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.

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.

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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Actor Courtney B. Vance

Courtney B. Vance Relies on Faith, Family in Caring for Mother

All her life, his mom had been a helper. Now she was growing helpless, but actor Courtney B. Vance rose to the challenge.

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Misty Copeland, the first female African-American principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre

Misty Copeland: Made to Dance

In the February 2016 issue of Guideposts, cover star Misty Copeland shares her inspiring journey to become the first black principal ballerina in American Ballet Theatre's 75-year history.

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Today show coanchor Savannah Guthrie

Savannah Guthrie: Holding Fast to Faith

The more challenges Today show coanchor Savannah Guthrie faced—as a lawyer, news anchor and new mom—the more she turned to Scripture for inspiration and hope.

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Guideposts: Actor Gary Sinise says everyone can be a resource for our troops and their families

Gary Sinise on Giving Back to Veterans

Acclaimed actor Gary Sinise, who devotes much of his time and energy to supporting the men and women of the military, explains how you can do the same in your own community.

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Comedian Jim Gaffigan takes inspiration from his wife and five children

Jim Gaffigan: Stand-Up Dad

For this popular comedian, fatherhood is the funniest and most inspiring job in the world...and the most humbling.

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