Pass It On®
SOUL

Sadness And Love

I am in high school and I am 14 years old. My story is mostly untold, until now. It is currently November 2015. In September 2015, my great grandma died. She was sick and old. We were very close. She was in the hospice for a few weeks, and I would visit her. I remember once I was visiting her, she was sleeping,...

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ENCOURAGEMENT

Redemption

My childhood was not great, divorced parents and being raised by a stepmother who clearly did not know what love was. Every Christmas, I longed for a Victorian doll house. I would wait up anxiously hoping the doll house would be under the tree. Every Christmas the little girl awakened with a broken heart. Fast...

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DO YOUR PART

If He Could Do It, Anyone Can.

As a fourteen-year-old girl, you may think that the biggest problem you can probably face is fail one of your classes in High School, but not everything is as easy as it seems. My parents are going through a lot lately, we recently moved from Houston and bought a house in Dallas, and my dad had almost no money...

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COMPASSION

Little Things Mean So Much.....

Being a mom, disabled the past 22 plus years, with kids who are now adults and on their own I've learned little things mean so much. I'm disabled by severe chronic back and nerve pain. It's invisible to most people which is a blessing and a curse. Eight back surgeries, countless procedures, medications too...

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DETERMINATION

Fighting Spirit!

I had just a very wonderful day but, all my days are always wonderful to me! But today was completely different, today there was a bulletin board saying that they'll need to find Volleyball players for the girls and I was so happy! I love playing volleyball when my mother taught me how to play. I was so excited...

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OVERCOMING

Know Your Worth

I was 17 when I met a guy, I thought he was the best thing that ever happen to me, we dated for 3 years and I became pregnant with a beautiful baby girl, the guy and I was on and off he then started to change he cheated on me while I was pregnant stressing me out hurting me emotionally and physically, he started...

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HOPE

After Death, Life.

On Christmas day of 2012, my partner of 16 years very suddenly passed away as we were getting ready to Skype with our families for the holiday. He took his last breath in my arms. My life was ripped apart. I have periods of time I do not remember. I now know, a broken heart is a very real thing. I stumbled...

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BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

Undying Hope

I thought I had hit a dead end. I dropped out of college and did odd jobs to make ends meet. People ridiculed me., but I trudged on. Friends thought I was getting crazy. I did not care about the title of my job. All I cared for was that I managed to make money, enough to take care of my family and pay the bills....

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AMBITION

Irish Country Boy Born In Ireland Became Security For The President Of United States

"A family friend told me at the age of 19 years old in Ireland, I could be anything I wanted to be in America" ... "So I did" .. At the age of 20 years old I left Ireland with a "Green Card" Visa to America with no job in place. A month later after my arrival I joined the US Army and Graduated from Aviation...

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CARING

A Wonderful Elderly Dad

I am 51 year old man who is dealing with an sick and elderly father, 88 years old. Throughout my life, although I loved my father and I know he loved me, we never really got along, never saw eye to eye on anything. Over the past 1-2 years, as his health started to fail, I have come to realize how very much I...

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CHARACTER

Life And How It Leads You To A Path You Would Never Expect

I was quite a late starter in life. I never dated till I was around 18 and I dropped out of college after getting a good opportunity at higher education. Nevertheless, I found myself unemployed at 20 with a girlfriend who had just managed to hold onto her place in further education and we were living off a £5000...

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COMPASSION

Human Kindness

One day many years ago shortly after my husband passed away I sat on a bench near his grave in solitude and was remembering the wonderful life we had. Tears were in my eyes and on my face. A young woman came near to visit the grave of a friend of hers and saw me. When she turned to leave she asked me if I was...

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BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

Connected To The Vine

I as raised by devoted Catholics and old school ways. My dad was a man of integrity and always preaching to myself and my four brothers about earning a honest living. He would say " I do not care if you do not go to college as long as you are making a honest living digging ditches or laboring , you will never...

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REACHING OUT

Speak Up

I was a lonely 14 year old girl,I was pushed around in school & went home to a family of 8 that I thought barely noticed I existed. I was constantly suspended in school & always getting bullied. By the time I was 15 I attempted suicide twice, all because I thought the world didn't love me, I thought I was all...

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HOPE

Never Lose Hope In Life!

I've been in a deep depression for two years now. I've lost everything: my pets, my self esteem, and especially my brother. Life was absolute torture for me. I was constantly bullied in school, I was punched in the face, and I was exploited to the highest content. I couldn't take it anymore. I decided to...

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