Helping others

Kitten enjoys a climbing space built by Purple Leash Project
Pets

The Purple Leash Project Helps People and Pets Escape Domestic Violence Together

The campaign is working to create more pet-friendly domestic violence shelters throughout the U.S.  

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John Lewis; U.S. Congress, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Stories of Hope

Remembering John Lewis: 10 Inspiring Quotes

The late John Lewis devoted his life to the cause of civil rights. Just as Lewis was inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, his words have inspired others to work for equality and justice.

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Wellie and Jennifer; Photo courtesy: Jennifer Warsing
Service Animals

Deaf During the Pandemic: “It Was a Blessing in Disguise for Me"

She struggled with Covid-19 protocols—the closed businesses, wearing a mask—but her service dog and faith helped her cope.

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A coffee shop coupon inside a thank you envelope; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Merry Mission

Their family tradition brings Jesus’ caring spirit to essential workers during the holiday season.

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Two pink/red address books with attached pencils; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: In The Books

Her old fashioned gesture brought Christmas delight to her daughters.

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A tablet displaying a piano player; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Sing Along

How this musician offers Christmas music safely in the midst of a pandemic.

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Group of people around the world.
Inspirational Prayers

A Prayer for Today

This evergreen prayer for peace and unity, spoken by astronaut Frank Borman in 1968 while orbiting the moon, still holds true to this day.

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Rachel and her son adding books to a little free library; Photo credit: Rachel Koppa
People Helping People

The Mother-Son Duo Giving Literacy a Boost

Rachel Koppa and her son are on a mission to diversify all registered Little Free Libraries throughout Dallas, Texas.

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Singer-songwriter Kari Jobe. Photo credit: Cameron Powell Studio
Music

How a Divinely Timed Song Became an Anthem During the Pandemic

When Christian singer Kari Jobe and others wrote “The Blessing,” they didn’t realize the huge impact it would have.

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Robert Young; photo by David Scott Smith
Finding Life Purpose

The Great Spirit Moved Him to Help House the Nation's Elders

In this story from 2004, a man’s life was changed by a newspaper headline: “Native American Elders Freeze to Death”

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