Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Dolley Madison, the first "First Lady"
Emotional and Mental Health

The First "First Lady"

We're celebrating Women's History Month with the inspirational story of Dolley Madison, and how she inspired a nation.

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Sophy Burnham
Living With Cancer

Healed of Breast Cancer

An angelic visitor offers hope and inner peace.

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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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