Inspirational Stories

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

A young mother reading a bedtime story to her daughter.
Adult Children

In Praise of Those Who Mother

Mother's Day isn't exclusively to mothers, but to those who are proactive in the responsibility of "mothering".

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Actress Esther Rolle, star of the popular 1970s sitcom Good Times
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Esther Rolle on the Healing Power of God's Love

In this story from September 1981, the star of the popular 1970s sitcom "Good Times" recalls when her prayers were answered by a wondrous display of God's love—right in her own backyard.

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Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen at an Hilarity for Charity event
Caregiver Burnout

Hilarity for Charity and Home Instead Senior Care Grant Program Helps Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen, founders of Hilarity for Charity, are giving back in a special way, teaming with the Home Instead Senior Care Network to provide in-home care grants to Alzheimer's caregivers.

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The bride and groom shared a special dance.
Motivational Stories

Paralyzed Vet Finds a Way to Stand for Wedding Dance

This paralyzed Air Force veteran wanted to make a lasting impression to the love of his life on their wedding day with a romantic dance.

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The joy and light of faith

Morning Miracle of Light

How faith lights up the world with joy and comfort each day

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An animal lover helps a pigeon with her nest
Inspiring Stories

A Pigeon Picks the Perfect Person

An animal lover supports a resourceful pigeon in starting her family.

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San Fernando High School girls around their invention
People Helping People

High School Girls Develop a Solar Powered Shelter for the Homeless

An all-female high school engineering team invents an eco-friendly haven for the homeless in Los Angeles.

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Evans and Whitten lay on clouds in their rainbow babies photo shoot
Stories of Hope

These Rainbow Babies Inspire in Adorable Photo Shoot

After losing their third child, this couple receives a blessing of hope after receiving two rainbow babies. 

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The power of dream
Motivational Stories

A Boy’s Big Dream Comes True

TV executive Sam Haskell shares his story of not giving up on a boyhood hope.

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Actress Ann-Margret
Movies and TV

Throwback Thursday: Ann-Margret on Placing Trust in God

In this story from September 2005, actress Ann-Margret shares how an accident she suffered onstage taught her to have faith that He was watching over her.

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