Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Kara Twomey holding Squeaker the robin in the palm of her hand.
Dogs

She Bonded With an Injured Robin

This animal rescuer learned valuable life lessons from the resilient baby bird.

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Michelle Akers and her horse
Pets

Soccer Star Michelle Akers: From Scoring Goals to Rescuing Horses

The Olympic legend finds herself on a different kind of field these days. 

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A promotional still from The Aeronauts
Movies and TV

6 Heartwarming Movies to Stream This Winter

Beat the winter blues with these uplifting films.

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Newborns dressed as Mister Rogers
Inspiring Stories

Hospital Dresses Newborns as Mister Rogers

The babies and staff, who were greeted by the late TV star’s wife, were celebrating World Kindness Day.

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Jessye Norman, Tim Conway and Rachel Held Evans
Finding Life Purpose

Guideposts Says Goodbye: Notable Deaths of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, Guideposts pauses to remember some of the inspiring individuals who left us over the past 12 months.

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Kirk Bloodsworth
Stories of Hope

A Dream Helped a Wrongfully-Convicted Prisoner Remain Hopeful

It wasn't until he was exonerated that the death row inmate would understand the dream's meaning. 

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Faith of Queen Elizabeth
Stories of Faith

The Importance of Faith to Queen Elizabeth II

A new book shares how God offers a framework for the life and work of Britain’s longest reigning monarch.

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ssica and her husband, Spencer, before the trek turned treacherous
Stories of Hope

Trapped in an Ice Cave: Would They Be Rescued in Time?

Young parents with an affinity for rock climbing and outdoor adventures lose their way in an underground cave.

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Wanda Rosseland
Stories of Hope

Wanda Rosseland's Life on a Montana Farm

In this series of videos, longtime Guideposts contributor Wanda Rosseland looks back at the many years she's spent on a Montana farm and recalls her faith and her friends helped her deal with her husband's death.

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Wanda Rosseland
Stories of Hope

Wanda Rosseland: The Angels Were Here

When Wanda Rosseland’s husband, Milton, passed away, she realized feathers were God’s way of telling her He was there.

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