Olympics

The Olympics inspire, excite, and impress us as we meet athletes who have worked for years to reach the most respected games in the world.
Mirai Nagasu at the 2018 Winter Olympics
Movies and TV

How Olympian Mirai Nagasu Fought to Make History

The figure skater reflects on her history-making performance at the Olympics and looks ahead to winning another title, on "Dancing with the Stars." 

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Winter Olympians
Sports

Meet 8 Inspiring Winter Olympians Representing Team USA

Before the Games begin, we're highlighting eight men and women whose personal journeys to a potential place on the podium are a testament to the strength of the human spirit and the beauty of the American dream.

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Gymnast Cathy Rigby
Sports

Guideposts Classics: Cathy Rigby on Overcoming Setbacks

In this story from June 1977, former Olympic gymnast Cathy Rigby shares how a lesson her mother taught her helped her deal with the vicissitudes of athletics—and of life.

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Refugee Olympic Team
Sports

The Inspiring Story of the Olympic Refugee Team

For the first time in history, the Olympics will have a team of refugees. Here's their inspiring story.

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Joanna Kovacs and her son, Joe, near the beach at Chula Vista, California, where Joe trained for the Olympic Trials
Sports

Rio 2016: A Mother's Pride in Her Olympian Son

Joanna Kovacs was mother, father and even coach to her shot-putting son, Joe. And now that he's made the U.S. Olympics squad, she'll be cheering him on from the stands in Rio de Janeiro.

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Joe Kovacs, who will represent the USA in the Rip Olympics in the shot put competition
Sports

Rio 2016: Joe Kovacs’ Olympic Journey

Joanna Kovacs' son, Joe, will be throwing the shot put for the U.S. in the 2016 Olympic Games. As an athlete and a single mom, Joanna was mother, father and even coach to Joe throughout his accomplished career.

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Inspiring US Athletes Headed To Rio
Sports

Rio 2016: Inspiring Olympic Athletes Representing The U.S.A

We've rounded up some of the most inspiring athletes on team U.S.A. to talk to them about their Olympic hopes, love of sports and the incredible obstacles they overcame in order to make their dreams come true.

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Sprinter celebrating victory. Photo Pete Saloutos, Thinkstock.
Positive Thinking

The Capacity for Greatness

How do we recognize the greatness within ourselves and put it into practice?

 

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A sign on Christmas Eve. Photo by Sergiy Tryapitsyn, Thinkstock.
God's Grace

A Sign on Christmas Eve

For a doubting Thomas widower, the message from his late wife was unmistakable.

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Louis Zamperini and Angelina Jolie
Movies and TV

A Life 'Unbroken'

The children of Louis Zamperini share why their father's story is one of faith and redemption.

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