Uplifting

Do You Know How a Solar Eclipse Affects Your Sign?

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Shutterstock.com Astrology is the millennia-old practice of studying the movements of the stars to determine their influence on our lives. Mixing the scientific and the mystical, this ancient art is still popular today in the familiar form of horoscopes and zodiac signs. Those who practice astrology refer to twelve equal divisions of the belt-like region of ...

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I Transformed Haunting Memories By Returning to Those Places With Gifts

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I was a heroin addict the last time I walked the roads of this California beach town. I ruined my relationship with the girl of my dreams, but recently got a second chance to do it over. While the town is outwardly beautiful, I worried about how I would react passing by, once again, the street corners and hang-outs that ...

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The Best Baby Names For Each Zodiac Sign

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Shutterstock.com Where baby names are concerned, the choices can be overwhelming. Do you go with Liam or Lucas? Emma or Olivia? Do you go with something traditional, or make up something new and unusual? And what if you get it wrong? Fortunately, when it comes to names, there is no right or wrong—although ...

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Stranger Erects New Mailbox for Blind Woman So She Doesn’t Have To Walk Into Street

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A blind woman in Henrico, Virginia has been worried for years that one day she would get hit by a car on the busy roadway where she has to go into the street to open her mailbox. But she doesn’t have any fears today, thanks to a Good Samaritan who used his own money and skills to fix the problem. ...

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Influencing and Winning Over Others

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Shutterstock.com Leadership and influencing people are more than delegating tasks in a business setting. It shapes communities, families and can inspire people to reach new heights. When Bill Clinton defeated George H.W. Bush in the 1992 presidential election, they managed to become friends despite the political discourse among parties. “I think dad was willing to rise ...

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Guardian Angel Plumber Gives Scholarships to Kids With Parents in Jail

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It can already be tough growing up without a parent – let alone trying to finance your own way through college without parental help. That’s why Karl Winsness is lending a hand. As a means of helping out local kids, Winsness created the only scholarship in the country that is given exclusively to children with incarcerated parents. Winsness, who calls ...

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Are They Watching?

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Shutterstock.com We are closer to accepting death more than ever today. There are movies, books and studies on the subject to keep it on the forefront of our minds. Due to this, deathbed visions and crossing over to the other side is not a story of folklore. The idea is maturing and becoming widely affirmed as ...

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Bus Driver Pays For Cab to Help Lost Girl Get to School on Time

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While bus drivers are required to stick to their schedules, this compassionate driver did not mind stopping along his route to check up on a distressed teenage girl. When the unidentified driver reportedly saw the youngster on Tuesday morning, he exited the bus to ask if she was okay. She then said that she had gotten lost and she was ...

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Do You Have What it Takes to Overcome?

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A North Korean defector was able to escape a life of hell when she was 13 years-old. Yeomni Park shared the grisly account of seeing her own mother raped to protect her and witnessed her friend’s mother being executed for watching an American film. “There is a saying in North Korea: ‘Women are weak, but mothers ...

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Teens Save Dad’s Life When Truck Rolls Onto His Head

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Bob Staub might not be alive today if it were not for the quick-thinking of his 14-year-old son and his two teenage friends. Staub found himself in trouble after he took the three freshmen high school students out fishing at Tunica Lake, Mississippi last weekend. They were backing their truck and boat down the boat ramp when the car’s gear ...

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