Rising Above is to overcome difficult situations you may face in life.
“There are two ways of meeting difficulties. You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself to meet them.”
—Phyllis Bottome Novelist
“We must meet the challenge rather than wish it were not before us.”
—William J. Brennan, Jr. Former Associate Justice Of The Us Supreme Court
“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist
“If a good person does you wrong, act as though you had not noticed it. They will make note of this and not remain in your debt long.”
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Philosopher, Scientist, Author
“The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.”
Stories About Rising Above
Courage And Me
Submitted by Anonymous
When I was 17 I had a near fatal accident in my home state, Nigeria. That was the start of 11 long years of struggling with...
An Actors Life For Me.
Submitted by Sue Rowe
All my life I wanted to be an actress. When I got married I ended up in a not so healthy situation... it took me 13 years to...
"Rising Above" As If Written By Dani Johnson
Submitted by Jedediah
First of all, my name is Dani Johnson, and I grew up in a home filled with drugs, violence, abuse that varies, rape, and...
Everyday Hero Stories
My Dad is amazing. Which, is what most children would say about their own father. But what I find different about mine is...
Monique Lamoureux is my hero because she has achieved many things that I strive to do later in life. She has played Division...
Steve B has risen above any obstacles in his path! After his helicopter was shot down, he ran back to rescue a fellow Marine...
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love all the values
Regarding comment:Reach out beyond the storm and you will always feel the warmth of the sun
M J, Pa
Reach out beyond the storm and you will always feel the warmth of the sun; help others experience a better life helps us respect our blessings. Stay humble.
Crystal Bleu, Pennsylvania
Helping to rid homelessness and crime in neighborhoods across the country.
Steven B., San Francisco, California