Inspirational Stories

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

Mysterious Ways: Prayers Answered While You Wait

A struggling mother of three receives a quick but unexpected answer to her prayer.

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Panchita the seal lounges by the pool with a hotel guest
Inspiring Stories

A Real Natural Wonder: Panchita the Sea Lion

Rescued by a hotel's staff, one cute marine mammal found a new home.

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Jesus movie starring Jeremy Sisto, airing on GMC during Easter week
Movies and TV

Inspirational TV for Holy Week

Get inspired by these movie offerings, both old and new, for Holy Week.

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Julien Warren's son, Isiah
Comfort Kits

Community and Faith See a Worried Mother Through

As her young son fought cancer, family, friends and strangers joined her in prayer.

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Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan
Addiction and Recovery

Two Stories: One Lifts My Heart, the Other Breaks It

Mr. Inspiration comes to Sin City (not so much anymore) and we're glad to receive him. Also, Whitney in heaven.

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Prayer blogger Rick Hamlin
How to Pray

Pray Like Jesus

The words of the Lord’s Prayer are sublime, but it helps me a lot to think of it also as a guide.

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Life after Death blogger Trudy Harris
Coping With Grief

An Open Window for the Soul After Death

A moving Scandinavian tradition for those near death hits close to home.

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Suzy Zabel and Larry

Blessed with a Beautiful Bark

Heaven had a special purpose for Larry, the lab.

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6 Steps to Make This Your Best New Year

6 Steps to Live Your Best Life

Tips to help you achieve the life God intended.

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Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan
Inspiring Stories

Inspiration for St. Patrick's Day

Why St. Patrick always inspires me with the spirit of tolerance.

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