Inspiration Report

You may recognize Macy Gray’s “Beauty in the World” as the song that played during the last scene of “Ugly Betty” series finale. This song is so fun, upbeat, bright, happy, and refreshing.  The lyrics encourage you to let go, be […]

The latest popular YouTube video is a baby dancing samba on a kitchen table–carefree, joyful, fulfilled, and completely in his own element.  There’s no doubt this little boy has dance (and hip) moves!  Could “Dancing with the Stars” be in his future?  Or could he be […]

We received an email with sweet photos of Suryia the Orangutan and Roscoe the Hound Dog, two unlikely, inseparable best friends who met at an endangered species sanctuary.  While this story is “old news” by now, we thought it was still […]

June Carter Cash was born today on June 23, 1929; she would have been 81-years-old. Devoted wife and mother, talented singer and actress, June Carter Cash will always be remembered as the heart and soul of her equally famous husband, […]

There’s a popular saying that goes, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.”  In Colin Goodwin’s case, he turned a prank from his coworkers into a thriving business! As the general manager of a furniture store in Oakland Park, Kansas, […]

A preliminary study conducted by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Missouri revealed that youth generally view spirituality in a positive light. Anthony James, a graduate student, asked children and adolescents the question, “What […] is not the only company creating Gulf oil spill t-shirts with the aim to donate proceeds to relief efforts. Well-known fashion designer Kenneth Cole’s has also launched a t-shirt initiative to help support those affected by the Gulf oil […]

At 7 feet, 7 inches, Manute Bol was one of two tallest basketball players in NBA history.   Born in Sudan, Manute was drafted to become an NBA player in 1985 and played for ten years with four different teams: Washington Bullets, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, […]

As a father of two young girls, President Obama understands the importance of being a good leader and role model for his daughters. To support and encourage other fathers to be good role models, the President launched a new phase […]

We received this encouraging story about a woman who decided to donate a kidney in order to make a difference in someone’s life.  The following is a condensed and edited version of the story, featured with permission of the National […]