Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Lindsay Day-Walker sitting against a colorful mural on a brick wall.
Addiction and Recovery

Her Boyfriend's Addiction Made Her Feel Helpless, These Strangers Lifted Her Spirit

 After finding out her boyfriend was addicted to drugs, she felt lost and abandoned until she met these considerate strangers.

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Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries Pablo Diaz
Inspiring Stories

Wayfarers Inn: The Role of Faith

Listen as three Guideposts employees talk about the role of faith in their daily lives. Follow three life-long friends as they solve mysteries with the support of faith in Guideposts' newest fiction series, Secrets of Wayfarers Inn.

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Fred Rogers with a disabled boy on his TV series.
Movies and TV

What Mister Rogers' Best Friend Wants You to Know About Him

Rev. George Wirth shares intimate stories of the TV legend in the upcoming documentary, ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’

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Motivational Stories

Crossing to Freedom: The Marietta Stop on the Underground Railroad

Discover the real-life history of Marietta, Ohio, the setting for Guideposts new fiction series, Secrets of Wayfarers Inn.

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Woman writing a story
Inspiring Stories

How Stories Can Change the World

Guideposts is looking for some genuine, real-life storytelling!

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Mirai Nagasu at the 2018 Winter Olympics
Movies and TV

How Olympian Mirai Nagasu Fought to Make History

The figure skater reflects on her history-making performance at the Olympics and looks ahead to winning another title, on "Dancing with the Stars." 

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An illustration depicting two kindergarteners enjoying butterfly shaped cookies.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Sweet Story

These kindergarteners looked forward to hear her stories every week for a sweet treat.

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Phnesha with her daughters, Gabby (left) and Gigi
Living Longer, Living Better

A Lawyer Finds Stress Relief in Art—and Surprising Success

Living through a divorce and her father's illness, Phnesha Marchette took a walk on the beach and asked God for peace. The answer she got  made her laugh. It also changed her life.

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Veteran alcohol and drug counselor, Mary Spaulding dispels common misconceptions about addiction.
Addiction and Recovery

5 Common Misconceptions About Addiction

This longtime alcohol and drug counselor sheds new light on some widespread substance abuse myths.

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A portrait of Marcia Gay Harden in front of green scenery.
Caregiving

Marcia Gay Harden on Coping with Her Mother's Alzheimer's

All her life, her mother helped pave the way for her success. Now, as her mother battles Alzheimer's, Marcia Gay Harden offers her love and support.

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