Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Bronson the Cat
Cats

This Cat’s Weight Loss Journey is Captivating the Internet

The hefty feline has shed over 20 percent of his body weight.

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Stu Reininger
Inspiring Stories

Stu Reininger on a Life Spent at Sea

A lifelong seaman who also spends time in the mountains discusses how the two environments inspire him in different ways.

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Bike shop
Inspiring Stories

102-Year-Old Bike Shop is Popular Again as Bicycle Sales Surge During Pandemic

The New York staple is one of the oldest bike stores in the U.S.

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Little Rock Nine entering Central High School
Power of Prayer

Courage Is Fear That Has Said Its Prayers

A son remembers his father’s trust in God on a fateful day in 1957.

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Alex Trebek
People Helping People

Alex Trebek Donates $500K to Faith-Based Non-Profit for Homeless Seniors

The award-winning television host’s contribution will go toward the construction of Hope of the Valley’s next homeless shelter.

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Siphiwe Baleka
Exercise

This Truck Driver Got Fit and Then Got Busy Helping Other Truckers

When he saw his fitness rapidly fading, this former Ivy League athlete resolved to do something about it.

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Walt Disney
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Walt Disney on Divine Inspiration

In this story from June 1949, the beloved filmmaker shares how his faith informed his life and career.

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The Statue of Liberty in New York harbor
Stories of Hope

His Perseverance Paid Off in a Gift to the American People

In this story from July 1986, Richard Schneider celebrates Kenneth Lynch, a craftsman who helped to restore the Statue of Liberty.

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Man wrapping tulips
Inspiring Stories

5 Ways People Are Using Their Creativity to Get Through Tough Times

If there’s one good thing to come out of this pandemic, it’s a boost in creativity. 

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A woman composes her story for the Guideposts Writers Workshop contest
Tell Us Your Story

An Important 'Guideposts Writers Workshop Contest' Announcement

As the entry deadline approaches, here's some new key information you'll want to know.

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