Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
The Goonies film (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Movies and TV

10 Must-See Travel and Adventure Movies 

These popular movies—both new releases and classics—will inspire you to plan your next adventure. 

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Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix
Inspiring Stories

4 Inspiring Female Athletes Competing in the Tokyo Olympics

As the 2021 Tokyo Olympics kicks off, these talented athletes are serving as inspiration both on and off the field. 

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This 75-Year-Old Fitness Influencer Has the Secret to Aging Well
Exercise

This 75-Year-Old Fitness Influencer Has the Secret to Aging Well

Joan MacDonald’s holistic approach to aging well is one we all can follow. 

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Heavy metal barbell on the floor
Exercise

Inspiring 78-Year-Old Grandmother Sets Lifting World Record

The powerlifting champion hopes to encourage others to get active, no matter their age. 

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Elizabeth Sherrill with her husband, John (photo by Shawn G. Henry)
Stories of Faith

10 Inspiring Articles and Books by Elizabeth Sherrill

Dive into the remarkable faith-filled stories of the beloved Guideposts writer.

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Keelie and her dog, Darla
Dogs

How a Dog and a Hopeless Addict Helped Each Other Find New Purpose

Darla was the worst dog in the prison’s program. Keelie was an addict with no future. They both needed a second chance. 

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Joan MacDonald; photo courtesy Joan MacDonald
Exercise

Fitness Ready: Know Your Body, Stretch Your Limits

Joan MacDonald, the 75-year-old fitness guru, tells us how to kickstart a workout routine and stick to it.

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Exercise Guru Joan MacDonald, the 75-Year-Old Influencer
Exercise

Meet Joan MacDonald, the 75-Year-Old Influencer Proving Fitness Can Happen at Any Age

She shares her road to living a healthier life and how others can too. 

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Ed Attanasio holding his Post-It artwork
Pets

Artist—and Stroke Survivor—Launches Pet Drawing Project to Support Animal Shelters

In one year, the campaign has gathered about $100,000 in donations.

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Edward Grinnan, Guideposts Editor in Chief
Inspiring Stories

Guideposts Readers: Our Biggest Blessing and Inspiration

How your outpouring of care and support helps us make the world a better place through hope, faith and prayer.

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