Inspirational Stories

Military spouse appreciation day.

Remember Our Military Spouses

They are the foundation that gives our military men and women the freedom to serve.

Life can be full of failure and still be a success.

The Blessings in a Résumé of Failures

Sharing the full story of your life can be downright uplifting–and honest.

Misty Copeland, the first female African-American principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre

Misty Copeland: Made to Dance

In the February 2016 issue of Guideposts, cover star Misty Copeland shares her inspiring journey to become the first black principal ballerina in American Ballet Theatre's 75-year history.

Willie Morris, founder of Faithbox, on what inspired him to help feed others.

Choose What Breaks Your Heart

How God leads us to help certain people or places

Software helps special needs children

This Video Game Is Helping Kids with Special Needs

Marc Zimmerman created Social Express to help his autistic twin boys understand the world around them. Now the game is helping kids all over the world. 

No moment of wonder is too small to share.

Do You Have a Mysterious Moment?

Inspiration can come in teeny-tiny packages. Share your story of wonder, no matter how small, with us!

Lynne Nichols with her son, Ben.

A Mother’s Love

Sometimes it’s the only thing on earth that can save us

Never give up. You might start out last, but you can still win the race.

A Last-Place Runner's Surprising Finish

Never give up. One minute you can be behind the pack and the next...

Never Try, Never Win--inscription on one of the inspiring Babson Boulders of Massachusetts

The Inspiring Babson Boulders of Massachusetts

How one man went about spreading wonder in his part of the world

The kind of courage that inspires, from a military mom.

The Kind of Courage That Inspires

It’s not so much the big, dramatic moments but the quiet fulfillment of duty, no matter the cost.