One simple act of kindness can make a world of difference to someone who is hurting and upset, as Shelley Powers learned on an airplane trip to L.A.
Moving into a new home taught Shelley Powers that, when we learn to let go and let God, we might just be surprised at how much He has already blessed us.
For Heather Harrison of Conway, Arkansas, the memories of Sunday lunches with her Pawpaw and Nanny were some of the greatest lessons in living in the moment and enjoying the love of family that she could learn.
Sue Ling and her mother, Amy Hillman, have only known each other for a few months; but in that short time, this little girl has taught her mother to not only be a champion for more kindness in the world but to have a grateful heart for all acts of kindness, no matter how big or how small.
Joy is easy to find at a wedding or when a new little one is born, but the bigger challenge (and perhaps the larger reward) is being able to find joy in even the most mundane parts of life.
Honesty, roots, humility, and wings. These are the lessons taught to Shelley Powers by her father, and these are the lessons that inspired her poem “Binky Bill.”
Audrea Stewart of Jacksonville, Florida, shares a beautiful lesson she learned from fostering a young man in need…and that lesson is how important it is to answer God with your heart, not just with your actions and obedience.
The sacrifice of life for the freedom and safety of complete strangers is as mind-boggling and heart-breaking as the enchanting song of the cicadas that hums every 13 years in Mississippi.
Rachel Hogue’s sisters taught her valuable life lessons, like to hide the butter knives during Punky Brewster episodes, to not ever drink a steaming cup of Mountain Dew, and to be there for those you love…no matter what.
Just minutes into this world, Christy Dunaway’s life as an infant born in October 1963 without either forearm and missing a leg hit an extreme fork in the road. Despite the medical advice of the era, her parents chose for her the path of unconditional love, acceptance, and trust.