Inspirational Stories

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

Angel who healed her worry

The Angel That Eased Her Worries

She had a lot on her mind and asked God to ease her worries. The response was rapid.

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Joe conducts a preflight check of a Cessna 172.
Living Longer, Living Better

How One Man Found Purpose After Retirement

Joe Morris couldn't wait to retire. But when his post-retirement plans fell through, he floundered. Until he got the chance to fly. 

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Edward Grinnan and Gracie at the Good Morning America studios
Movies and TV

Edward Grinnan Tells GMA About the Dogs Who Changed His Life

In a moving interview, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief and Good Morning America host Robin Roberts talk about the dogs they've loved.

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Encourage someone this Lent.
Motivational Stories

Encourage Someone for Lent

How a timely smile keeps a tired jogger going each morning

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teens from different racial backgrounds gardening together, smiling
People Helping People

At-Risk Teens Grow Hope in Community Garden

Here's how Project L.I.F.T.'s inspiring after school program helps these teens prepare for a better future.

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A gym lock and a mystery.

The 'Mysterious Ways' in My Quest for a Gym Lock

What are the chances my friend would call with exactly what I needed, right on time?

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Healing and love
Inspiring Stories

Love and Healing

For every moment of pain in my life there have been many more corresponding moments of kindness and compassion.

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How coins in a fountain can connect you to something larger.
Inspiring Stories

Can a ‘Wishing Well’ Connect Us With a Higher Power?

Tossing coins in a fountain forms a deeper spiritual connection, writes Mysterious Ways assistant editor Dan Hoffman.

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A warm welcome at the American Bible Society
Stories of Faith

Finding God’s Grace at the American Bible Society

A warm welcome and celebration of the Peale legacy at the new headquarters in Philadelphia

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Feeling lost? Turn to the Bible.
Bible Resources

Where to Turn When You’re Lost

The best resource for directions in life? The Bible.

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