This Is It. You Are Incredible. With Love, MomSubmitted by Erin Jackson
Life. A 33 year-old mother. Wife. I have been in many holes and pushed my way out. Drugs, alcohol, death, near death myself, abusive relationships, illnesses, depression....it has happened. I am here now. Now is what matters. Sometimes, I found strength in others, but mostly let down by their lack of...
Be Ambitious With Goals, Not DeadlinesSubmitted by Doug Dvorak
As you embark on any new journey, you will inevitably have an idea in your mind of how long it should take you to accomplish your ultimate goal. For example, some new bloggers start out with great passion and write, write, write, day and night. They expect that within six months they will have a six-figure income...
How To Overcome The Frustration BarrierSubmitted by Doug Dvorak
Not everything will come easily to you. There will come a time when you want to do something, either write a book, learn to dance, or develop a new skill. If it’s something you already have an aptitude for, things might come easily, but it’s likely that you’re going to find the learning process to be much harder...
Wearing A SmileSubmitted by Jared
A few years ago I lost my buddy Jack to cancer... Wait, wait before you get all sad there's more to the story! Jack knew me since the first breath I took on this earth. He was always in my life in some aspect or another. When he first got sick, I was mad. I didn't understand how this could happen to a guy...
Run Jonathan, Run!!Submitted by Verlaine
RUN JONATHAN, RUN! My name is Verlaine Brunot and I would like to share with you all a story about the power of perseverance, dedication and willpower. This is a story about my youngest brother Jonathan. Jonathan is a handsome, charming and energetic twenty five year old who has severe autism. Jonathan...
Letting GoSubmitted by Sydney
No matter how hard it is for you to decide whether to leave that person who had played a vital role in your life but has hurt-ed you, you have to do it with conviction- for yourself and for all that wants you to be happy..
Forgiving My Teacher From Bygone DaysSubmitted by WINSTON
I am a happily married 45 year old father of two. I have been living in the US since 1992. I grew up on the island of Jamaica. Back in September 1979 I entered Grade 5 at a primary school in rural Jamaica where I had a very strict class teacher named Ms. Cynthia Lawson. In Jamaican schools corporal punishment is...
My Adoption StorySubmitted by Pia
Hi! My name is Pia and I'm 20 years old. I recently made a video talking openly about my adoption story and I feel like it would be an inspiration to those families looking to adopt. Here's my link, I hope you enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8HE3pIW_nA&feature=youtu.be Sincerely, Pia
Joke And Great KindnessSubmitted by Alex
I'm a cashier at a grocery store who's close to graduating university, or at least I was. I was still living with my parents in my last year of school when everything started falling apart around me. My mom had cancer a few years back and went through chemo and the whole shebang. We thought it had worked and...
New Orleans HeroSubmitted by Lynn
I worked for a large corporation and one day as part of a team building exercise, each leader described who their hero was and why. As we went around the room we heard about leaders of great power, CEO's, Billionaires, Politicians, and Movie Stars. When they came to gain my feedback, at first I was a little...
Some DreamsSubmitted by Eduardo Alejandri
There are words we could not say, words that no one might be longing to hear, words that we dearly wanted to say but rest and stay only in the deepest part of our soul. Sacrificing one's own feeling, choosing what is right over what is best., wherein, when we close our eyes in the midst of confusion be able to...
Me And HimSubmitted by Roxy
I don' really want people knowing my name so let's just say my name is 'Roxy'. I was 14 back then when I fell in love with a guy my age, let's call him 'Clay'. He was my classmate for 8 years. I was in 2nd grade when I first met him. So, I reached 8th grade and knew how amazing he was. HE was popular and I ain't....
A Glorious MorningSubmitted by Pam
A Glorious Morning by Pam A gentle breeze ruffled the curtains, bringing with it the fragrant scent of roses. The call of songbirds floated through the air. Lying on the cool, crisp sheets was comforting, but this promised to be a glorious morning. Sliding quietly from the covers and slipping...
Always I WillSubmitted by sarika
I was in +1 standard when i experience the real values of love and forgivness.i love someone very much.not from starting he plays a game and make me fall in love with him.i was very happy in that days.i feel like a princess.like i get things in life but someone tells that all dreams never comes true so same thing...
How To Make Your Dreams Come TrueSubmitted by Melanie
“Make your dreams come true” One poignant question posed by a stranger changed Melanie’s troubled life: ‘Where will you be in five years?’ That single question drove her to make a future for herself and made her realize that education was her only way to pursue her dreams. Melanie Burnett or...
QuoteSubmitted by Sandy
I will allow my issues of today to set with the sun and decide to smile with every person in my life tomorrow..... No matter what happened today, tomorrow is a new day, new slate.
Positive MomentsSubmitted by Mmalerato
I was young and never thought that it will all pass,through faith i made it.I was a victim of rape at the age of 15 years,6 months after the incident i founded out that i am infected by hiv.It was difficult but i came to a point of saying as i am crafted for a divine purpose it shall come to pass.I'm living...
A Poem By Mother TeresaSubmitted by Claudia
The other day I ran across this poem written by Mother Teresa, the Saint of Calcutta. I think everyone should read it. Life is an Opportunity, benefit from it. Life is Beauty, admire it. Life is a Dream, realize it. Life is a Challenge, meet it. Life is Duty, complete it. Life is a Game, play it. Life...
Seeing Thing Evev When They Are Not VisibleSubmitted by janet
On April 2 I lost my oldest brother, on the 3 I lost my 23 years old daughter going three month. I hhave never felt such pain in my life. Its like my life was cut short, but getting by one thing I learned with my pain that is dont be dont be quick to judge. The person next to you could be suffering, and just a...
HonestySubmitted by ALFRED JOHN
Honesty Submitted by: Alfred John One morning, during summer vacation I was biking around our Village, I noticed a man whose going to the sari-sari store, while walking he didn’t notice that he dropped his P 100 bill. I picked his money and I gave it to him, he said thank you little boy and he smiled at me....
Honesty Is The Best PolicySubmitted by kassandra Clare
When I was in grade 3 student,during recess time in our school canteen, I have a 20.00 pesos bill. I bought biscuit that cost of 8.00 pesos, supposed to be my change will cost of 12.00 pesos only. When I go back in our classroom I noticed that my change is 15.00 pesos, so I go back to the canteen and returned the...
Good GirlSubmitted by Arabella
One day, my mother asked me to buy cooking oil to the nearby store. She give me twenty peso bill.The cooking oil cost eighteen pesos. I give the twenty peso bill to the vendor. When she give me my change I was suprised because she handed me thirty two pesos. I immedietly returned to her the thirty pesos...
HonestySubmitted by Addylynne
When I was in Grade 3,I found a 20 peso bill near on my chair.First thing came out of my mind was to gave it to the person who owned because it is not mine.But I don't have any idea who lost the 20 peso bill.What I did was,I asked all my classmates for the possible owner of the bill.One of my classmate told me...
Being Honest Won't Hurt YouSubmitted by Kurt Tracy
I wanted to share an incident where I showed being honest. This happened when I was only in Grade 1. Begun during the first week of school year. Being excited to join former classmates again, we have been naughty in the classroom. Since our adviser was not around, we continued to play. However, due to mischief,...
Being Honest No Matter How Small Or Big The Amount IsSubmitted by Angel Pauline Ragual
It was summer of 2014 when my mom enrolled me to special summer class on math, reading and language in preparation for me before i transfer school in manila. My mom fetch me at 1:30 pm and we go directly to waltermart and have my lunch on my favorite fastfood chain Jollibee. My mom would let me order my meal as...
Excess Change At JollibeeSubmitted by Angel Pauline Ragual
It was this summer of 2014 when i took special summer class for Math and English at St. Vincent Learning Center in Makati. My mom would fetch me after school at around 1:30 pm and afterwards we go directly to waltermart and eat at my favorite fastfood chain Jollibeeto have my late lunch. my mom taught me to order...
Sari Sari Store Of My Grand MotherSubmitted by Shiloah Shaunie
We had a small Sari –sari store owned by my Grand Mother who I used to call as “Nanay”. It’s been our family business in providing basic needs in our family. Every after school, i always assist my Nanay in our store in giving stuff and products to our dear customers whose in the same neighborhood. Even simple...
Honesty Is The Best PolicySubmitted by Kassandra Clare
When I was in grade 3 student, in our school canteen, I have a 20.00 pesos bill.I bought biscuit that cost of 8.00 pesos supposed to be my change will cost of 12.00 pesos only.When I go back in our classroom I noticed that my change is 15.00 pesos so I go back to the canteen and returned the excess money to...
Honesty Is The Best PolicySubmitted by Jacobo
A few days ago,I was in a store and I bought some seasoning for our food then i paid in the cashier,my change is suposed to be 36 pesos but instead it is 37 pesos. Because of my honesty I returned the extra change.
My Strange Love Story... Do We Need Words To Express Our Love?Submitted by shaheen
My strange Love Story:Do we need words to express our love? I m a simple and caring girl and a darling to my parents. Nobody believed that I will go against my parents to marry my longtime friend for religious differences: people wonder with our relationship as we are not similar in anything: I love to laugh...