The Seeds of Failure or The Potential for Greatness

High on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful city of Venice, Italy, there lived an old man who was a genius. Legend had it he could answer any question anyone might ask of him. Two of the local boys figured they could fool the old man, so they caught a small bird and headed for his

What is your value?

A well known speaker started off his seminar by holding up a $20 bill. In the room of 200, he asked. “Who would like this $20 bill?” Hands started going up. He said, “I am going to give this $20 to one of you – but first, let me do this.” He proceeded to crumple

Which Are You?

[This beautiful story has been circulating on Facebook. Unfortunately we cannot trace who wrote such a touching and insightful piece. Nevertheless, we are sharing it to those of who have not read it yet.] Grandmother Says… Carrots, Eggs, or Coffee; “Which are you?” A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and

The Coffee Mug

by Terri Hess Years ago when my husband and I were dating I purchased two coffee mugs; the kind that has your name on it and a description of what your name foretells and it was pretty accurate. People used to make fun of our corny coffee mugs but that’s okay. I didn’t purchase them

We Are One

By Dodinsky I see Americans and Muslims apologizing to each other for the actions of a bigoted few from their own ranks. That makes me think the human race has a future. Americans saying sorry for the video that blasphemed, mocked and ridiculed their religion. Muslims saying sorry for the violence the fundamentalists have wrought

This Is Where I Am Supposed To Be

By Carolyn Bolton [This story was actually shared as a status post by the writer on her Facebook account. There was no editing done by her or us, just pure adrenaline rush as she was recounting the following event. We begged her if we could post it AS IS.] Well today hasn’t been AT ALL

Who’s All Positive Polly, Now?

By Teresa Rhyne (Ms. Rhyne is the author of the #1 NY Times bestseller The Dog Lived (And So Will I) published by Sourcebooks, Inc.  It received a great review from Publisher’s Weekly. Her official website : http://teresarhyne.com/ and you can also follow updates about her book on Facebook Fan Page and Twitter.) I will

Struggles In Life

By Ward Foley The following are excerpts from the inspirational and funny book THANK MY LUCKY SCARS. “My reaction to their opinions helped me see that I was maturing, and beginning truly to accept and like who I was. Others could no longer break the confidence I had in myself. I could love myself when

The Pineapple Rule

By Sherien Sobhy About a year ago, I was out to lunch with my cousin at one of our favorite restaurants. I was starving and eagerly awaiting my food when I saw the waitress coming our way. To my horror, shamelessly placed next to the main course were sliced pineapples. How dare they ruin a