How A Sweet Boy And A Truck Reminded Me The Secret To Love

A sweet boy from high school taught me something about love this week. Of course, he is no longer a boy. Now a man. A husband. A father. An incredibly happy one last July as he walked along Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France. Do you remember the evil that happened that night? As the French celebrated Bastille Day, their independence day? A crazed terrorist barreled a truck down that boulevard packed with people. His single mission was to destroy

Read more

First Lady Michelle Obama Surprises Folks Taping Goodbye Messages To Her

Put politics aside for a moment to experience some incredibly joyful moments with First Lady Michelle Obama. “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon and his staff set up a recording session where folks could come by and record a goodbye message to Mrs. Obama. What the unsuspecting people didn’t know was that the woman they admire so much was standing just feet away, hidden by a curtain. What would it feel like to get to meet one of your idols face

Read more

Girl Reunited With Beloved Teddy Bear After Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

Who doesn’t need their teddy bear in these scary, uncertain times? It doesn’t get scarier than last week’s fatal shooting at the Fort Lauderdale airport. Unsuspecting travelers scrambled to get to safety as a man pulled out a gun in the baggage claim area and started firing. Five people lost their lives. NBC Miami reports another casualty of the chaos was Rufus the Teddy Bear. The Broward County Sheriff’s Department says Rufus was one of the tens of thousands of

Read more

Repo Man Turns Out To Be Guardian Angel For Elderly Couple

Repo man is hardly the first image that comes to mind when I think guardian angel. Yet, that’s who turned up for a couple in Red Bud, Illinois,¬†who surely needed a break. Steve Hartman of CBS News has the story of Pat and Stan Kippling, a couple struggling through tough times and shrinking finances. They won’t say they were surprised when Jim Ford showed up with his tow truck and took their car away. Everything that happened after that? Is

Read more

How A Millionaire Secret Santa Was Born Out Of One Small Act Of Kindness

The Secret Santa story done each year by CBS News‘ Steve Hartman is among the most popular and heartwarming. Which is saying a lot. Because everything Steve Hartman does is heartwarming. And his stories are so popular, with good reason. Each year about this time, Steve follows around a man who wishes to remain anonymous. CBS News cameras capture the joy as the Secret Santa comes upon unsuspected folks who are not expecting a great Christmas. This Santa instantly changes

Read more

Mother Of Slain Officer Serves Hundreds Of Cops Holiday Dinner

Can the grief of a mother who has buried her son know any end? I would imagine no. Shirley Gibson and her husband, Harrison, have known this immense pain since 1997. Their son, Brian was a Washington D.C. police officer who was ambushed while sitting in his patrol car. At her son’s funeral, she wondered how she would ever get through the holidays. Her answer has been simply brilliant. She cooks. Cooks her son’s favorite foods and invites local police

Read more

Uber Driver Turns His Car Into Mariah Carey Christmas Karaoke Party

Thank you to Uber driver Jonathan for making me no further for instant smiles. He brought instant Christmas joy to passengers as he picked them up for what they thought was just a regular Uber ride. Oh, no, sir! He passed out Santa hats and reindeer headbands and popped on Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You.” The fun is instant! Apparently, this Uber joy is not a one off for Jonathan. He has other fun surprises on

Read more

Dolly Parton Offers $1000 A Month For Families Who Lost Homes In Tennessee Fires

Dolly Parton. This incredible woman knows how to do celebrity right. Beyond her talent and incredible business success, she’s always been amazingly inclusive and generous. She never forgets where she comes from. Which happens to be Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, right in the middle of the area ravaged by wildfires in recent weeks. Dolly has announced that she’s gathering all her businesses and her foundation to help out. She’s offering $1,000 a month to each family who has lost their home

Read more

Generous Farmers Help Grieving Neighbor Harvest Over 100 Acres In A Day

It’s more than wheat, hay and other crops farmers are growing in Connorsville, Indiana. They are growing generosity, love and compassion. Things you don’t know you have until times are hard. Beyond hard. Challenges you would wish on no one. That’s what Steve Wollyung’s family is facing. Just days getting ready to harvest 112 acres on his farm, Steve’s four-year-old granddaughter, Ayla, died in an accident on the farm. Finishing that harvest was the last thing Steve could handle right

Read more

Two Sisters Become Moms Adopting Family Of Six Siblings

Sisters do some incredible things together. Tracy and Sherrie Smith of Benbrook, Texas are taking it to a new level. They’ve become moms. Adopting. Together. Not one. Not two. How about six siblings?! Who would ever take in six young kids that officials were hoping they could keep together? These great women. That’s who. Are they crazy? They’ll be the first to tell you, absolutely. And they couldn’t be happier. They’re raising the kids they were meant to. Their kids.

Read more
1 2 3 4 5 6