Ryan goes to church every Sunday with his parents and family, always sitting in the back with the adults. One Sunday the choir director approaches his parents and asks “how can we get Ryan involved”? So starts Ryan’s move to the front with the other kids in the youth choir, where he finds friends, acceptance […]
Eight year old Ryan gets a chance to see his favorite singer, Stevie Wonder, when a friend of his grandmother’ comes through with front row tickets. But it gets better as this friend takes time from his job after the show to get an autograph from Stevie Wonder himself, a prized possession to this day!
We are Girl Scout Troop 62086. We consider ourselves sisters to every girl scout with each one of us having her own individual voice. As a group, we celebrate our talents and support each others’ needs. This month, we celebrate our sister, Amanda, who is one of our most active and friendly scout members. While […]
A father takes his son every weekend to the mall to have some “father-son” time and learn about the world while hanging out. They begin stopping in “The Build a Bear” store and get to know one of the staff who greets them every visit. As the father relates, even though they never bought anything […]
As my son approaches his 18th birthday, I am fortunate to be able to share countless examples of kindness and compassion that overshadow the tremendous challenges we have faced. Lincoln was 2 ½ years old when he was diagnosed. The joys of finally becoming a mom at the age of 36 were suddenly overcome with […]