Inspiration

Author and motivational speaker Trent Shelton
Motivational Stories

Trent Shelton on the Secret to True Wellness

In this series of videos, the former NFL player, motivational speaker and author of The Greatest You gets real about his faith, his failures and how he tapped both to discover his life's purpose. 

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Finding meaning in grief
Coping With Grief

How to Use Personal Hardships to Help Others

When we face adversity, we have a choice. We can give up or turn our situation into something meaningful.

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A scene from the Atlantic Theatre Company's production of 'The Secret Life of Bees'
Music

How Worship Comes Alive in ‘The Secret Life of Bees’ Musical

Inspiration springs from the stage in the new show based on Sue Monk Kidd’s best-selling novel.

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Lee Iacocca in 1984
Stories of Hope

Guideposts Classics: Lee Iacocca on the Blessings of Freedom

In this story from September 1985, Lee Iacocca, bestselling author and former chairman of both the Ford Motor Company and the Chrysler Corporation, recalls how his immigrant parents survived tough times through hard work and faith.

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What a succulent plant can teach you
Managing Life Changes

How One Plant Inspires a Garden of Life Lessons

Succulents are easy to care for—and to propagate. Starting new plants from older ones is both a satisfying and inspiring project.

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Pray a word of the day
How to Pray

Pray a Word-of-the-Day

A fun and helpful new way to pray.

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Actress Olivia de Havilland
Living Longer, Living Better

Happy 103rd Birthday, Dame 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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From Deborah's icon depiction of The Annunciation
Stories of Faith

She Found God's Word in Religious Icons

This artist shares the beauty of iconography and how it helped her regain her faith.

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The power of Flag Day
Inspiring Stories

Flag Day and the Power of a Symbol

When we let a symbol stand for something, we honor the better parts of our human nature.

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Addiction and church
Addiction and Recovery

How to Respond When Addiction Comes to Church

Church should be a place of healing for those struggling with addiction.  

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