What an honor it is to hear people’s stories. Their experiences, their journeys. The way they dream, the beauty of their adventures. I find myself rejoicing with them in their triumphs, crying with them in their pain. I laugh in the moments filled with humor and hold my breath as the intensity rises. And as I listen to people’s life stories, I try to take a moment to understand what it’s like to be in their shoes. (more…)
Eighteen years old. While legal in many respects, I would argue that an 18 year old is still a child. (more…)
Today we want to share a story about the beauty of inspiration, determination, drive and will.
We are so inspired by stories like this, by beautiful people like the one you see below.
Until I was almost 37 years old, I had only lived in America, in the state of Georgia.
And up until the age of 17, I had never even traveled outside of the southeastern United States. (more…)
Have you seen the shirts? The bumper stickers? The social media posts? Three little words. But a strong statement against a dreadful disease:
I HATE CANCER.
Okay, some actually use a two-word statement quite a bit stronger. But we’ll attempt to keep this story family-friendly.
I have to admit, I’m not much of a fan myself. I’ve seen it throw people into a tailspin. I’ve seen dreams shattered. I’ve seen what it does to seemingly strong bodies. I’ve seen the tears, uncertainty, anger, fear, questioning: the gamut of emotions which pour out.