Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Peggy Fleming performs on the ice.
Emotional and Mental Health

Guideposts Classics: Peggy Fleming's Toughest Competition

In honor of the Sochi Olympics, we're sharing this Guideposts classic by ice skating champ Peggy Fleming.

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Roland Mesnier, White House pastry chef
Health and Wellness

Meet a White House Pastry Chef!

The secret to baking for presidents

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Kris Freeman in training
Coping With Illness

An Olympian's Battle with Diabetes

Skier Kris Freeman didn't let diabetes prevent him from pursuing his Olympic dreams.

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A woman waits in an airport, unaware her oldest friend is nearby.
God's Grace

Far from Home

Such a long trip for such a short stay

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Christmas Wrapping Paper
Work Life

Santa's Helper

The holidays were just too much work for one person alone.

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Country music superstar Reba McEntire
Music

Guideposts Classics: Reba McEntire on Embracing God's Gifts

In this story from May 1994, the popular country music artist talks about the day she almost turned her back on her singing career.

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Daryn Kagan finds a new career in positive thinking.
Positive Thinking

Daryn Kagan Moves On

What would she do after CNN?

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Coping With Grief

The Daughter of the 9/11 Pilot

Her father was one of the pilots killed on 9/11. Her grief led to a surprising discovery.

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Actress and author Debbie Reynolds
Movies and TV

Debbie Reynolds: Grandma on the Go

In memoriam: Guideposts remembers America's sweetheart for singing, dancing, and thinking positive.

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Peggy Frezon with a canine friend
Dogs

Shelter Dog Adoption Advice

Pet expert Peggy Frezon tells you what you need to know before you adopt a shelter dog.

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