Inspirational Stories

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A Teacher Parade

By A Friend on April 13, 2020 / 1,335 views

By A Friend on April 13, 2020 / 1,335 views

For background both of my parents are teachers, and with everything going on they haven’t been in school and have been doing all teaching virtually. Now my father teaches in one of the middle schools in the town we live in, he’s been a teacher there for over 20 years since before I was even fully a thought. Everyone is having a hard time lately and understandably. Things are scary and...

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Thank You

By A Friend on April 13, 2020 / 1,916 views

By A Friend on April 13, 2020 / 1,916 views

I’m a paramedic. Today, my partner for today and I were in the ambulance waiting for the lights to go green, and I look to my left. There stood a woman in her early 60s, waving at us with a big grin on her face. We both waved back and smiled. She then blew a kiss and mouthed “thank you”. I blew a kiss back and put the window down and said “you’re most welcome”. It...

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My Dad Never Met A Stranger

By Ms Molly on April 06, 2020 / 2,118 views

By Ms Molly on April 06, 2020 / 2,118 views

My Dad was one who never knew a stranger, he was a farmer in the Midwest and he spent his winters selling insurance and commodities. Daddy could really talk up anyone and his favorite thing to do was find out their income. Once we were at Chicago's O'Hare airport. This was when you could still be escorted back to your gate. Daddy was siting with me as I waited for my flight to Fort Lauderdale. A...

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Food Pantry Had To Close...

By A Friend on April 04, 2020 / 1,688 views

By A Friend on April 04, 2020 / 1,688 views

My church’s food pantry had to close. So my sister picked up all the food, sanitized everything, and created bags of food for all the elderly members of the church who relied on the food pantry. She drove to their homes and left the food at their doors. She did all this after working all...

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Good Timber

By Douglas Malloch on April 03, 2020 / 1,771 views

By Douglas Malloch on April 03, 2020 / 1,771 views

The tree that never had to fight For sun and sky and air and light, But stood out in the open plain And always got its share of rain, Never became a forest king But lived and died a scrubby thing. The man who never had to toil To gain and farm his patch of soil, Who never had to win his share Of sun and sky and light and air,...

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I'm A Grown Woman, And It Still Feels Good To Make My Momma Proud

By A Friend on April 03, 2020 / 1,341 views

By A Friend on April 03, 2020 / 1,341 views

I run a number of youth-serving centers in the northeast USA. Amidst the pandemic, I have been charged with providing child care to the children of hospital workers who are pulling long shifts to keep up with demand. Today, after more strict orders from our governor regarding closure of businesses, my mom asked if I would be closing. I told her no (we have special permission to stay open)...

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A Stranger Helping A Stranger

By A Friend on April 01, 2020 / 2,397 views

By A Friend on April 01, 2020 / 2,397 views

Since the Covid outbreak, a lot has changed for many people. I am a first time mom, 37 weeks pregnant. There are so many scary things going on, but something great has come out of it all. I've never had something like this happen to me and I was humbled and grateful. I had to cancel my baby shower. Yes, a first world problem, but I was excited to celebrate with friends and family I haven't...

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The Day My Mom Left...

By Leann Leedom on March 31, 2020 / 1,489 views

By Leann Leedom on March 31, 2020 / 1,489 views

Just a little over 4 years ago, my mother left this beautiful planet. Her husband (my stepfather) had died from his second battle with cancer a few months prior. Before he passing, my mom was having dreams about her husband Bill coming to get her. The same dream kept reoccuring, he was at the back door of there home telling her it was time to go. She only told her sister in law about this dream. The...

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And The People Stayed Home

By Kitty O'Meara on March 27, 2020 / 2,596 views

By Kitty O'Meara on March 27, 2020 / 2,596 views

And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still. And listened more deeply. Some meditated, some prayed, some danced. Some met their shadows. And the people began to think differently. And the people healed. And, in the absence of people living in ignorant, dangerous, mindless, and...

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The Best Or The Worst

By Joseph J. Mazzella on March 24, 2020 / 2,272 views

By Joseph J. Mazzella on March 24, 2020 / 2,272 views

It was the first day of Spring here but it didn’t feel like it. The Coronavirus Pandemic was sweeping the globe and everywhere there were feelings of uncertainty, fear, loneliness and even despair. “Social Distancing” had become the new norm. Here the schools had been closed, the restaurant dining rooms shut, and people had been told to work from home whenever they could. Even the sheltered...

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A Little Girl Rollerblading On Her Own In A Local Park Made Me Cry My Eyes Out

By A Friend on March 21, 2020 / 2,203 views

By A Friend on March 21, 2020 / 2,203 views

So most Sundays I bang out a quick 5km run around my local park, it resets my body clock after a weekend playing video games or writing until like 3am. So as I'm getting to the last half a kilometre, I see a figure in the distance. They have brightly coloured, pink footwear on, I'm only just sort of registering this in my exhausted state when wham, they hit the deck. Hard. To my...

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Americans Are Friendly And Kind People

By A Friend on March 21, 2020 / 1,800 views

By A Friend on March 21, 2020 / 1,800 views

America has its problems but as someone who's from the UK, everyone tends to keep to themselves in public and are quite reserved. People are easily pissed off here. When I went to Seattle with my foster parents for a month it was an amazing experience. We were staying with a family member. I remember the houses being so much bigger than the houses in he UK. I went out one day and the neighbour...

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Got Hearing Aids Today And Cried Because My Cat Purred

By A Friend on March 18, 2020 / 1,658 views

By A Friend on March 18, 2020 / 1,658 views

I (31F) began to lose my hearing about ten years ago, when I was in the military. My husband and I got a cat about five years ago. I've never owned a cat before, so I had no idea what kind of noises they made besides "meow" so I had no context for what to expect when I heard my cat purr for the first time today. I was laying in bed and he jumped up next to me and snuggled into my...

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Christmas Miracle

By A Friend on March 17, 2020 / 1,977 views

By A Friend on March 17, 2020 / 1,977 views

When my daughter was 4 I was so broke. We went to the Christmas tree lot and the man could tell I was about to cry. He "found" a tree that "had a problem" and was free. So he gave it to us. As I walked back home with my kids and our gorgeous tree, along came the tree man in his truck. He threw the tree in and gave us a ride home. I'll never forget...

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I Know Why

By Joseph J. Mazzella on March 16, 2020 / 1,675 views

By Joseph J. Mazzella on March 16, 2020 / 1,675 views

I honestly don’t know how I survived my childhood. I am pretty sure my guardian angel put in for early retirement after taking care of me all those years. I also think I might have been the reason why my Mom had to dye the gray out of her hair so often. Before I was ten years old I had already survived a wreck riding on the back of my older brother’s motorcycle, ruptured my groin when I fell off...

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A Visit To Akshardham Mandir

By Sonia Kaur on March 11, 2020 / 1,007 views

By Sonia Kaur on March 11, 2020 / 1,007 views

My brother-in-law wanted me to see the place 'Akshardham Mandir.' he is fond of this place, he visited many times. Yesterday on 10 March we decided to visit there. I was very excited because I love exploring new places and it was the first time I was going there. We reached Akshardham, It is very beautiful temple, I knew it earlier but it is that beautiful I came to know...

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The Return Message From A Robin And White Feather

By Clara Bell on March 07, 2020 / 1,688 views

By Clara Bell on March 07, 2020 / 1,688 views

My dear friend passed on Dec 18, I left her at 11:30 that night. Putting up her christmas stuff and looking forward to Xmas. She just adored robins, one came to her backyard every day, and I bought her lots or robin pictures and blankets and robin items. She always said it was her Mum, she got really happy when she saw her little robin. Weeks after her passing, I was talking to her and for the first...

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