Little Legends

February is Black History Month, and a special book is available in bookstores.  Little Legends by Vashti Harrison is a children’s book and tells the stories of some exceptional men in Black history.  In today’s Story of Joy, the author shares why she chose to work on this book and something she noticed about many…Read more »

My Responsibility

Today is part two of the story we brought you on Monday.  The story of Pete Kadens and his generous gift to the seniors at Scott High School in Toledo, Ohio.  Pete Kadens, however, doesn’t call it a gift.  He calls it a responsibility.  It’s an amazing story in which he hopes to change the…Read more »

Giving Back

This week Stories of Joy is bringing you a two-part story.  It’s the story of a gift for the seniors at Scott High School in Toledo, Ohio.  A generous, generous gift.  An unbelievable gift.  Today is part one.  Come back Thursday for part two. Click the link below to watch. Giving Back      …Read more »

A Love Story

We’ve been saving this story for Valentine’s Day.  It’s a love story.  A love story met with resistance.  A love story that made history.  Kris and Paul were one of the first couples in the world with Down Syndrome to get married.  With the support of family and friends they married.  Now the support of…Read more »

Going the Extra Mile

Today’s Story of Joy is super short . . . but super kind!  We’ve all been there.  You look down at the gas gauge and realize that you need gas.  Now!  That happened to one family recently during a medical emergency.  They received a helping hand and more. Click the link below to listen to…Read more »

The Gift of Empathy

Brayden Martin, a 14-year old, felt empathy for a student who was being teased for his clothing.  As you might imagine, that type of teasing is not a rare occurrence in the hallways of a school.  What is rare is Brayden’s response to the situation.  Brayden chose to earn some money and purchase new clothes…Read more »