Rolling Along

Aimee Copeland Mercier was in a zip line accident in 2012. Since then, she’s done amazing things for others through her foundation. Her latest project is bringing the Action Trackchair to state and national parks. These are the “Land Rover” of wheelchairs. They allow folks to visit the wonders of these parks without limitations due…Read more »

Team Agar

An Ironman Triathlon consists of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride, and a 26.2 mile marathon. All in one day within time limits. This athletic feat is amazing for great athletes. For Team Agar, it’s amazing for many, many reasons. Click the link below to meet Jeff and Johnny Agar. They compete…Read more »

Thanksgiving Dinner Music

Vince Guaraldi. You may not recognize his name, but you’ll certainly recognize his music. The Vince Guaraldi Trio performed the “Thanksgiving Theme” in the Charlie Brown Christmas show. It premiered on television in 1965, and folks have been bouncing to the music ever since. This is great music for your Thanksgiving dinner. Click the link…Read more »

Thank a Teacher

Teachers do so much! The teacher in today’s Story of Joy goes beyond teaching the basics. She helps her kids believe in themselves with a simple daily routine. Click the link below to watch the students tell themselves something good while looking in a mirror. We could all use someone like this cheering us on…Read more »

Honeymoon Heroes

If you’re married, think back on your honeymoon. What did you do to celebrate your wedding? Did you take a special trip? Did you have a delicious meal? Did you relax next to the pool? Did you take walks on the beach? Doran Smith and David Squillante’s honeymoon in Spain was a bit different than…Read more »

#BikeBus

Every child dreams about getting a bike, and every parent dreams about teaching their child how to ride a bike. However, it’s becoming uncommon to see youth riding to school. Devin Olson, a parent in Minneapolis, is trying to change that. “Bike to School Day” was born. Olson has led 11 semi-annual “bike buses” to…Read more »

Kindness 101: Reverence

Kindness 101, from CBS News, is a periodic series teaching kindness to all ages. This week’s lesson is connected to Veterans Day and is a lesson about reverence. It might seem that reverence is in short supply these days, but this story may have you thinking otherwise. Steve Hartman and his children teach us a…Read more »

Be Proud of Our Scars

Arizona Cardinals Cornerback Antonio Hamilton wanted to pay it forward after his experience as a burn victim. He visited children in the Arizona Burn Center where he was treated. Antonio and his teammates brought joy, encouragement, and camaraderie, as he normalized burn scars by showing his own and encouraging the children to claim their scars…Read more »

Pay-It-Forward Town

Scott Legried’s small act of kindness hasn’t gone unrewarded.  He was driving down the road when a dog appeared in front of him out of nowhere.  Legried swerved to avoid the dog and suffered a number of injuries in the process.  The injuries were severe enough that Legried, a farmer, was unable to harvest his 600…Read more »

Happy Halloween!

It’s Halloween, so it’s a very good day for a creepy doll story! Her name is Creepy Chole, but she’s loved by Briar Beard. Briar is three years old, and loves Creepy Chole . . . so much so that she takes the doll everywhere, including to Disney World. As you might guess, the doll…Read more »