Inspirational Stories

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

Mysterious Ways: The Snow Man

When snow stranded us, I wondered how I’d get my babies home. Until a stranger pulled up.

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Old Testament angel
Angels

Illuminating Angels: Old Testament Angels

Meet the angels in the Old Testament who acted as messengers, protectors and guides.

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Guideposts editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan
Managing Life Changes

Celebrating Strength in Tough Times

Our editor-in-chief announces a new recurring feature, stories of folks triumphing over adversity.

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A brick layer plies his trade
Managing Life Changes

Still on the Job

A man who fills in when a contractor misses a delivery seems sent from heaven above.

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Beth Hughes and her husband, Walt
Marriage

The Love Locks

A widow, aching for the love she shared with her late husband, benefits from angelic matchmaking.

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Don and Mary Elizabeth Rathbun
Coping With Grief

Midnight Kiss

A tender smooch at the strike of 12 restores an Ohio widow's faith.

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A missing hearing aid disrupted Betty Tate's routine.
Answered Prayers

Heeding the Helpful Voice

A prayer answered loudly and clearly helps a woman track down a misplaced hearing aid.

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Lindsay Butler, husband Rick and children Lacey and Lars
Angels

Dream Angels Help New Mother Heal

A woman is mired in depression until angels wearing multi-hued robes pay a healing visit.

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Illustration of an angel by Beatriz Vidal
Managing Life Changes

Language No Barrier to Love

A Puerto Rican family in Connecticut is reminded that Earth Angels are everywhere.

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Colleen Hughes, editor-in-chief, Angels on Earth
Angels

Random Acts of Everyday Angels

It's all too easy to overlook the daily kindnesses performed on our behalf.

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