Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Ruby Bridges Hall in front of WIlliam Frantz Public School
Stories of Hope

In 1960 Little Ruby Bridges Bravely Entered an All-White School

20 years ago this month she told Guideposts the story of how faith, family—and one amazing teacher—helped her overcome her fear.

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Illustration of a horse and his angel
Angels

The Angels That Protected Her Horse Farm

She had doubts about running her equine therapy business, until angels reminded her she was not alone.

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Mike Stura and his two rescue cows
Pets

This Former Trucker is Now Dedicated to Saving Farm Animals

He took a major life detour and now his New Jersey animal sanctuary cares for 240 animals—and counting.  

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Joanna McMurry with one of her cherished camels, Sybil
Pets

Life Lessons Learned From Her Pet Camels

Reluctant to accept the unusual pets at first, she soon realized they were a gift in more ways than one. 

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Illustration of an angel among flowers
Angels

A Collection of Stories of Angels in Bloom

Everything's coming up new again in this compilation of inspiring stories.

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Coyote and badger walking through a human-made structure together
Inspiring Stories

Watch the Viral Video of a Coyote and a Badger

The rare footage of the best buddies has captivated social media.

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Hamsters in a cage gathered around a plate of carrots
Pets

This Indiana Couple Rescues Small Rodents in Need of Care

The animal-loving couple share their home with 92 hamsters, 13 chinchillas, nine mice, four rats and a guinea pig.

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Ella Conrad at home with her dog
Inspiring Stories

9-Year-Old Girl Gives Up Her Birthday to Help Animals in Need

Ella Conrad has already collected hundreds of pounds of food to donate to local animal shelters.

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1917 movie poster
Movies and TV

6 Inspiring Movies to Watch This Winter

Forget about the cold weather with these heartwarming films.

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Reading about Sarah of the Bible
Answered Prayers

Sarah of the Bible: When God Makes You Laugh

An example of what can happen when we open ourselves up to God's presence. 

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