Inspirational Stories

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...

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.

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

Guideposts: Abolitionist, suffragette and Union spy Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman: An Inspiring Life

Discover more about Harriet Tubman—the first African-American woman to appear as the face of U.S. currency.

How to find hope and joy in the of tragedy

How to Find Hope and Joy in the Face of Tragedy

Despite her sister’s murder, Dawn Smith Jordan allowed God to use her life in amazing ways.