Inspirational Stories

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

Seth Rogen and his wife, Lauren, started a program to help caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's.
Caregiver Burnout

Hilarity for Charity: Seth Rogen, Lauren Miller Work to Assist Alzheimers Caregivers

Comedian Seth Rogen and his wife, Lauren Miller, came up with a way to turn a personal tragedy into something positive.

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Jen, with her kids Ben and Remy, notes when family members do something nice for each other.
Children

Jen Hatmaker on the Benefits of Positive Parenting

How did the popular author and mom of 5 find a way to encourage herself and her kids?

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Dennis McNicholas discovered a side to his personality that he didn't know he had
Living Longer, Living Better

Could He Have a More Adventurous Life?

How does a man who was raised to live cautiously break out of his shell in middle age? Training for a triathlon, for starters.

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NBC News anchor Lester Holt
Stories of Faith

Lester Holt: How Family and Faith Have Influenced His Career

The respected NBC Nightly News anchor's church-going childhood continues to impact the work he was called to do.

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Dennis McNicholas
Living Longer, Living Better

Dennis McNicholas on the Benefits of Taking Chances Later in Life

Dennis McNicholas, who in his fifties was inspired to change his play-it-safe approach to living, shares why it's important to continue to take risks later in life.

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Three colorful beach houses lined up.
Family

Prayer for a Longer Vacation

My son wanted to stay an extra week but it was completely out of our budget...

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Carol and her favorite feline, Luna, whom she adopted from a shelter.
Pets

How This Dog Lover Became a Cat Person

After saying goodbye to her beloved pooch, could she love a cat?

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Vegetable soup in a bowl with ingredients surrounding it.
Angels

Mama's Angel Soup

Some things just take time.

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Help at a gas station.
People Helping People

A Gas Station Where Grace Abounds

A leaking car tire leads to a world of help in small town Wyoming.

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Andean condor, Lianni in her natural habitat.
Stories of Hope

The Most Fragile Creatures

This Andean condor desperately needed help — and this vet was just the right person.

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