A Second Chance at Life
At age 68, Larry Pontius had a life expectancy counted in single-digit days. He was struggling to find hope and then he got a phone call.
It wasn't until Susan Richards turned 45 that she picked up a pen and put it to paper (or in this case, put her fingers to a keyboard). And when she did, she wrote like she had done it all her life – her two books made her best-selling author.
heard a lot of 'stories' lately -- in the media, our friends
conversations and yes, even in our own minds. Stories of lack,
limitation, blame, etc.. The other day I was talking with musician
Charlie Thweat and he reminded me of a statement from the Course in
will solve every problem here."
don't we trust? Most of us have an experience or two...
Field of Dreams
John Wilson's story is straight out of Hollywood. It's a story of personal redemption and hope for us all; a story of struggle and triumph played out in jails, hospitals and finally -- on a baseball field.
For anyone who's ever had to struggle financially, you'll find the story of Jean Beliveau very interesting ... and very radical. Find out what prompted him to spend 11 years traveling the world by foot.
Surviving and Thriving
When news anchor Wendy Chioji was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2001, her struggle was closely followed by thousands. Six years later, Wendy is a relentless fundraiser, inspirational spokesperson and fearless competitor.
Challenge: Lose 1 Million Pounds
If your New Year's resolution is to lose weight, you're in good company. A study by the U.S. government finds that it's the number one vow that Americans make at midnight on December 31st. Paying off debts, saving money and getting a better job come in next, followed by getting fit and eating right. We have a ton of tips here on the site for you to learn more about keeping your resolutions,...
Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela!
Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday is July 18. No doubt people around the globe will be celebrating and with good cause. South African’s first black president is a man of courage who brought justice to South Africa. Born Rolihlahla Mandela in Mvezo, South Africa he grew into his name in the Xhosa language means, “pulling the branch of a tree,” and translates to “troublemaker.”
In Honor of MLK, Jr -- What's Your Dream?
Many never believed this week could come .... that on one day, we could celebrate the life of a man who dreamed BIG, delivering one of the most enduring speeches of all time:and on the next day, inaugurate our first African-American president of the United States.
And it's all because of people who dared to dream, and dream big, even in the face of enormous challenges. Dr. King faced racism --...