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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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Bring Sheets From Home by Ya-el Halevi | Inspiring Story #43

When her young son is diagnosed with cancer, Ya-el prepares him for the fight of his life. Little did she know that a trip to Walmart would birth an innovative idea that would bring joy to thousands battling childhood cancer across the globe …Upon hearing the words: “Your son has cancer”. My world shattered. My husband […]

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Please Don’t Blame The Girl by Naorin Amina of Bangladesh | Inspiring Story #40

Photo Credit:  Md. Mamun, Raj PhotographyAn inspirational young woman, at sixteen years old,  finds the courage to speak-out about a taboo subject in her community,  In breaking her silence, she starts a growing movement in Bangladesh …  “Break The Silence, Raise The Voice, Save the Childhood”I do believe a full recovery is quite impossible.I was […]

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You Can, Without a Man with Jessi Sexton | Inspiring Story #39

One year after discovering her husband’s cheating messages, Jessi turns her fears of being a single mom into her own single mom success story.I sat on the couch, my two dogs lounged across my lap. My three children played in the background, while I watched the six o’clock news, simultaneously scrolling Facebook.   My husband […]

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Images Etched In My Mind by Lynda Elliott |Inspiring Story #29

Refugee Stories From Lynda Elliot, Founder of the Refugee Buddy Network If this whole experience has taught me one thing, it is this: The only thing that matters is love.  The greatest gift we have as humans is our ability to empathize and connect with others.  It is that part of us that knows we are […]

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