Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Sophy Burnham
Living With Cancer

Healed of Breast Cancer

An angelic visitor offers hope and inner peace.

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Guideposts Classics: Peggy Fleming's Toughest Competition
Emotional and Mental Health

Guideposts Classics: Peggy Fleming's Toughest Competition

In this story from December 1969, Olympic figure skating champion Peggy Fleming shares a lesson she learned the hard way.

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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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Inspiring Stories


The Guideposts editor-in-chief recalls fond memories of his introduction to the inspirational company.

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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

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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What I Learned in Nashville

The Guideposts books editor-in-chief shares her experience at the Nashville sales conference.

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Motivational Stories

The Unlikely Patriarch

The Guideposts editor-in-chief remembers Ted Kennedy.

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