Celebrity Stories

When celebrities have true stories of hope and inspiration to tell, they tell them to Guideposts. In these stories by celebrities, in their own words, they open up about the uplifting moments that inspire them and the challenges they’ve overcome. Celebrity stories are not about glamour and fame. Instead, they are about real people who made their dreams come true.

Barbara Eden; photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images

She’s best known for playing a 2,000-year-old genie, but Barbara Eden, who celebrated her 91st birthday on August 23, 2022, has enjoyed a rich and varied careerand she’s still going strong!

The famed adventurer and television host on facing his fears, his remote vacation hideaway and his deep respect for teachers.

In this story from January 2003, musician and author Naomi Judd recalls how faith led her to a successful career and helped her cope with a hepatitis C diagnosis.

In this story from 1948, movie legend Mary Pickford shares how the two children she adopted with her husband, actor and singer Buddy Rogers, enriched their lives.

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The singer and songwriter shares how her faith—and a particular spiritual practice—helped her get through a health crisis.

The Emmy-winning TV host and author reveals his real-life heroes, his favorite inspiring Scripture, and the hardest thing he’s ever done

In this story from November 1971, the star of the popular western TV series Cheyenne tells how his life was changed by the accident that almost killed him.

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Champion golfer Bubba Watson’s success on the PGA tour was nearly overshadowed by a lifelong disorder.

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The golf superstar and two-time Masters champion discusses the role that the Bible plays in his life and career and shares key lessons his parents taught him.

As 2021 comes to a close, Guideposts pauses to remember some of the inspiring individuals who left us this past year. 

As a teen, the award-winning actress and singer wanted Gloria Vanderbilt jeans, but the gift she received instead proved to be much more meaningful.

The award-winning singer and actress shares favorite Christmas memories and reveals how she came to love Guideposts magazine.

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In this series of videos, the former NFL player, motivational speaker and author of The Greatest You gets real about his faith, his failures and how he tapped both to discover his life’s purpose. 

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