Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
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People Helping People

Someone Cares: Stop, Shop and Read

The kids at this school learn about smart spending and book recycling from this handy resource called the Bookstop.

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People Helping People

Someone Cares: Sweet Memories

He kept his wife's memory alive through her sweet treats.

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Ruth Graham: What My Father Taught Me
Stories of Hope

Ruth Graham: What My Father Taught Me

When author Ruth Graham's marriage crumbled, her father showed her what what God's love feels like.

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Monica and David share their love story.
Movies and TV

Monica & David: A Love Story

Reel Inspiration takes a look at a inspiring film about two people with Down syndrome who found true love.

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Travel

Traveling Mercies

How a kind hotel employee came to the rescue for a traveler far from home

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Nelson Mandela
Stories of Hope

How Nelson Mandela Found Hope

During the South African leader’s 27 years in prison, he was inspired by the writings of Norman Vincent Peale.

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Finding Serenity: Lori didn't have to pretend she was in control anymore.
Addiction and Recovery

How She Relinquished Control of Her Pain and Her Addiction to God

It started with a bad back. It ended with addiction and a moment of truth.

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Actress Olivia de Havilland
Living Longer, Living Better

Happy 102nd Birthday, Olivia de Havilland!

After more than a century lived in and out of the spotlight, the Oscar-winning actress is still going strong, serving as an inspiration to millions around the world.

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A scenic beach photo of Doug in Trivandrum, India.
Travel

How a House-Building Mission Trip in India Changed His Life

On a mission trip to build houses for families in need in Trivandrum — a gorgeous, rural section of Kerala in the southern west tip of India— this writer has a life-changing experience.

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A woman looking to the blue sky as three jets zoom by.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: "Jet! Jet! Pray!"

Seeing these jets inspired his grandchildren to have respect for those in uniform.

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