Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
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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Traveling
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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A polished tombstone of a World War 2 US Coast Guard Leon Ellis Durrence adorned with a bouquet of flowers and a small American flag.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Neglected No More

Honoring those who served is his way to serve our country.

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young boy helps older woman with bags, Getty Images
Stories of Hope

Why Does Guideposts Want to Hear from Readers about 'Everyday Greatness'?

Everyday Greatness team leader Tarice Gray, an editor at Guideposts Books, explains why Guideposts readers are essential to this new initiative

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