An Officer And A Gentlema–Er, Boy: You’ll Be So Blessed By One Young Man’s Faithfulness To Our Country’s Heroes.
When Lieutenant Colonel Frank Dailey went to lunch with his family, the active duty fighter pilot never expected the blessing to come from a tiny package: a post-it note wrapped around a soggy, cold twenty-dollar bill.
Across much of the developing world, seeing water that is clean, clear and drinkable isn’t just a novelty – it’s a fantasy. The need more basic than clothing or shelter is tough to come by in areas facing perpetual drought or the scars of runaway development.
When basketball coach Josh Thompson asked his players to dedicate the next game to a loved one, the results were typical: friends, family, girlfriends. But for junior guard Spencer Wilson, best friend Josh Rominger wouldn’t be there to see the game.
A Father, A Son, And Stock Car Racing – See How Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Overcame His Fears And Achieved Greatness With Family.
Second-generation NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a powerful reflection on relationships and goals in this letter to himself: from a deep bond with his mother to the fear of living in his father’s shadow that motivated him to truly connect with the legendary champion driver.
‘You’re kidding me,’ the homeless man said to the convenience store clerk. A lottery ticket offered by a passer-by was a winner, and he stood in stunned disbelief as the store clerk counted out one hundred, two hundred, three hundred…one thousand dollars in cash.
Mister Rogers Had One Last Lesson For These Celebrities – Watch Ten Seconds Of Thoughtful And Tearful Thanks!
Even as Sesame Street taught us the alphabet and Bill Nye taught us about air pressure, Mister Rogers was our most beloved neighbor and the one who taught us the most true and valuable lessons. Even in adulthood, we still have lessons to learn – and teach us he did, right through his acceptance speech for a Lifetime Achievement Award and the 1997 Emmys.
In February of 2003, a simple, humble Presbyterian minister passed away in the quiet of his home from cancer, a disease that often does take the elderly just as this gray man was. In most instances, such an event wouldn’t merit mention save the church bulletin. But this man was Fred Rogers.