Inspirational Stories

A Fascinating Story About A Glimpse Into Heaven

Today, I came across a fascinating story about what seems to be a “shared death experience” – where people very close to a dying person actually participate in some ways in the passing on of their loved one. I’ve come across a number of stories like this, especially in the recent book by Dr. Raymond […]

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Four-Time Stroke Survivor Walks Across America To Inspire Others

On February 14, 2010, Mycle Brandy, a four-time stroke survivor, went out for a walk – across America. Myckle walked from Newport Beach, California, to Washington, D.C. in 2010, a total of more than 2,600 miles. Why? In order to raise awareness about heart disease and its prevention, to increase awareness of care available for […]

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Disabled? A Truly Inspiring Olympic Runner Who Refuses to Let His Physical Disability Deter Him From His Dream

In case you missed it (like I did), an amazing inspirational story about a very determined athlete came to light during the 2012 Summer Olympics. The story is about an Olympic runner named Oscar Pistorious, who happens to be a double below-the-knee amputee. Born without fibulas (the bones that run from below the knees to […]

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The Man Who Turned His Home Into A Public Library

I came upon this fun and inspiring story today, about a man in the Philippines who turned his home into a library. After his parents died 12 years ago, Hernando “Nanie” Guanlao wanted to do something to honor their memory. He figured, since they had instilled in him a love of reading, he’d start a […]

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Inspirational Story about a Terminal Cancer Victim Helping Others

While surfing a few news sites the other night, I stumbled across this very inspirational story about a terminal cancer victim making the unlikely decision to devote the time he had left to helping others.  That seemed so extraordinary of a direction to take – giving away one’s time, after having been told your time […]

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