Inspirational Stories

Reader’s Digest has the stories to lift your spirits and fill you with hope in your darkest moments. We’ve promised to be a source of joy, and these stories deliver. From everyday heros to reunited long-lost siblings, we’ve got the stories to inspire you.

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27 Amazing Miracles in Real Life

From simple everyday joys to amazing new leases on life, readers share their most poignant moments of joy.

The Greatest Gift This Dad Ever Gave His Daughter Will Definitely Make You Cry

One woman's father's fondest expressions of love flowed not from his words, but from his hands.


5 Stories That Celebrate the Spirit of Giving

Ten-year-old Riley Christensen and her mother, Lynn, were huddled in front of the family computer, checking out models and prices...