Inspirational Stories

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Being Homeless For 2 Yrs Of College Was The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Me

By Christina on June 18, 2019 / 92 views

By Christina on June 18, 2019 / 92 views

I grew up 3 hours outside of Pittsburgh, PA with my mother and 3 younger siblings.My mom was a single mother and worked a minimum wage job, so we never had much, but that was ok, we made ends meet anyhow. Freshman year of HS I got a job at a local bakery and immediately started saving money for college,to help out around the house, and to buy myself a car. Junior year of high school I bought a 2002...

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He Texts Me At 8:36 Every Morning

By A Friend on June 18, 2019 / 124 views

By A Friend on June 18, 2019 / 124 views

My boyfriend works a typical 8 to 5 job, Monday thru Friday. He's always the first to text good morning because I usually sleep in. I've noticed that everyday that he's at work, at exactly 8:36am, he texts me a sweet good morning message. The first two days that I noticed, I thought it was just coincidence, but then for the next week, it was the same thing at 8:36am. Now I didn't want to just...

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Graduation Announcement Response

By A Friend on June 12, 2019 / 855 views

By A Friend on June 12, 2019 / 855 views

I received this in the mail after sending a graduation announcement to an old friend's...

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The Unlikely Service That Helped Save My Life

By Eric Silver on June 12, 2019 / 720 views

By Eric Silver on June 12, 2019 / 720 views

I started having this strange feeling of loneliness, self-pity, and sadness in my first year in college. I had no idea what it was, but one thing I knew was that it all started when my teacher called me out In front of the whole class for not carrying out the tasks that were assigned to me. My name is Eric Silver, and this is my story. I was a brilliant student in school, even though I could be...

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My Dad Is A Hero

By A Friend on June 10, 2019 / 885 views

By A Friend on June 10, 2019 / 885 views

My dad works at an automotive plant and while working he noticed the lights flicker and heard a noise indicative of electrocution. He ran to the area and saw three men standing outside of a machine in shock. When he asked if everyone was okay they said no and that someone was dead. My dad asked if someone was in the machine still and when they answered yes he ran inside, felt for a pulse(there was...

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Taking Care Of The House For Dad

By A Friend on June 10, 2019 / 665 views

By A Friend on June 10, 2019 / 665 views

My 5 year old daughter secretly made my bed and then made everyone's bed, organized the shoes by front door and then straightened the bathroom, cleaned up toothpaste in the sink, and finally went downstairs and cleaned up her and her 3 year old sister's toys. I was laid on couch...

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Our Best Friends

By Joseph J. Mazzella on June 10, 2019 / 544 views

By Joseph J. Mazzella on June 10, 2019 / 544 views

I woke up with drool on my pillow this morning. I wouldn't have minded except it wasn't mine. The alarm clock rang, I reached over to turn it off, and then as I laid my face back down on the pillow I felt the wet, slimy drool on my pillow case. I opened my eyes and saw a smiling, panting, furry face gazing down at me. I tried to get up but she was too fast. My face was suddenly covered in kisses with...

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Best Friend

By A Friend on June 06, 2019 / 758 views

By A Friend on June 06, 2019 / 758 views

I just want to say how great friend(s) can be. My child hood friend just called me after 20 years. He moved away in 11th grade. No number, no address, nothing for me to write to. No phone number to get. He was gone. I looked, he looked, finally just by chance my brother went to his job while doing his job. A one in a million chance. I started crying when I heard his voice. I never knew...

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Man Pays Random Table's $400+ Bill And Leaves Without Recognition

By A Friend on June 06, 2019 / 863 views

By A Friend on June 06, 2019 / 863 views

Today, a man alone at the restaurant I work at took care of a bill for a party of 17 next to him that was mostly kids and 5 or 6 adults. He was not in my section but I figured I’d help out my coworker and see if he wanted to pay since she was very busy. I asked if he was ready for the bill after his meal and he said "Can you keep a secret? Give me that tables bill and don’t tell...

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Love Is In Your Hand

By Sonia Kaur on June 05, 2019 / 677 views

By Sonia Kaur on June 05, 2019 / 677 views

Where is happiness? Happiness is in our hand. How? Be giving, by spreading. Now many people say how can we spread. First count your all blessings and give and share with people. According to me first and the best blessing is our smile and trust me guys it costs nothing. You only have to smile and see the difference in your life. Our biggest problem is that we get angry with others blessings. Count...

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Change The World

By Bright Baffoe on June 03, 2019 / 889 views

By Bright Baffoe on June 03, 2019 / 889 views

One day a man decided to change the world. But he realized before he can change the world, he must first change himself. This was the details of his realization; He realized, if he change himself, it will have effect on those living with him in house and they will also change. If those in the house change, it will have effect on those in the community and they will also change. If those in the...

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I Am Finally Happy

By A Friend on May 30, 2019 / 1,078 views

By A Friend on May 30, 2019 / 1,078 views

I'm 28(M), and for the first time in my adult life I am completely happy and at peace. There were so many times I wanted to give up but didn't out of fear of hurting other people or causing them problems. But now as I sit writing this, I own my own home after years of financial mistakes, I have had a job for the last year and a half that I'd kept applying for every year for seven years, and by...

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Thank You Kind Stranger For Consoling Me After My Cousin Died

By A Friend on May 30, 2019 / 954 views

By A Friend on May 30, 2019 / 954 views

My cousin passed 2 years ago and she was the sister I never had. A year after her death I was drinking alone and lit a bonfire at my place. I was a mess and scrolled through my phone. I realized I still had her number so I called it. She was always low on funds so had a burner phone with a number that would pass on when her phone was no longer in use. I called this # not thinking anyone would...

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Birthday Party

By A Friend on May 30, 2019 / 757 views

By A Friend on May 30, 2019 / 757 views

So, a couple of weeks ago my family found out that my Uncle has stage four brain cancer. I was very upset with the news as I have lived with him for the past nine years. About a week later, May 12, was my B-DAY and I really didn't want to celebrate it with all that was going on. I just got me some cupcakes and went to my friends house to watch GoT. At some point during the evening, it slipped out that it...

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Motivation From A Stranger

By A Friend on May 28, 2019 / 1,085 views

By A Friend on May 28, 2019 / 1,085 views

A week ago I started running again for the first time in over a year. I've been pushing myself hard every single day. Today I was running on a trail, and I passed a guy. He made eye contact and gave me a thumbs up. I was running back, and I passed him again. This time he said "keep it up buddy." I dont know why, but that was like rocket fuel. I was almost blown up, but that got me going and I...

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A Proud Mama Moment

By Dawn on May 24, 2019 / 1,562 views

By Dawn on May 24, 2019 / 1,562 views

Today the kids and I went to the grocery store before the storm came in. When we made it outside to load our groceries the tornado alarms went off... We loaded our things and got on our way home... on the way down a busy street (St. Charles Rock Rd.) We passed this man trying so hard to get his wheelchair off the main road. We pulled in and asked him if he needed help, he said...

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Lessons I Learned From My Dad, My Guardian Angel That Passed Away Yesterday

By Erin on May 22, 2019 / 1,088 views

By Erin on May 22, 2019 / 1,088 views

My dad passed away yesterday and I am processing everything. His illness was really terrible for a long time so even though we knew it was coming, I'm still in shock. It's hard to try and find positivity in my pain, but my Dad taught me so much when he was healthy, and when he wasn't. I wanted to share some of the lessons, because he deserves to remembered for what he taught me, in sickness &...

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