A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about what I thought was the worst possible emotion. But it occurred to me that as long as I'm thinking about emotions, I should also nominate what I believe to be the best possible emotion.
Crys Worley taught her sons how to skateboard from an early age, and it shows. Both of them look like they were born on a board. She saw the value in particular for her youngest son, Sasha, who has autism.
In an age where many people equate activism with changing their Facebook profile picture, what makes a couple of first-worlders want to give everything up to live out of their backpacks for four years straight?
If Wisconsin was a taste of things to come, then the future of this country is terrifying, or maybe the future is already here. A world where fear beats hope and reason and people vote against their best interest.
Living your life as a dreamer is not just about achievement and accomplishment, or even success. It is about living your life, passionately pursuing the things that matter to you most, and learning and growing along the way.
Early in my life I was told to be careful how I treated strangers because I might be entertaining angels without realizing it. A few days ago a small clan of angels arrived on my patio without my invitation or knowledge.
There's nothing like true stories of those who refuse to be defeated, despite the odds, to cure what ails you. Such stories transfix, restoring hope in transformation. This turn of events is available to every one of us willing to put in the sweat equity.