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You raise me up

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  • “Life's ups and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones.”

    —Marsha Sinetar

  • “Rejoice in the things that are present; all else is beyond thee.”

    —Michel de Montaigne Essayist, Author

  • “What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life - to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories.”

    —George Eliot [Mary Ann Evans] Novelist, Editor

  • “Know in your heart that all things are possible. We couldn't conceive of a miracle if none had ever happened.”

    —Libbie Fudim

  • “The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life.”

    —Charles Swindoll Founder Of Insight For Living

Stories About Inspiration

My Mother, My Hero

Submitted by Crystal Miller

In 2008, my mother was diagnosed with Arnold Chiari malformation and Syringomyelia. She underwent 4 brain surgeries. During...

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"An Awakening"

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When I was diagnosed with Breast cancer a few years back, I reacted like most who receive a cancer diagnose; first thing...

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My Life With Autism

Submitted by Richie Jewell

My name is Richie Jewell. I'm 20 years old and i have autism since being diagnosed at the age of 2 1/2. Like everyone else in...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Michele M

My sister's life parallels that of Job. As the middle child in a family of 3 girls, she had a tough time competing with a...

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Jillian Deas

She is 18 yrs old a high school senior in Columbus Ohio at Northland High School. Her Father passed away of a heart attack in...

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Dallas S

Not born to the best situation, my son came into this world with a heart full of love. He's touched and changed lives like no...

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'Inspiration is the language of a free spirit' with love to all Mary Ann Plamenac motivational life coach
maryann p., United States

I took my diagnosis of skin cancer (which includes surgeries and burning) and turned it around to help kids know about addictions (mine was to tanning) and skin cancer. I turned a negative into a positive for both myself and the students I talk to.
Jana , Illinois

My life is falling apart quicker than i can repair it
angela, portland

Inspiration is an internal event. I seemed to have locked the door, yet got some serious help opening it through an online mentoring site (their name says it all!) called (aka Free Thinking Renegades). I realized my thinking wasn't free, and had to find my way back to it. Loved your post and other comments. Thanks for the info!!
Sedona Cole , Vancouver, BC

Inspirations of this nature have really helped in people's lives.
Ediomo Iton, Nigeria uyo

Every time that I read the inspirational massage I feel relaxed.
jasper joe centeno, quezon city

Inspiration is speaking the words that sway people.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins, Ga

The quote that gets my day started all the time is Live, Laugh, Love. I hope these words will inspire people all day.
Ms. Richardson, Flordia

Including others can be as simple as sharing your ethnic/family meal with someone that different than you. I shared my favorite cookbook and recipe with a co-worker of a different ethnic background. He approached me during break and asked for help to make American food. His child is in school and is exposed to many new tastes. I was honored.
Dolores Phifery, York, PA

It is such a wonderful site for the youngsters . Everyone should know the values, motivation and inspiration to all. I really enjoy and appreciate for your valuable quotes, videos and audios. Thank you so much.
Saravanan, India

The world definitely needs more encouragement and inspiration. Love all your advertising spots on T.V. If more people took your messages to heart and tried to pass them on, what a much more pleasant world this would be. Keep up the great work! I'm really a believer in random acts of kindness. Wish more folks felt the same!
Carolyn H. Smith, Brandon, Mississippi

I've been logging on to your site for about a year or so. I must tell you that it is truly amazing the way I have changed my ways and behavior. The way I act and react to simple day to day obstacles have changed for the better thanks to you.
A.Wickramage, Sri Lanka

Thanks so mcuh for all your wonderful messages of hope, inspiration, kindness...doing the right thing! In this world of "me first" and endless cynicism, you provide the proverbial beacon of light, in an otherwise dark world. Keep it up, its working.
Bruce Tipton, Carlsbad, Ca

I greatly appreciate your commercials that encourage and inspire us to do better, be better, and be a blessing.
June S., Jackson, Al.

Thank you for producing the "Inspire" TV spot "You Raise me Up". It is so refreshing to see something positive on TV. Keep it up. It is very much appreciated!
Win T., Lake Placid, Florida

I am a nursing home nurse, and every time that I work, I smile. Some nurses say that I am little crazy. But I explain to them that the smile is contagious and chronic. The more you do, the more you receive and is more natural. Thank you for this little corner, I really enjoy and appreciate yours advertising.
Graciela, Fort Lauderdale, FL