From the publisher of the Thin Threads, this video about a woman who found her greatest strenght through illness is so moving. Also, go to the site and see the promotional trailor for the Thin Threads series. So inspiring! View video here.

The mattress industry is trying to help out in Haiti and doing their part to aid displaced Haitians. With so many people injured, homeless and sleeping on the streets and random tent cities, this could be a blessing.   WorldBeds for Haitian Relief is a project now underway.   Mattress manufacturer Anatomic Global says it has…

Women so often feel like victims of their own health and lives. The truth is that we can take charge of our own well-being and do things to lower stress in our lives. I find that to be inspiring news! I came across an article this morning that offered 6 ways to keep your heart healthier,…

The most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, saw his shadow this morning, which means another ornery six weeks of winter for the folks of Pennsylvania. But the folks of New York are happy as can be because Staten Island Chuck, of the Staten Island Zoo, did not see his shadow. In groundhog lore this fortells of…

Are you thinking of doing something to serve others on Valentine’s Day? How about showing the world some love and joining in on campaign that welcomes people of all faiths to act toward the betterment of humankind? Here’s the scoop from the Standing on the Side of Love camp: “On Sunday, February 14th over 65 communities…

Ooh la la. These images from the Orange Festival in France will lift your spirits! And they may just make you thirst for a glass of orange juice with a twist of lemon. Although they are circulating around the internet as “Orange Festival in the Netherlands” these are images from “Festival Citrusov from South France.”  Festival…

Okay, so this is not exacty a rescue story but perhaps, for some, this is a tale of hope that will lift the heart–especially if you happen to be short and stout. It may make you happy to know that human females are evolving to a larger size and–in ten generations from now, perhaps–this will be the…

This is a really cool story with heartwarming ending. A pup somehow wandered onto Poland’s Vistula River and ended up on an ice floe about 18 miles out to sea. He’d been spotted along the river earlier by firemen, but they could not reach him. The hero  crew of a boat called Baltica was able to save him from…

The good news out of Haiti this week is the miracle rescue of Darlene Etienne, 16, who survived for 15 days trapped in her school after the earthquake caused it to crumble around her. One of the most touching parts of this story is the enduring faith of her mom, a poor woman who refused to…

“Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark. Do not let the hero in your soul perish, in lonely frustration for the life you deserved, but have never been able to reach. Check your road and the nature of your battle. The world you desired can be won. It exists, it is…

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