Inspirational Stories

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

Jeff Bauman with Jake Gyllenhaal at a Boston Red Sox game
Movies and TV

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor on the Story behind 'Stronger'

Jeff Bauman shares his story of recovery and hope following the tragedy and how he felt seeing his life played out on screen. 

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Aaron Judge singles in the first inning of a game at Yankee Stadium in September 2016
Sports

For Yankees Slugger Aaron Judge, Faith and Family Come First

The right fielder, who hit more home runs in his rookie season than any player in history, relies on faith and family to help him remain humble.

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Frida the rescue dog pictured in early September.
Service Animals

Frida the Rescue Dog Saved Lives in Mexico City

This canine went on a mission to find others in the destructive Mexico earthquake.

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An artist's rendering of Shirley's heart-shaped cakes
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Hearts for History

A woman uses her baking skills to help fund a sprucing-up of her community's historic cemetary.

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An artist's rendering of a mature woman allowing a young woman in a hurry to go ahead of her at the grocery checkout
People Helping People

Someone Cares: After You!

A retiree who's in no rush discovers a simple way to make life a bit easier for those who are feeling harried.

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Andrew and Christy learned from each other
America’s Angels

Asperger’s Syndrome: How One Young Man Developed His Independence

A retired middle school teacher helped transform the life of a young man with Asperger's 

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Bestselling author, motivational speaker and life coach Mastin Kipp
God's Grace

Mastin Kipp on Embracing Life's Divine Storms

The bestselling author and functional life coach shares how a series of events that rattled him to the core proved to be the best thing that could happen to him.

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An artist's rendering of her mother's hand reaching for Debbie's ankle
God's Grace

Mother Knows Best: A Visit from Mom Put Her Back on Track

Entangled in a series of troubled relationships, she didn't know where to turn—until a surprise visit from her mother pointed her in the right direction.

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2017 Emmy Nominations
Movies and TV

6 Great Shows Honored at the 2017 Emmys

The 69th Annual Emmy Awards are over and the golden statues have already been passed out, but that doesn't mean you should sleep on some of the shows nominated this year.

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ubans recover their belongings after the passage of Hurricane Irma
People Helping People

Hurricane Irma: Inspiring Stories of People Helping People

Through tragedy and devastation, these people came together to help total strangers in need.

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