Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Guideposts editors and contest winners at the 2016 Writers Workshop
Tell Us Your Story

Guideposts' Writers Workshop Contest: Is This Your Year?

Karen Jason fulfilled a lifelong dream by seeing one of her stories published in Guideposts. Enter the Guideposts Writers Workshop Contest and your dream could also come true.

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Storm Reid in "A Wrinkle In Time"
Movies and TV

'A Wrinkle in Time's 50-Year Journey to the Screen

Producer Catherine Hand shares the incredible saga of trying to get the film made and why now is the perfect time for kids to see it. 

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw in A Wrinkle in Time
Movies and TV

'A Wrinkle in Time' Star Gugu Mbatha-Raw on Finding Your Purpose

The award-winning actress says the new Disney film based on a beloved children's book has a powerful message for people of all ages. 

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An illustration of a warmly dressed mail carrier shoveling the sidewalk with envelopes under his arm.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Hey, Mr. Postman

This mail carrier's change of attiude made his customers smile.

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An illustration of loaves of banana bread stocked full in frames of orphanage houses.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Bread and Bricks

Her love for children inspired him to make a change of his own.

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An illustration of a few inspiring quotes written on a yellow and black brick wall
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Writing on the Wall

Some positive thinking quotes helped brighten up the minds of these students.

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Scott Hamilton on the TODAY Show
Sports

Olympian Scott Hamilton Wants You to 'Finish First'

Figure skater and Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton shares valuable life lessons he's learned on and off the ice in his new book. 

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Billy Graham speaking to an audience
Motivational Stories

Rev. Billy Graham's Longtime Friend Remembers Him

Billy Graham's trusted media representative, Larry Ross, shares his memories of the renowned evangelist.

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Sharon's medals from Good Samaritan Society – Bonell Community's Senior Olympics.
Living Longer, Living Better

A Gold Medal Performance

Her positive attitude helped her regain her strength and recover from a serious illness.

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Stephen Chbosky directing a scene in "Wonder"
Movies and TV

Stephen Chbosky on Making the World Better with 'Wonder'

The director and best-selling author shares how he hopes his new film can teach kids and parents lessons of kindness and acceptance. 

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