Our Favorite Stories

Brighten your day and immerse yourself in the best of Guideposts' uplifting stories. We chose our favorite true stories of inspiration and hope. We found true Christian stories, as well as stories of motivation and encouragement. These stories will encourage you, move you and help you renew your enthusiasm every day.


Crystal Emery filmmaker

Inspiring Filmmaker Is Redefining What's Possible

Award-winning filmmaker Crystal Emery's muscular dystrophy has left her wheelchair-bound and without the use of her hands--but her passion for purpose is still going strong.


One of many family members is visited by a heaven sent moth

A Fluttering Sign from Heaven

In this excerpt from Guideposts' new book Mysterious Ways a family receives comfort from heaven.

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AT&T Commercial star Milana Vayntrub is helping refugees with her org Can't Do Nothing

How This AT&T Commercial Star Is Helping Refugees

You might know Milana Vayntrub as Lily from those AT&T commercials but it's her work helping refugees that's really making a difference. 

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Hillary Tumwesige (middle) with appeals lawyers

Faith Behind Bars: A Falsely Accused Child Finds Hope in God

Hillary "Henry" Tumwesige spent the last 2 years of his childhood behind bars for murders he didn't commit. Only faith in God kept him strong.

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Meredith Andrews marriage counseling

How Counseling and Faith Helped Heal Meredith Andrews' Marriage

The singer opens up about a rough season in her relationship and shares a piece of advice for other couples going through hard times. 

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Guideposts: Lawrence Anthony was a wildlife conservationist from South Africa, who adopted and rehabilitated a herd of wild elephants on his game reserve, Thula Thula, in 1999.

Elephants Remember the Man Who Saved Them

They say elephants never forget. These elephants of Thula Thula are proving that adage by celebrating the life of Lawrence Anthony, the beloved wildlife conservationist from South Africa, who adopted and rehabilitated them.

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Guideposts: Tony Pena and his canine pal, Homer

The Miracle of the Missing Maltese Terrier

The true story of how Homer, a lost six-month-old Maltese mix, restored a family’s faith

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Mara Measor, author of Naked Prayers, who fought her depression with prayer doodles.

Mara Measor: The Power of Prayer Doodles

A young woman emerges from depression with a book of prayers and drawings.

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Edward Grinnan and Millie

13 Inspiring Lessons from Millie the Dog

Enjoy these beautiful photos and life lessons from Edward Grinnan's earth angel and inspiration.

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Jacqueline Bussie

The Radical Honesty of an 'Outlaw Christian'

Jacqueline A. Bussie, PhD, author of the new book, 'Outlaw Christian' shares why her mother's Alzheimer's diagnosis made her realize it's time for Christians to be honest and break the "rules."


Antoinette Tuff

Letting God Speak Through Her

She could have run. Instead she talked, and more than 800 students were spared.

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Catherine Hubbard pets a goat in a pen.

A Sanctuary of Healing, Born of Tragedy

The mother of a Sandy Hook victim has transformed her grief into a sanctuary of love.

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An artist's rendering of Jack in heaven

To Jack in Heaven

An earth angel helps a grieving child feel that her departed dog is still with her.

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