Inspirational Stories

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

Ron Santo's Secret on the Field

His inspiring story about sharing the truth with his teammates

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Nurse Nonna Bullock had hope and faith after Katrina
Finding Life Purpose

A Nurse's Faith Following Katrina

After Katrina, this nurse couldn't stop thinking about New Orleans. Her hope and faith is what brought her there to help.

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Sports

Torii Hunter's Baseball Dream

The Angels center fielder tells his inspiring story of overcoming harship to live his dream.

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Claire Guthrie, her son Michael and dog Rosie
Dogs

Rosie, Dog of Hope

How a chocolate Lab healed a child who couldn't speak.

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Kathryn Slattery and her father
Family

My Father's Flag

Flag Day is close to Father's Day, reminding me of Dad's values.

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Gayla Ross (here on her Ridley) is more adventurous now.
Living With Cancer

Living with Cancer: A Message for Survivors

This motivational story from one breast cancer patient truly inspires

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Joyce stands surrounded by her students in a classroom
Power of Prayer

Teacher's Daily Prayer

It took a little bit of hope and faith for a teacher to get through to her students.

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A quintet of Little Leaguers watch the action on the field
Special Needs Children

Miracle League

The inspiring story behind this special program

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