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.”
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.
An unexpected diagnosis during Shanna Smith’s fourth pregnancy led her on a journey of faith and a changed perspective of Who is really in control of her life.
Rainy day reflecting on self improvement leads Mississippi wife, mother, and teacher Rachel Hogue to a realization that she may have more to revel in rather than to fret over.
Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Bailey Mapp, of Tuscaloosa, AL, grew up fishing with his father in Pontotoc, MS, creating memories, competing for catch-of-the-day stories, and learning to be a man.