Inspirational Stories

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Always Look Forward

By SL on October 21, 2017 / 706 views

By SL on October 21, 2017 / 706 views

I know it's a human thing to look back at the things in life that we sometimes, if not always regret. Whether it's doing drugs, to getting to know someone, to date someone, to be with someone, we all have regrets, we're not perfect. So many people look back at life, at their regrets, saying how they regret doing this, or talking to that person, or getting to know that girl/guy, I used to...

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What's Love Got To Do With It?

By Kay Heitsch on October 20, 2017 / 355 views

By Kay Heitsch on October 20, 2017 / 355 views

If I decorate my house perfectly with matching pillows, perfect lighting and all the right colors, but do not show love, I'm just another decorator. If I slave away in the kitchen, making perfect meals with healthful ingredients, but do not show love, I'm just another cook. If I work at the soup kitchen, visit people in nursing homes and give all that I have to charity, but do not...

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No Good Deed

By Joseph J. Mazzella on October 19, 2017 / 399 views

By Joseph J. Mazzella on October 19, 2017 / 399 views

Someone online sold my mailing address so now instead of just getting letters from the few charities I can afford to support, I am also getting letters from a dozen other charities asking for my help. One of my more cynical friends spouted the old adage, “No good deed ever goes unpunished.” I just smiled and didn’t argue knowing it wouldn’t change his mind. My own mind, however, was...

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Is There Something We Can Do When We're Hurting?

By Kay Heitsch on October 19, 2017 / 381 views

By Kay Heitsch on October 19, 2017 / 381 views

Is there something we can do to help ourselves when we are hurting? From personal experience, I think there is. If we're feeling down and depressed I believe it works out best to turn on some good music, read some uplifting type books, exercise, and get out around people who are happy. In Heb 13:15 it talks about offering a "sacrifice of praise." Sometimes it really is a...

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Why Did You Buy Me This?

By Kay Heitsch on October 17, 2017 / 604 views

By Kay Heitsch on October 17, 2017 / 604 views

My husband Bill likes to buy toys that our grandson Eli who's 6 can put together. Some of these toys say that they're for a 6 year old, when in reality, they are not. One particular toy Bill bought was a real challenge. There were many tiny pieces that all needed to be taken apart to even start. Bill sat down at the table and got out his little knife and was cutting them as Eli tried to...

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Dogs Really Are Man's Best Friend

By Anonymous on October 16, 2017 / 452 views

By Anonymous on October 16, 2017 / 452 views

Back when I was 17, my parents had recently split up. My mom walked out, my sister only sibling was already in college across the country. I lived with my dad at the time, and he was the only family member I had within 1500 miles. It was Christmas Eve, my father was gradually getting worse in the ICU. I had already been dealing with him not paying bills etc. We didn’t have heat on in the house in the...

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On The Day I Die

By John Pavlovitz on October 16, 2017 / 611 views

By John Pavlovitz on October 16, 2017 / 611 views

On the day I die a lot will happen. A lot will change. The world will be busy. On the day I die, all the important appointments I made will be left unattended. The many plans I had yet to complete will remain forever undone. The calendar that ruled so many of my days will now be irrelevant to me. All the material things I so chased and guarded...

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Leslie's Story

By Leslie on October 16, 2017 / 1,339 views

By Leslie on October 16, 2017 / 1,339 views

It all begin on Election Day my husband and I decided to have a baby. If president Trump got elected. So I did. I worked at Captin Ds at the time. My happy times. Loved the people there. I was so busy for three months I didn't know I was pregnant found out on Valentine's Day. I thought know other day. How exciting. My almost 9 months of happy went good but my health wasn't. Doctors were concerned I...

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Make Someone Happy

By Kay Heitsch on October 14, 2017 / 656 views

By Kay Heitsch on October 14, 2017 / 656 views

"When we have the opportunity to make someone happy we should do it. The world needs more of this." ~ Quotes ~ On Wednesday I was at Planet Fitness when a girl came in wearing a great looking patriotic jacket. I admire it right away, but didn't say anything. Time passed and I noticed she was about to leave. I was talking to someone and said, "Hey there's that girl in that...

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The Message

By Rick on October 14, 2017 / 1,529 views

By Rick on October 14, 2017 / 1,529 views

I want to share a message I got. Everything is perfect! I didn't believe everything is perfect and actually it doesn't make much sense, as many would agree, looking around at our imperfect world. I got the message while trying to stop something I thought was wrong. It was a silly thing. Fifteen older men wanted to oppose fifteen inexperienced and ill equipped small boys in a game of...

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You Are Inspiration

By Matthew Collinson on October 13, 2017 / 568 views

By Matthew Collinson on October 13, 2017 / 568 views

Every person has a chance to inspire those around them. Each person that come and go from our lives whether a one second stranger or a life time family member is going to see something from us. What they take from us is our choice. To make this world a better place let us focus our minds to only have a positive and loving influence. That influence will have a butterfly affect unlike any other because it comes...

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Coffee And Hot Buttered Biscuits

By Katie Lee on October 13, 2017 / 368 views

By Katie Lee on October 13, 2017 / 368 views

Two miles back down the road I smelled the freshly brewed coffee. The drive-through window lady always knew to put in three extra sugars and four creams. I could almost taste the hot buttered biscuits, as I pulled into the lot. I wondered why it was not packed. Well, it was Monday morning. I also reasoned that the sky was cloudy. It was still early. So, I waited. In the wait, I maximized the moments...

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Dad Lives Six Years And Was Only Given 14 Months To Live

By Tonya on October 13, 2017 / 290 views

By Tonya on October 13, 2017 / 290 views

My father was diagnosed with brain cancer (glioblastoma) which is the fastest growing cancer known and was given 14 months to live back in 2011.  He is still alive and doing well. His name is Clark Turner and with his wife Carol they have five foster kids that they take care of - also they have raised their granddaughter from birth and she is now 18. Well now I will tell the story when the...

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Elderly People

By Sonia Kaur on October 11, 2017 / 290 views

By Sonia Kaur on October 11, 2017 / 290 views

Wise people are very few, if we put a habit of hearing then wise people from our home to the outside world will find everywhere. The elderly are the most intelligent, they have expertise and their experience is very useful but it is very sad we don't appreciate our elderly. We ignore them who are the most valuable that is why we learn by being cheated, if we listen to our elderly wise people how much we...

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Perfect Timing

By Kay Heitsch on October 11, 2017 / 343 views

By Kay Heitsch on October 11, 2017 / 343 views

"I don't understand, Lord! How could this be a part of Your plan for our lives?" Over and over again, these words whirled around in my mind as I drove home from work that afternoon. I couldn't believe that we were going to be moving again. "Don't you care about us, Lord?" Tears burned my eyes as they rolled down my cheeks. Down the road I could see a long line of...

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Every Day Is Holy

By Joseph J. Mazzella on October 10, 2017 / 333 views

By Joseph J. Mazzella on October 10, 2017 / 333 views

It was late September. I was driving through a heavy fog to a store to pick up a few things. When I got there I strolled through the store looking for what I needed. I grabbed a bag of dog food for my dogs, a pack of batteries for my son, and a bite of chocolate for myself. As I turned the corner to head for the checkout register, though, I saw something that stopped me in my tracks. A two foot tall skeleton...

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You'll Need To Take Him

By Kay Heitsch on October 06, 2017 / 379 views

By Kay Heitsch on October 06, 2017 / 379 views

The phone rang, it was the school calling. "Would you please come and pick up Brandon? He seems to be sick." What could be wrong, I wondered? I drove right over to the school and picked him up. We drove home and he went upstairs to lie down. Brandon slept for a long time, but woke up very sick. It was now quite late and nothing was open; I wasn't sure what I should do. I called my husband Bill....

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