Inspirational Stories

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

One Student's Faith in 1960

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we're sharing an inspiring story of strength during school integration.

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An artist's rendering of Pauline in the cemetary
Emotional and Mental Health

At Home on Memorial Day

A woman discovers a kinship with a town she never thought she'd connected to.

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Guideposts: A welcome mat at a house's front door
God's Grace

A Thanksgiving Feast of Hope

Mrs. Mellow's dinner was the hope these homeless men needed.

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Work Life

"Miss" Soccer Coach

An inspiring story about one determined Staten Island teacher

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It Takes a Team to Win

The inspiring story behind the Tampa Bay Rays' journey to the playoffs

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Memorial Day Heroes and their inspiring stories
Military Families

Memorial Day: A Time for Heroes

In this Guideposts classic story, a teenager learns the importance of Memorial Day.

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Clasped hands in a hospital room: evidence of the healing power of prayer
Power of Prayer

Healing Prayer Brought a Miracle

A woman dying of liver failure is miraculously resurrected by the power of prayer.

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Thomas Kinkade with one of his paintings
Finding Life Purpose

Seeker of Faith, Painter of Light

In Memoriam: A Guideposts classic story by artist Thomas Kinkade, who died on Good Friday 2012.

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George Dawson
Finding Life Purpose

Never Too Late to Learn

One man had to overcome his pride before he could overcome a lifelong obstacle.

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Ron Santo, during his playing days with the Cubs

Ron Santo's Secret on the Field

His inspiring story about sharing the truth with his teammates

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