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.

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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.

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Motivational Stories

Inspired Adventures: Reconnecting with My Youth

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

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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.

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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

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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...

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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.

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New Upcoming Books and Stories

The stories are all different—very different.

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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.

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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.

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