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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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BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

Beleive In Yourself—No Matter What!!

When I was 11 I thought nobody loved me or cared for me, so I tried to kill myself. I tried to overdose on medication. Thank god for my mom. She walked in I was on my bed and I told her that I took antibiotics. She rushed me to the hospital and I stayed there over night. Now I think back like, life is so good and...

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COMPASSION

The Fabulous Smile

On World Humanitarian Day ( 19th ) August, I wanted to write about an incident that happened yesterday. Last evening, I had gone shopping with my daughter. We stopped at a chemist's store to get some medicines. Next to us, stood an old man with a walking stick. He gave a list to the shop keeper. As he...

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LIVE YOUR DREAMS

The Life Of An Aritst

At the age of six I fell in love with art, in grade school art on Fridays was what I looked forward to each week. I remember making Christmas ornaments out of card board toilet paper rolls for the Christmas tree. All through school art was my main interest because there were no mistakes to be made, Art provided...

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CARING

Caring Is The Best Virtue

We all have heard of take care after own family or pet or any guest or any child or any aged person but today I want to tell about a lady who has created lots of inspiration in my life by making an example or examples by her caring attitudes towards green plants, as we know, in today's world, as we are...

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GIVING BACK

A Shiny Gold Coin

One summer, when I was little, my dad built me a lemonade stand. On sunny days I'd set up outside the local car wash with a cooler and my little black safe. I didn't get many customers but I always had fun, whether I was reading a book or adding puff paint decorations to the safe and signs. One customer I did...

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LIVE LIFE

Life Full Of Regrets And Joy

In the 4th grade, no one really talked to me that much and I felt like a big loser. I really liked this girl. Let's call her Jenny. Jenny was very pretty and nice but when I when I told her my about my freelings, everyone made fun of me. I started acting really mean to her. She hated me then. In fifth grade I was...

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DETERMINATION

Strong Determination Always Wins

It is the true story of my cousin brother named Kaushik Mazumder, it was early sixties when he was born and after completing two and half years after his birth, his two legs were badly harmed with polio, that time, in India, there was no oral dose, vaccination ...

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