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Showing Your Skin | Curiosity Vs Judging Others | By Emily Marszalek | Inspiring Story #114

One evening while enjoying a ride, Brad Johnson’s world is torn apart by a serious motorcycle accident. Two weeks after being released from the hospital, and still recovering, a deadly fire rages through his town. Brad is lucky to escape alive, with literally the shirt on his back, and his faithful dog Bella.

Rather than being defined by tragedy, Brad’s story is about his choice to celebrate life by giving back to others.

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Village Boy Finds a Way then Pays It Forward | By Nawaz Khan | Inspiring Story #109

A boy from a poor family in a small village travels to the city to get a job to pay for his education. There a strange man approaches with an offer the boy is both afraid to accept, but can’t refuse.

Be inspired by Nawaz’s remarkable story as he works through his fears, embraces opportunities and ultimately passes on the gift he was given to others in his village.

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Almost Sixty and Starting Over by Cynthia C. | Inspiring Story #101

Newly divorced, with no prospects for a 57 year old woman living in a foreign country, Cynthia thought her life was over.That was until a chance meeting with an older woman on her flight back to the USA changes her perspective about life and starting over.  The marriage is officially over. I can’t say that […]

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Help Broaden the Positive Stories Beyond Ourselves by Karletta Marie

JOIN This morning (or this evening) depending on where you are in the world, when you turned on your television or picked up a paper or you looked at your news feed, the majority of stories you received were most likely based on some kind of trauma, crime, disaster, injustice…  These stories are important because […]

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You are NOT a Victim, You Got This by Sarra A. | Inspiring Story #82

Image by the author Sarra A.  Imagine growing up in an environment where kindness was a foreign concept? Imagine knowing nothing else beyond the boundaries of your home? Imagine what it takes to escape, at only 21, with no money and no job, just a desire for freedom … It hadn’t quite sunk in yet; the […]

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The Village Brings Me JOY | Inspiring Story #79

Photograph by: Carla CoulsonA beautiful piece from Claire Lloyd about finding happiness in the changing seasons of village life.   The piece is an extract from her book “My Greek Island Home”   The village has a rhythm that changes with the seasons. Spring brings new life. The residents emerge from behind closed gates and […]

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Catcallers and a Dog-Walking Woman by Kelley Farrell | Inspiring Story #74

An entertaining story about being willing to step out of your comfort zone to be the the change you want to see in the world.   Tonight Tara, my dog,  and I walk down Milwaukee past two young guys drinking beers.  They smile and say, “Hello, ma’am, beautiful dog!” I thank them, wave, and we keep it […]

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‘See Me’ by Susan Greeff | Inspiring Story #73

Award winning  photographer, Susan Greeff, shares a heart-warming story about a Surma boy who teaches her a powerful lesson about what’s really important in life. …  A golden haze settled over the cornfields.   The sun prepared to rest for the evening, and I intended to follow.   Saying goodbye to the clan, I headed back to […]

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