Inspirational Stories

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

A nurse stands, smiling, as her colleagues look on
Miracles

Of Healing and Miracles: When Nurses Make a Difference

The role of nurses in seeing us through health crises is can't be overstated. These dedicated health professionals are there when we need them most.

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Starfish
Positive Living

How You Can Make a Difference

The famous story of the boy who saved starfish is an inspiring summer reflection on how even if we can’t do it all, we can do a whole lot of good in the world.

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A daughter supports a mother at church.
Inspiring Stories

A Stunningly Beautiful Gesture in Church

Witnessing the tenderness of support between a disabled mother and her daughter at the communion rail.

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Ragnar relay race offers inspiration.
Exercise

Ragnar Relay: 36 Hours of Inspiration

Finding energy and encouragement during a relay race on Cape Cod

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Actress Olivia de Havilland
Movies and TV

Happy 101st 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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Aspire to inspire others
Inspiring Stories

Aspire to Inspire Others

Your personal experience and story may touch one person–or even thousands.

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Proud American Karen Jason
Answered Prayers

Proud to Be an American: A New Citizen Celebrates Her Adopted Country

An immigrant from India wondered if she and her family were doing the right thing by committing to American citizenship. Would her prayer for assurance be answered?

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Steven conducts the Patriotic Brass Ensemble
Motivational Stories

He Plays Patriotic Music to Pay Tribute to Military Veterans

A horn-playing graduate of the Manhattan School of Music devotes his time and energy to a brass ensemble that plays patriotic songs for veterans.

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Music legend Glen Campbell
Music

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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