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Born To Be Different by Ashleigh Ewald| Inspiring Story #89

  Born in China with a cleft-lip, orphaned, then living in foster homes until she was seven, Ashleigh wished her life might be different. She constantly sought approval from others and got in with the wrong crowd. Deep inside she knew something had to change.  But how?Be inspired by Ashleigh’s story as she shares how she […]

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My Sister, The Unsung Hero by Nicky Sherwood| Inspiring Story #88

Our world is full of unsung heroes;  real-life heroes who show up in times of disaster at great sacrifice to themselves…When Kim was born with a growth hormone deficiency, doctors said her brain wouldn’t develop normally and she wouldn’t amount to much. But she proved them wrong.  Today, Kim’s sister, Nicky, honors Kim as her unsung […]

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Heroin, Hope & Harvard by Liz Moldovan | Inspiring Story #81

 Inspiring story about a woman who after twenty+ years of heroin addiction is left homeless and close to death.  Without hope she attempts suicide … but instead of ending her life, she finds the strength to get clean and turn her life around in an almost miraculous way. I left home with nothing except my three-year-old […]

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The Wisest Woman I Have Ever Known by Sasha Frugone | Inspiring Story #44

A confronting story about the deep hurt inflicted by prejudice and the wise words that brought healing into a young woman’s troubled life.  In my seventeenth year of life, I was privileged to visit a woman who lived in a shanty that was supported on stilts above a swamp, with dirt-packed floors and a thatched […]

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Woman Fighting Wildfires by Linda Strader | Inspiring Story #70

​ Linda Strader, one of the U.S. Forest Service’s first female firefighters in the 70’s, shares an inspiring piece about overcoming life’s challenges against insurmountable odds.I left early. A little snow and ice challenged me on this cold and blustery day.  I reached the summit, my knees trembling from the precarious exposure. It’d been years since […]

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Pink Ribbon Runner by Patricia Prince | Inspiring Story #65

When Patricia catches sight of two girls jogging around the lake, she is inspired to turn her life around.   100 pounds overweight, while battling stage 3 cancer Patricia knew she had a challenge ahead…What she achieves is remarkable.  The hope she passes on, invaluable …I closed my eyes and lifted my face towards the […]

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When River Angels Appear by Barb Geiger | Inspiring Story #56

Barb Geiger and her husband Gene set off on an epic five-month service adventure, paddling down the Mississippi in a twenty-foot kayak they built themselves.

Along the way they encounter countless everyday heroes and river angles who offer compassion, care and opportunity to others. Be inspired by just one of their many encounters …

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Spellbound by the Circus Spotlight by Mara | Inspiring Story #50

Determined to fulfill her life-long dream to shine in the spotlight, Mara quits her job and runs away with the circus, where she learns the ultimate lesson in vulnerability Secretly I always wanted to be on stage and shine in the spotlight. When I was twenty-six years old,  I quit my security job in Switzerland, to run […]

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