Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
An artist's rendering of Pauline in the cemetary
Emotional and Mental Health

At Home on Memorial Day

A woman discovers a kinship with a town she never thought she'd connected to.

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Guideposts: A welcome mat at a house's front door
God's Grace

A Thanksgiving Feast of Hope

Mrs. Mellow's dinner was the hope these homeless men needed.

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It Takes a Team to Win

The inspiring story behind the Tampa Bay Rays' journey to the playoffs

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A coach addresses the players on her soccer team
Work Life

"Miss" Soccer Coach

An inspiring story about one determined Staten Island teacher

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Memorial Day Heroes and their inspiring stories
Military Families

Memorial Day: A Time for Heroes

In this Guideposts classic story, a teenager learns the importance of Memorial Day.

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Clasped hands in a hospital room: evidence of the healing power of prayer
True Stories of Answered Prayer

Healing Prayer Brought a Miracle

A woman dying of liver failure is miraculously resurrected by the power of prayer.

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Thomas Kinkade with one of his paintings
Finding Life Purpose

Seeker of Faith, Painter of Light

In Memoriam: A Guideposts classic story by artist Thomas Kinkade, who died on Good Friday 2012.

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George Dawson
Finding Life Purpose

Never Too Late to Learn

One man had to overcome his pride before he could overcome a lifelong obstacle.

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Ron Santo, during his playing days with the Cubs

Ron Santo's Secret on the Field

His inspiring story about sharing the truth with his teammates

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Motivational Stories

Workshop Blues?

The Guideposts editor-in-chief explains the writer's workshop.

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