Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
A Love Story for the Ages
Movies and TV

A Love Story for the Ages

Watch the inspiring story of two adults with Down syndrome who fell in love and got married.

Continue Reading
Carol Burnett
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Carol Burnett on Secret Kindness

In this story from October 1977, the beloved actress and comedienne shares the story of a mysterious stranger who helped kickstart her career.

Continue Reading
Motivational Stories

Inspired Adventures: Reconnecting with My Youth

Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan reconnects with the inspired adventures of his youth.

Continue Reading
Positive Thinking

Is There a Positive Side to ADD?

I wonder if more of us are showing the symptoms of ADD because modern life encourages, even demands, those traits.

Continue Reading
The Shofar (ram's horn) is blown during services on Yom Kippur.
Holiday Prayers

Fasting for Yom Kippur

Lesson learned from the Jewish Day of Atonement

Continue Reading
close-up of a vibrant green parrot
Emotional and Mental Health

The Parrots of January

What would cure my post-holiday blues? Bright green birds...

Continue Reading
Stories of Hope

9/11: Nine Years Later

I still wonder if we have understood that our best defense against evil is what the New Testament asks, no, requires of us: understanding, acceptance and love.

Continue Reading
Books

New Upcoming Books and Stories

The stories are all different—very different.

Continue Reading
A lavender rose
Life After Death

Messages from the Afterlife: St. Stephen's Angel

Little did they know that they were visited by an angel who bore a message from heaven.

Continue Reading
Kelee Katillac meets the Grady family for the first time.
People Helping People

Miracle Makeover: Charlie's Room

In this series, Kelee Katillac demonstrates how transforming a room into a healing space can bring hope into a home impacted by cancer.

Continue Reading