“Life Without a Limb is Limitless”

http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/making-a-difference/home-run-kid-amputees-play-ball-wounded-warriors-n138481 This is the season when kids leave their families and homes to experience summer camp.  This summer camp in Louisville, Kentucky is unique in that the coaches and the campers are amputees.  Many of these children are born without a limb or lost a limb after an accident.  The coaches are wounded soldiers, injured... Continue Reading →


A White House Summit on Working Families

http://workingfamiliessummit.org/ Juggling, balance, flexibility are the buzz words for creating good business practices for working families.  Regardless of your occupation or where you live, this issue affects all of us.  President and Michelle Obama and Vice President and Jill Biden addressed the challenges and solutions for the 21st century workplace at today's summit. A panel... Continue Reading →

Courage from the Students

http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/missing-nigeria-schoolgirls/schoolgirls-determined-despite-boko-haram-threat-n131276 It has been 2 months since the Nigerian School girls from Chibok were abducted.  Rather than closing down the schools in the area out of fear, this school featured in the video has reopened and resumed classes.  The students are learning, singing and praying. An NGO, called Operation Blessing, is supporting the school providing... Continue Reading →


The Heart of the US Open, Erik Compton

http://msn.foxsports.com/golf/story/erik-compton-was-the-heart-warming-story-of-us-open-061614 I may not be a golf fan, but I can appreciate the heart warming story on Father's Day about a 34 year old man who has survived two heart transplants and was the runner up in the US Open yesterday.  This story is also about the optimism in Erik's family, the transplant foundation and... Continue Reading →


A Catholic, Jew and Muslim Walk into a…Prayer Meeting

  Last month, Pope Francis went to the Holy Land to visit historic and religious sites in both Israel and in the Palestinian territories.  The choice of airports and site visits were analyzed and discussed by the media, many controversial.  The picture that I saw in the headlines at the time of the visit was... Continue Reading →


A World at School

Over 500 young leaders are advocating for global education by joining a global youth ambassadors group recently launched by the United Nations.  Two of these youth ambassadors were shot by the Taliban in Pakistan over a year ago for going to school.  They have inspired others to join them to advocate for the millions of... Continue Reading →


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