It’s Simple, and It Works

Some high school students in Iowa are earning PE credit in a unique way this month.  No running laps.  No push-ups.  Instead, they’re doing yard work.  It’s a different way of earning PE credit, but it has many benefits.  It’s simple, and it works. Click the link below to listen to today’s Story of Joy.…Read more »

A Special Dance

Bruce Walton and his daughter were determined to have the father-daughter dance at Harmony’s wedding; however, there were many obstacles for them to overcome.  Their determination won out. Click the link below to watch this story. A Special Dance

Good Talk

Yesterday was Father’s Day, and it’s always a good day to celebrate dads.  Today’s Story of Joy will bring a smile to your face.  Young Kingston is having a “good talk” with his dad while they watch TV.  It’s a fun father-son moment.  Enjoy! Click the link below to watch. Good Talk

Like a Father

Curtis Jenkins is a school bus driver in Dallas, Texas, but to many kids he’s so much more than that.  He’s a father to them.  In celebration of Father’s Day, we’re sharing his story.  Mr. Jenkins creates a close community on his bus rides by sharing smiles, giving gifts, and being family to the kids…Read more »

Oklahoma! . . . and So Much More!

The Tony Awards air Sunday evening.  Ali Stroker is nominated for an award.  She appears in Oklahoma! on Broadway.  Her performance is inspiring for her great acting, but her personal story is inspiring too.  Ali performs her part from a wheelchair.  Hers is an amazing story of grit and determination. Click the link below to…Read more »

Dear Pen Pal . . .

As the school year ends, students at Ward Traditional Academy in Tempe, Arizona are leaving with some special memories and some new friends.  They spent the school year writing letters to residents at Friendship Village Senior Living.  Friendships across generations were formed through these letters, and the kids and the seniors enjoyed meeting each other. …Read more »