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 December 1963, the Oscar winner recalls a wartime Christmas Eve when his practice of praying before turning in for the night proved an inspiration to his fellow soldiers.
In this story from September 1972, the country music legend shares a lesson from his father about recognizing the good in people—and in himself.Continue reading
In this story from April 1956, the popular film star shares how becoming a father reminded him of the importance of regular church attendance.Continue reading
The DIY home improvement expert studied acting and music. But ultimately God led her back to the life that had first started with her church youth group.Continue reading
The beloved singer, actress and philanthropist is launching an online series where she reads children's books for all to enjoy.Continue reading
In this story from April 1953, the Academy Award-nominated actress shares how an answered prayer helped her portray a role she found daunting: the Virgin Mary.Continue reading
The actor’s foundation hosts several programs and builds specially adapted homes for wounded soldiers.Continue reading
In this story from January 1967, actor Neil Hamilton, then starring as Commissioner Gordon on the popular TV series Batman, tells of a dramatic crossroad in his life.Continue reading