Inspirational Stories

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

Music legend Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell's Touching Final Album, 'Adiós'

Music legend Glen Campbell has gone silent with his descent into the final stages of Alzheimer's, but his new album is a beautiful parting gift from a multitalented performer.

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Actor James Earl Jones
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: James Earl Jones on the Importance of Mentoring

In this story from 1993, actor James Earl Jones pays tribute to the teacher who helped him find his voice as an actor.

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Vietnam vet William “Tommy” Taylor and his new friends, Jacob and Jordan
People Helping People

Vietnam Vet Says, 'Thank You for Saying Thank You'

Michigan school children embrace a veteran—and he embraces them right back.

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Longtime Daily Guideposts contributor Brian Doyle
Devotions for Men

A Member of the Family: Remembering Brian Doyle

Mark Collins offers a heartfelt tribute to his fellow Daily Guideposts contributor Brian Doyle, who passed away on May 27, 2017.

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Dreaming big with God's help
Motivational Stories

Don't Give Up on Your Big Dreams

Hard work and blessings on a writer’s journey.

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Senior Athletes Running
Living Longer, Living Better

Why You Should Cheer for These Senior Athletes

The 2017 National Senior Games are bringing the spotlight to some of the world's oldest and most inspiring athletes. 

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An artist's rendering of a trio of homemade bookmarks
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Worth Bookmarking

A thrift shop volunteer uses her hobby of making bookmarks to touch the lives of her customers.

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An artists rendering of an open Bible with a verse highlighted
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Wedding Blessing

Her prayers were answered by a Bible displayed at her granddaughter's wedding.

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An artist's rendering of a woman handing a newspaper to a senior man
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Paper Lady

A Missouri woman's morning walks presented an opportunity to perform a small kindness for a neighbor with Parkinson's disease.

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An artist's rendering of students dancing at their prom under a banner reading Haiti Relief
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Prom with a Purpose

Students at a high school in Nebraska band together to make sure their spring dance isn't just about fun and romance.

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