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 March 1975, basketball legend John Havlicek shares how he came to understand the value of putting team goals ahead of individual success.
In this story from November 2003, sports announcer Joe Buck recalls how a shared love of baseball allowed him to grow closer to his father, Hall of Fame baseball announcer Jack Buck, in Jack's final years.Continue reading
Chrissy Metz, star of This Is Us and the new motion picture, Breakthrough, talks about the role that faith and prayer play in her life and the importance of being kind.Continue reading
In this story from March 1954, contralto Marian Anderson shares how she came to doubt her great gifts as a singer, only to see her love for music restored by prayer.Continue reading
In our exclusive video, long-distance runner Meb Keflezighi talks about what he's learned from competing in 26 marathons.Continue reading
The two performers look back at how they've made it through the good times and bad in a marriage that is still thriving after 30 years.Continue reading
In this story from May 1975, baseball legend Frank Robinson shares how the managers he played for prepared him to be the major leagues' first African-American manager.Continue reading
The Today show weatherman and co-host shares the joys and lessons he's learned from his son, Nick.
The singer and activist knew he needed to do more than peform benefit concerts. What he did next surprised even him.Continue reading
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.Continue reading