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.

A portrait of Marcia Gay Harden in front of green scenery.

Marcia Gay Harden on Coping with Her Mother's Alzheimer's

All her life, her mother helped pave the way for her success. Now, as her mother battles Alzheimer's, Marcia Gay Harden offers her love and support.

Ginger Zee, ABC News chief meteorologist and TV personality

How Ginger Zee Learned to Manage Her Depression

After years of struggling with life's storms, the popular ABC News chief meteorologist and TV personality finally found the courage to face up to her crippling depression

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Kevin James with his wife, Steffiana

Kevin James' Key to Happiness

Kevin James thought he'd be happy when his dreams came true, but what happened when his dreams changed?

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Producer, actor and writer Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry Shares His Favorite Spiritual Principles

The acclaimed producer, actor and writer Tyler Perry's dreams didn't come true easily, but his faith got him through the tough times.

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Kathie Lee Gifford Today Show

Kathie Lee Gifford's New Album Is All about Finding Your Purpose

The Today show co-host's latest musical project, a retelling of the story of David and Goliath, came after a life-changing trip to the Holy Land.

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“We can never be sure of the big picture. We can only live in faith and trust,” says Ricardo, here with his wife, Jennette

Ricardo Sanchez: Did Prayers Heal His Son?

Recording artist Ricardo Sanchez's son was hospitalized. He could not have imagined how prayer, a dream, and mysterious coincidence would change his son's life.

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ESPN broadcaster Holly Rowe

Holly Rowe: How Cancer Changed Her Life

The ESPN reporter has faced challenges but found support, and prayers, from unexpected people.

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NBC News anchor Lester Holt

Lester Holt: How Family and Faith Have Influenced His Career

The respected NBC Nightly News anchor's church-going childhood continues to impact the work he was called to do.

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Actor John Corbett

John Corbett: The Importance of Saying Yes

His surprising journey from steelworker to actor, the moment that changed his life, and his movie All Saints

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Actress, singer and animal rights activist Doris Day

At 96, Doris Day Is a Passionate Advocate for Animals

After beloved entertainer Doris Day enjoyed success as a singer and an actress, she stepped out of the spotlight and turned her attention to animal rights activism.

Kristin Chenoweth with her new pup, Thunder

Kristin Chenoweth Makes a Leap of Faith in Adopting a Rescue Dog

With a solid foundation of faith and family, actress-singer Kristin Chenoweth lives by a motto she learned from her mother: "You never know, honey."

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Country music superstar Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire: The Hymns That Live in Me

The country music superstar shares songs of hope and faith that have been a part of her life ever since her girlhood days in a one-room church in Chockie, Oklahoma.

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Taraji P Henson, Guideposts Cover February 2017

'Hidden Figures' Star Taraji P. Henson on Being Fearless

Guideposts' February 2017 cover star shares how she overcame fear and failure to live her God-given purpose.

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Elizabeth, ABC "20/20" news anchor and cover star of the October 2016 Guideposts, in her office

Elizabeth Vargas: How Prayer Helped Her Overcome Anxiety, Addiction

For years the ABC "20/20" news anchor suffered secretly. Prayer gave her the strength to deal with her own struggles—and to help others in recovery.

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