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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has become one of America’s most well-known neurosurgeons, saving the lives of children with complicated and lethal medical situations. He has paved the way for groundbreaking discoveries in the field, […]

Buddhism and Christianity are often seen as being as different as is possible for two religions. Buddhism is an atheistic religion that believes in reincarnation, holds to the idea that actions in past lives affect what happens in this life […]

In “More Together Than Alone,” Mark Nepo explores the power of community and digs into why it is so essential for people to work together. Nepo draws from history, religion and nature to show how humans are always stronger together […]

“I don’t believe in luck,” he said. “God had done His Will, he had saved my life.” Eldon Cooper, a farmer in Clarkridge, Ark., was pinned inside his water-filled tractor cab for more than three hours and nearly drowned.  He […]

One summer, when I was only seven, over a period of a few weeks, I experienced an onset of severe headaches. I completed the second grade that last school year, and It was my first summer living in southern California. […]

He found a baby alive that had been buried in a Montana mountain side for at least nine hours, in what can only be described as a true miracle. Missoula County Sheriff’s Deputy Ross Jessup, who stated “it was the […]

Eight years ago, Oprah Winfrey hosted a contest that was meant to find the next talk show host. Krista Rizzo entered the contest. If she won, she planned to call her show “Why Am I Yelling?” When she entered the […]

Modern culture is full of contradictory messages, especially for women. Women are told to love fiercely, but they are also informed that it is unhealthy to care about someone more than they care about themselves. Women are told to embrace […]

Everyone today is familiar with the story of the human version of the ugly duckling. A person, usually a woman, is ugly and sad about it. Then, through some form of magical experience, they become beautiful. This transformation can be […]

Despite the horrible weather competitors faced at this years Boston Marathon, racer Desiree Linden kept pushing through to become the first American woman to win since 1985. The two-time Olympian came out on top after she pulled past Ethiopian runner […]