Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
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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A three-year-old Snow White make some seniors very happy on Halloween.
Angels

Princess Micah

A 3-year-old becomes a true fairy princess.

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Karen Kingsbury and her family
Children

Karen Kingsbury Grows Her Family with Haitian Adoptions

She took one look at them and knew they were meant to come home with her.

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Russell Martin Jr., with his dad who played the national anthem at Dodger Stadium, Guideposts
Sports

Russell Martin, Jr. Celebrates His Dad, the Saxophone Man

Russell Martin, Jr.'s motivational story about working hard to succeed—just like his father.

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Woman on the Phone
Caregiving

How to Be a Friend to a Caregiver

Helpful advice on what to say and do when a caregiver is going through a difficult time.

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Beautiful bouquet of red roses
Work Life

Did Someone Order Roses?

I'd prayed for a sign that I should take the new job.

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An older man greets his caregiver with a smile and a handshake.
Aging Parents

The Making of a Caregiver

Helping others make this retiree discover personal success.

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Celebrity chef, author and television personality Rachael Ray
Positive Living

Guideposts Classics: Rachael Ray's 7 Tips for Great Cooking—and Personal Happiness

In this story from August 2004, the popular celebrity chef offers her secrets to a 30-minute meal and a happy life

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