Inspirational Stories

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

Alison Sweeney shares positive thinking tips
Positive Thinking

Be a Better You!

Want to start the New Year off right? The host of The Biggest Loser shares her tips.

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Mary, Pat and Jacques Pierre
Dogs

First Responder

Why wouldn't my friend's Maltipoo leave me alone?

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Those simple handmade ornaments will always be Nancy and Andy's favorites.
Living With Cancer

Living with Cancer: A Mother Holds On to Hope

It's hard to stay strong when your son has leukemia.

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Angelic announcement about birth of grandson
Angels

An Angelic Announcement

In this excerpt from His Mysterious Ways, a grandmother-to-be is comforted by a heavenly angel.

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Inspiring story of catcher Bengie Molina
Sports

The Biggest Heart in Baseball

Bengie Molina is a winner wherever he plays

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Carol Burnett
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Carol Burnett on Secret Kindness

In this story from October 1977, beloved comedienne Carol Burnett shares the story of a mysterious stranger who helped kickstart her career.

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The Shofar (ram's horn) is blown during services on Yom Kippur.
Faith and Prayer

Fasting for Yom Kippur

Lesson learned from the Jewish Day of Atonement

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close-up of a vibrant green parrot
Emotional and Mental Health

The Parrots of January

What would cure my post-holiday blues? Bright green birds...

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A lavender rose
Life After Death

Messages from the Afterlife: St. Stephen's Angel

Little did they know that they were visited by an angel who bore a message from heaven.

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Kelee Katillac meets the Grady family for the first time.
People Helping People

Miracle Makeover: Charlie's Room

In this three-part series, Kelee Katillac demonstrates how transforming a room into a healing space can bring hope into a home impacted by cancer.

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