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

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...

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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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Troubles And Triumph

Submitted by Yesica Trawick

We hope our journey will encourage other families to have hope and push through times of trouble.

Our family has faced...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Emily H

Emily, a 13 year old girl, was rushed into a surgery at UVA children's hospital when she was told that she had a massive...

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Steve B

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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Marc L

My very good hearted and extremely intelligent husband, Marc, is deaf. He was born hearing but gradually 'lost his ears' and...

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Recent Comments

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.
Steven B., San Francisco, California