When celebrities have true stories of hope and inspiration to tell, they tell them to Guideposts. In these stories by celebrities, in their own words, they open up about the uplifting moments that inspire them and the challenges they've overcome. Celebrity stories are not about glamour and fame. Instead, they are about real people who made their dreams come true.
In this story from August 1989, actress Beverly Garland shares a quote that taught her the importance of faith and self-assurance.
The Tony Award-winning actress reveals that her faith was strengthened by portraying the heroic abolitionist in the biopic Harriet.Continue reading
In this story from June 1988, the Oscar-winning actor reminds us that our actions can, even when we don't know it, touch the lives of others.Continue reading
In this story from January 1996, the actress and television personality discusses the role her faith plays in her life and career.Continue reading
When he didn't achieve his NFL dreams, he had to forge a new path to success and contentment—helping others in the process.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
In this story from July 1998, singer Gloria Gaynor shares how, though she had achieved great success in her career, there was something missing until she learned who Jesus really was.
In the story from April 1963, TV's Perry Mason shares with Elaine St. Johns how, despite his busy schedule, he always found time and energy to help others.Continue reading
In this story from March 1975, basketball legend John Havlicek shares how he came to understand the value of putting team goals ahead of individual success.Continue reading
The Today show weatherman and co-host shares the joys and lessons he's learned from his son, Nick.Continue reading