Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Baby Kyle in the car
Pets

Meet a Real-Life Father Goose

He rescued an abandoned Canada gosling six years ago and they've been together since.

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Genelle Guzman-McMillan
God's Grace

She Was the Last One Rescued from the World Trade Center

In a story we first published in May 2002, this survivor credits God with her miraculous rescue from the rubble following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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Answered prayer for a mom's battle with Covid-19
Answered Prayers

An Answered Prayer in a Pandemic

A family and a church community pull a desperately ill mom through Covid-19.

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Sandy Blair, founder of Operation WEBS
People Helping People

Sandy Blair on Helping Military Women Transition to Civilian Life

After experiencing her own struggles in transitioning away from the military, she came up with a way to help other women have an easier time of it.

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Bronson the Cat
Cats

This Cat’s Weight Loss Journey Is Captivating the Internet

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

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A woman reading a book in a hammock.
Books

16 Exciting and Inspiring Books to Read During Your Staycation

Just because you’re staying home this summer doesn’t mean you can’t go on a page-turning adventure.

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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
Exercise

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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