Celebrity Stories

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.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver

10 Inspiring Quotes from Poet Mary Oliver

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver passed away at the age of 83 on January 17, 2019. Guideposts honors her work with some of her best poetry quotes and sayings.

Musician and comedian Victor Borge

Guideposts Classics: Victor Borge on Finding Comfort and Sanctuary

In this story from September 1985, pianist and comedian Victor Borge recalls how a quiet moment in a faraway church allowed him to honor his deceased mother.

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Sister Wendy Beckett

Guideposts Remembers Sister Wendy Beckett

Sister Wendy Beckett helped her viewers and readers gain a fuller appreciation and a deeper understanding of art.

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Working at Starbucks taught Vin about a life of service.

Former NBA All-Star Vin Baker’s Journey to Sobriety

How a job at Starbucks became a stepping stone toward his recovery from alcohol addiction.

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At Home and On the Road with Tamela and David Mann

At Home and On the Road with Tamela and David Mann

David and Tamela Mann share some words of advice to make your marriage work.

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TV host Mike Rowe and his mother, Peggy

TV's Mike Rowe and His Mother, Peggy, on Her New Memoir

Mike Rowe, host of The Discovery Channel's Somebody's Gotta Do It, and his mother, Peggy, discuss her new memoir, About My Mother: True Stories of a Horse-Crazy Daughter and Her Baseball-Obsessed Mother.

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A portrait of Denzel Washington.

The Prophecy That Foretold Denzel Washington's Path

A mysterious woman in his mother's beauty parlor had a premonition that he will never forget.

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Diana Serra Cary, during her Hollywood heyday and more recently

Silent Film Star Diana 'Baby Peggy' Serra Cary’s Long Career

She was one of the first—and the biggest—child stars in the movies. Now, she is celebrating her 100th birthday a year after publishing her first novel.

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Erin and Ben Napier, hosts of HGTV's Home Town

Erin Napier Shares How She and Husband Ben Came to Be HGTV Stars

She was a designer; he was a woodworker. Together, the hosts of Home Town stepped out in faith to shine a spotlight on Erin’s hometown of Laurel, Mississippi.

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Justin Dillon on efforts to end human trafficking

Musician Justin Dillon Answers Call to Help End Human Trafficking

The singer and activist knew he needed to do more than peform benefit concerts. What he did next surprised even him.

Popular radio personality Delilah

Delilah: Her Faith and Her Fans Support Her in Tough Times

When life presents challenges, the popular radio host turns to her faith and her listeners for strength and comfort.

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Popular radio host Delilah

Delilah on the Role of Prayer in Her Life

The popular radio host shares how prayer impacts her daily life and how her approach to prayer has evolved over the years.

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Popular radio host Delilah being photographed for her cover story in the October 2018 issue of Guideposts magazine

Behind the Scenes at Guideposts' Cover Shoot with Delilah

Here's your chance to see popular radio host Delilah being photographed for her cover story in the October 2018 issue of Guideposts magazine.

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Popular radio host Delilah

Delilah Speaks About the Impact of Guideposts on Her Life

The popular radio host shares just how important Guideposts magazine has been to her and her family.

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