Rising Above is to overcome difficult situations you may face in life.

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  • “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.”

    —Doug Horton

Stories About Rising Above

Bouncing Back

Submitted by Marina

Two years ago, everything came to a stop for me. I failed my first year of college, my grandmother was killed, some of my...

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Sunshine On A Rainy Day

Submitted by Anonymous

Have you ever had a day when everything seemed to go wrong, and nothing seemed to go right? Not too long ago I was having one...

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Rising Above

Submitted by Yaira

Rising Above
I am in my 3rd period on a B day when my friend came in and sits next to me. I realize that she is acting...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Alvaro I

My husband is my hero because he always triumphs over his circumstances. A creative artist and wonderful husband and father,...

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Alyssa B

Alyssa was 12 years old when she found out that she had a brain tumor. Her family and friends were devastated. However Alyssa...

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Suzy H

My mom was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when I was four years old. The doctor who discovered it told her it was...

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love all the values
Renaisha, Minnesota

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.
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