Inspirational Stories

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

Prayer for a Perfect Easter

When one woman gets sick on Easter, she relies on family and the power of prayer to save the day.

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Rest, relaxation and renewal
Emotional and Mental Health

Take a Wellness Weekend

How a simple vacation can inspire joy, happiness and a positive attitude.

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Jeff Dyson and his daughter Brooke
Teenagers

The Faith Behind a Father's Promise

How the power of a promise motivated one man to do something about his health.

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Don Piper: Holding the Hand of an Angel
Angels

Don Piper: Holding the Hand of an Angel

Bestselling author Don Piper describes his encounter with an angel after a car accident.

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Robert G. Heft and the American flag
Positive Living

The Surprising Story Behind Our Flag's Design

What started as a creative school project back in the late 1950s for 17-year-old Robert G. Heft ended up the nation's new flag—and a truly inspiring story.

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Golden Retriever
Dogs

The Dog That Brought Them Together

The heartwarming story of how Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan met his wife

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Colin Firth (left) and Geoffrey Rush in a scene from The King's Speech

Inspired by 'The King's Speech'

Anne Simpkinson shares her thoughts on this inspiring film and what it tells us about realizing our own potential.

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A Tuskegee Airman's Inspiring Story
Finding Life Purpose

A Tuskegee Airman's Inspiring Story

"Red Tails," a film about the Tuskegee Airmen, opens this weekend. Watch as Sam Henderson, a real-life member of that pioneering group of men, tells his inspiring story.

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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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