Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Maria Rose Belding
People Helping People

The Inspiration Behind This Online Food Pantry Database

Maria Rose Belding talks about the connection between her faith and her passion for feeding people.

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George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman in 1917
Movies and TV

'1917': The True Story Behind This World War I Drama

Director Sam Mendes shares how his grandfather inspired the critically acclaimed film.

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Paul Blom attends the University of Cincinnati's commencement ceremony
Motivational Stories

94-Year-Old WWII Veteran Finally Gets His College Degree

Paul Blom returned to school 73 years after he first enrolled.

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Alex Trebek
Inspiring Stories

Love Continues to Pour in for Alex Trebek After Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

The beloved game show host says even Watson, the IBM computer, sent him well wishes.

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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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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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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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