Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Kathryn Slattery and her father

My Father's Flag

Flag Day is close to Father's Day, reminding me of Dad's values.

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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
How to Pray

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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Inspiring Stories


Guideposts editor-in-chief, Edward Grinnan explains how everyone has a story to tell.

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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.

Princess Micah

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

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Karen with husband Don and dog Toby in Tennessee; Photo credit: Michael A. Schwarz

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

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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How to Be a Friend to a Caregiver
Advice for Caregivers

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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