi Berra are all smiles after the reconciliation.

Yogi Berra on Learning to Forgive

Yankee Stadium was Hall-of-Famer Yogi Berra's home. How could he forgive the man who threw him out?

Guideposts: Yankees Hall-of-Famer Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra on Overcoming Negativity

In this Guideposts Classic from June 1976,Yogi Berra shares how he learned to deal with the taunts of opposing fans and the teasing of teammates. The beloved Yankee Hall-of-Famer died on September 23, 2015. 

The true value of earthly treasure.

The True Value of Earthly Treasures

A late father's lessons about what makes for real riches has lasted a lifetime.

Why is God calling me to Ireland?

Why Is God Calling Me to Ireland?

A series of signs point a Mysterious Ways editor and her sisters to a particular place–Ireland.

Go down memory lane with God.

Going Down Memory Lane with God

A sentimental trip inspires memory after memory of God's enduring love.