QUOTE OF THE DAY

When people tell you to 'do whatever makes you happy,' ignore that. Do whatever makes you better, and be happy about it.  

Allan Rice

executive director of Alabama Fire College

Making friends at any age
Friends

How to Make Friends at Any Age

Friends are important to our wellbeing. And if you're creative and open, new ones will always come your way.

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Bless those who mop floors.
Inspiring Stories

Prayers of Gratitude for Workers We Take for Granted

Some tasks in life aren’t the most fun. But they can be the most meaningful.

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Helping a stranger get to the grocery store has a divine aspect.
People Helping People

Would You Help a Stranger?

Helping a disabled stranger get to the supermarket has a whiff of the divine.

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Facing fear at the beach
Military Families

Facing Fear to Find Calm Waters

A day at the beach reminds a military mom how she found peace after her son was deployed.

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Christine Rowsey

How Could She Make Her Dream to Become a Nurse Come True?

In the midst of changing career paths, Christine Rowsey lost her job and her car. Would she also have to sacrifice her dream of doing something that mattered?

Actor John Corbett
Movies and TV

John Corbett: The Importance of Saying Yes

His surprising journey from steelworker to actor, the moment that changed his life, and his movie All Saints

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Brooke Obie and family on vacation at the Ritz Carlton, Kapalua, Hawaii
Travel

How Parents and Adult Children Can Travel Together

Worried about traveling with parents? Get practical advice from our writer who's had great trips with her mom and dad.

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Trending Stories

Watch Mickey Mouse Tell These Two Kids They've Been Adopted
Inspiring Stories

Watch Mickey Mouse Tell These Two Kids They've Been Adopted

Disney helped this family tell their foster children that they had officially been adopted and the moment is heartwarming. 

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This CEO Had the Perfect Response to an Employee's Mental Health Day
Work Life

This CEO Had the Perfect Response to an Employee's Mental Health Day

When this employee emailed about taking time off for her mental health, her boss had the best reply. 

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An Esther Krinitz tapestry entitled Rosh Hashanah
God's Grace

The Amazing Art of Holocaust Survivor Esther Krinitz

At the age of 50, Esther Nisenthal Krinitz began to create amazing tapestries that told the story of her survival during the Holocaust. Check out our selections of her inspiring work!

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Beverly T. Gooden
People Helping People

This Domestic Violence Survivor Created 'Bolt Bag' to Help Others

Social activist and domestic violence survivor Beverly T. Gooden hopes her Bolt Bag will make it easier for victims to leave abusive situations.

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Better Living

A woman reflecting by the lake's edge.
Living Longer, Living Better

It's Never Too Late to Follow Your Dreams

It's never too late to pursue your dreams. If you need some inspiration to follow your heart, no matter what your age, enjoy these inspiring quotes.

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Finding peace and quiet in the tomato patch
Life Advice

Cultivating Silence in the Tomato Patch

Pruning these unwieldy vines reveals more than swelling fruit—it shows what can grow when given some space.

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10 ways to help the sandwich generation
Sandwich Generation

10 Ways to Bless the Sandwich Generation

Parents are often playing the role of caregivers to older family members as well. Here’s how you can help.

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Joshua Coombes giving haircut to  homeless person
Inspiring Stories

This Traveling Hairstylist Transforms the Homeless

London-based hairstylist Joshua Coombes started the #DoSomethingForNothing movement to inspire others to give back

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