Motivational Stories

If you are feeling less than inspired, motivational stories will help restore your positive outlook and get your attitude back on track.
Colleen Kelly Alexander
Inspiring Stories

Inspiring Stories from People Like Us

Some true stories of faith in action told by real people like you.

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Graduation
Life Advice

A Teacher's Graduation Gift

Inspiring students to connect with others, to listen, to inquire and to put humanity at the forefront as they begin the rest of their lives

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Weathering life's storms
Life Advice

The Good Things in Life's Storms

Just as in nature, a strong wind and rain can get rid of the debris in our lives and bring us closer to God.

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Watching tv
Motivational Stories

Whose Voice Are You Listening To?

Despite the barrage of messages we get each day about our worth, it’s God who truly knows what we can deliver.

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Gardening
Positive Living

3 Ways to Set Your Day Up for Success

Just as gardeners nurture the soil around their plants, we can encourage ourselves to make each day fertile and lush.

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Phnesha with her daughters, Gabby (left) and Gigi
Living Longer, Living Better

A Lawyer Finds Stress Relief in Art—and Surprising Success

Living through a divorce and her father's illness, Phnesha Marchette took a walk on the beach and asked God for peace. The answer she got  made her laugh. It also changed her life.

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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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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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The feet of a group of long-distance runners
Living Longer, Living Better

5 Lessons of Long-Distance Running

If you've been tempted to adopt a more active lifestyle, here, courtesy of an ultra-marathoner, are five benefits of long-distance running.

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Mario mentors Lisa during one of her training sessions.
Living Longer, Living Better

Super Mario: The Running Coach Who Bolstered Her Faith

She'd long dreamed of running a marathon, but never believed she could achieve that goal—until a fellow runner showed her what she was truly capable of.

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