Inspirational and Motivational Stories
Dick & Rick Hoyt
I try to be a good father. Give my kids
mulligans. Work nights to pay For their text messaging. Take them to
What Are We Missing?
Washington DC, Metro Station, on a cold January morning in 2007. The man with a violin played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time approximately 2 thousand people went through the station, most of them on their way to work. After 3 minutes a middle aged man noticed there was a musician playing. He slowed his pace and stopped for a few seconds and then hurried to meet his schedule...Continue Reading This Story
Private Timothy Arathuzik
His expression was a perfect 50/50 split -- half shock and half excitement as his Parris Island drill instructor entered his home and presented him with a new set of Dress Blue's, February 3. House calls are not commonplace in the Marine Corps, but for someone with as much heart and dedication as Pvt. Timothy Arathuzik, an exception was made...Continue Reading This Story
Jerry is the kind of guy you love to hate. He is always in a good mood and always has something positive to say. When someone would ask him how he was doing, he would reply...Continue Reading This Story
The older I get, the more I enjoy Saturday mornings. Perhaps it's the quiet solitude that comes with being the first to rise, of maybe it's the unbounded joy of not having to be at work. Either way, the first few hours...Continue Reading This Story
The Cab Ride I'll Never Forget
Twenty years ago, I drove a cab for a living. One time I arrived in the middle of the night for a pick up at a building that was dark except for a single light in a ground floor window. Under these circumstances, many drivers would just honk once or twice, wait a minute, then drive away...Continue Reading This Story
The Story and Voice of Sung-Bong Choi
Have you heard the story of Sung-Bong Choi? I absolutely love these kinds of stories. And it’s not that I just love these kinds of stories, I need these kinds of stories. Perhaps, we all need these kind of stories. Sung-Bong Choi, a self-described “manual worker,” is a recent contestant who shocked many on “Korea’s Got Talent.”...Continue Reading This Story
The Christmas Truce
It was December 25, 1914, only 5 months into World War I. German, British, and French soldiers, already sick and tired of the senseless killing, disobeyed their superiors and fraternized with "the enemy" along two-thirds of the Western Front (a crime punishable by death in times of war). German troops held Christmas trees up out of the trenches with signs, "Merry Christmas."...Continue Reading This Story
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