Inspirational Stories

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

Actress Olivia de Havilland
Movies and TV

Happy 101st Birthday, Olivia de Havilland!

After more than a century lived in and out of the spotlight, the Oscar-winning actress is still going strong, serving as an inspiration to millions around the world.

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Aspire to inspire others
Inspiring Stories

Aspire to Inspire Others

Your personal experience and story may touch one person–or even thousands.

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Proud American Karen Jason
Answered Prayers

Proud to Be an American: A New Citizen Celebrates Her Adopted Country

An immigrant from India wondered if she and her family were doing the right thing by committing to American citizenship. Would her prayer for assurance be answered?

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Steven conducts the Patriotic Brass Ensemble
Motivational Stories

He Plays Patriotic Music to Pay Tribute to Military Veterans

A horn-playing graduate of the Manhattan School of Music devotes his time and energy to a brass ensemble that plays patriotic songs for veterans.

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Music legend Glen Campbell

Glen Campbell's Touching Final Album, 'Adiós'

Music legend Glen Campbell, who passed away on August 8, 2017, has gone silent, but his final album is a beautiful parting gift from a multitalented performer.

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Actor James Earl Jones
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: James Earl Jones on the Importance of Mentoring

In this story from 1993, actor James Earl Jones pays tribute to the teacher who helped him find his voice as an actor.

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Vietnam vet William “Tommy” Taylor and his new friends, Jacob and Jordan
People Helping People

Vietnam Vet Says, 'Thank You for Saying Thank You'

Michigan school children embrace a veteran—and he embraces them right back.

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Longtime Daily Guideposts contributor Brian Doyle
Devotions for Men

A Member of the Family: Remembering Brian Doyle

Mark Collins offers a heartfelt tribute to his fellow Daily Guideposts contributor Brian Doyle, who passed away on May 27, 2017.

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Dreaming big with God's help
Motivational Stories

Don't Give Up on Your Big Dreams

Hard work and blessings on a writer’s journey.

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Senior Athletes Running
Living Longer, Living Better

Why You Should Cheer for These Senior Athletes

The 2017 National Senior Games are bringing the spotlight to some of the world's oldest and most inspiring athletes. 

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