Category: Inspiration

The Lesson of the Penny

It’s funny how you can learn things from even the smallest things in our life. In today’s story, you’ll find an interesting way to remember where our trust SHOULD be every day. ———————————- Several years ago, a friend of mine and her husband were…

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Always Be Your Best

Here is a little poem that I thought that I would share with you today that will, hopefully, encourage and inspire you to “Always Be Your Best!” When you think it doesn’t matter If you fail or pass the test. Keep in mind the…

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The Power of Laughter

There is nothing better in the world than a nice, big laugh…a good belly-laugh. Laughing and smiling is an awesome remedy for the soul. It can brighten your day. It can turn a dark time into an enjoyable light. It’s funny how an individuals…

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Words of Wisdom of Legendary Coach Pat Summit

Well-known and respected women’s college basketball coach, Pat Summit, died a few days ago, at the age of 64, five years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. She was the head coach of the University of Tennessee’s basketball team and won more games than…

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Three Great Life Lessons From Alexander the Great

I am a big fan of history. I love reading and listening to books and documentaries of all kinds of history that ha spanned over the centuries. It is fascinating to see how past world leaders, inventors, athletes, armies, scientists, politicians, wars, etc. One…

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A Story to Make You Smile

As most of you know, I enjoy finding heartwarming, motivational, and inspirational stories, pictures, and tid-bits to share with you…to hopefully brighten your day, make you smile, or help your life become a little nicer. I discovered the following short story that I thought…

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The Foundations of Success

I recently came across this picture that gives us a fantastic,simple and true illustration of the building blocks of success. What are the things that define a person who is successful? Again, check out the picture and discover for yourself the answers…in a simple…

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Humanity Restored in the Midst of Anger

There are a lot of mean and thoughtless people in the world. These individuals can not only be obnoxious, rude and inconsiderate but they can be tear people apart with their sharp words and hurtful actions. Unfortunately, many people don’t take a stand against these…

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Pictures That Speak Volumes #75

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Pictures That Speak Volumes #74

There is nothing more precious than seeing the pure innocence and joy of a youngster. This photo is a terrific image of a little toddler enjoying his furry little friend. It really does make you think what people would be like…as they get older…if…

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The Purpose of Dogs According to Six-Year-Old

One of my favorite things in life when I was younger was having a companion that was as close as a sibling, friend, or family member….my pet dog. We did everything together…go swimming, play soccer (he was the goalie), fishing, going on walks, etc….

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A True Hero for Humanity

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Just One More Time…

I recently turned the big “5-0” a couple of years ago and what was even more humiliating, was receiving an AARP membership letter in the mail the very next day…Ahhh! Anyway, I have always been a nostalgic-type guy and I have become even more…

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What Makes YOU Happy?

A crow lived in the forest and was absolutely satisfied in life. But one day he saw a swan. “This swan is so white,” he thought, “and I am so black. This swan must be the happiest bird in the world.” He expressed his…

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Orphans Need Us: Pictures That Speak Volumes #73

There are literally millions of homeless children around the world that hunger for the affection and love of another person. Let’s try and remember these children each day and perhaps, in some way, you can discover how to help one. Take the time to…

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Never Assume!

In today’s day and age, during the hustle and bustle of life, it is easy for people to criticize and accuse others without stopping, asking questions and discovering the true characteristics of an individual. We all need to take the time to find the truth…

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The Five Fingers of Prayers

I came across this little, fun way to pray many, many years ago that I always thought was a pretty good idea and a terrific way to remember not only who or what to pray for…but HOW to pray. This is beautiful – and it…

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The Beauty Inside You

The Holidays are here! Millions upon millions of people rush around looking for gifts to buy, decorate their homes, spend time with their family and friends and enjoy welcoming in the New Year with their loved ones. Unfortunately, there is a flip side to…

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15 Life Skills That Teenagers Need to Know

According to Google, the definition of a “Life Skill” is “a skill that is necessary or desirable for full participation in everyday life.” Sadly, many young people (and scores of adults) don’t know how to perform many of these everyday skills. What are these…

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Comforting Thoughts About Life – Part 1

Life is strange. At one moment, it might seem tough, unfair, and if it just can’t get any worse while at other times, we are happy, joyful, or plain delighted with the good things in life. I decided that it would be a great…

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The Beautiful Side of Sports

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as Christ God forgave you.” – Ephesians 4:32 It was once said that sports and the competition that is found in each athletic contest is much like life…every emotion that you find in…

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Are You REALLY Thankful?

Every once in a while, I come across a short story or illustration that reminds me of things that I may have forgotten…such was the case when I found this brief tale. It made me remember really how fortunate that I am and how…

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Pictures That Speak Volumes #59

This picture, once again, shows us the goodness and kindness that people show to others!

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Seven Essential Rules For A Happy Life

I saw this list the other day of the seven things that will help a person to become a happier and healthier individual. While some of these rules may seem simple, in truth, they need consistent commitment and dedication each day.  It is also…

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The Wisdom of Mother Teresa

How often each day do you really think about helping people that you meet or spend time with each day? Or is your primary focus primarily in determining how much you receive from others? Today’s short story, in which read on kluth.org, is about…

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