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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

Reach Out And Rise Above

Submitted by Danielle Louise

I've been fighting depression for a few years now, but on my first 'decline', I clung to writing songs. This is the second...

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Hope Trumps Harm

Submitted by Michael Kalous

Believing that life contains more than one's experiences and hanging on to the hope that there is something greater than the...

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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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Everyday Hero Stories

Thomas M

My uncle is an inspiration to me and the world. While I was growing up, I watched in horror as my aunt and uncle lost their...

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I think this person is a real Hero in life. He has the courage to feed the poor and homeless daily. Today was the 269th day...

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Lainie F

Lainie does so many good things for her animals on her horse rescue farm. Day in and day out she is out there with these...

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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.
Steven B., San Francisco, California