Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
An illustration of a 'Thank You' card in an envelope adorned with white lilies and a cross.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: 40 Blessings

She counted her blessings for each person in her life.

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An illustration of a woman and her dog taking a brisk walk to gather up garbage.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: In the Bag

She decided to clean up the wildnerness for Lent.

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A happy woman gets hugs from her friends at a dimly lit restaurant
Power of Prayer

The Power of a Healing Hug

You never know when and how God will surprise you.

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Dr. Edward Crosby's green care package containing gum, tissues, nail clippers, and lip balm.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Care Package

This special box offered hope, love and encouragement.

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Edith's poster featuring highlights from her life as a Rockette.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Chart-a-Life

She created a project that became special to caregivers and patients alike.

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A male veteran kneeling down and embracing a dog while a female veteran stands up and holds a cat in her arms.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Pets for Patriots

This nonprofit helps veterans find a feline in need.

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Inspiring Films of 2017
Movies and TV

The 11 Most Inspirational Films Of 2017

Here are some of the most powerful, positive films of 2017.

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Mail carrier Lisa Sweeney by her mail truck
Caregiving

A Mail Carrier's Instincts Save a Life and Start a Friendship

This mail carrier noticed something wasn't right at one of the homes on her route. Her quick action made all the difference.

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Helen Keller's profound faith
Finding Life Purpose

Helen Keller’s Profound Faith

If we look beyond our own needs and desires and focus on how we can share our gifts, gratification will come to others and to ourselves.

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Edie and Paloma travel from Calamajué to Arroyo San Francisquito
Healing

A Cancer Patient's Trek Along the California Mission Trail

Cancer patient Edie Littlefield Sundby set an unusual goal for herself: To walk the entire 800 miles of the California Mission Trail, visiting the state's 21 historic missions along the way.

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