Category Archives for "Family"

Nick Magnotti Dying of Cancer – Extraordinary Video to His Daughter (and us)

Nick and Alyssa Magno

Nick Magnotti is a 27 year old new father who has been battling cancer for over 2 years. The cancer originated in his appendix and spread throughout his abdominal cavity, despite many efforts to curb the cancer’s aggressive nature. Through all the treatments, multiple surgeries, intense heated intra-peritoneal chemotherapy treatments, seventeen rounds of systemic chemo […]

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To Read When You’re Alone

To Read When You're Alone

Mike Staver The most courageous leaders look to Michael Staver for the inspiration and strategies they need to fight the battles they face. Michael Staver provides keynotes as well as coaching, consulting, and training programs that help every member of your team achieve amazing results. With a master’s degree in counseling psychology and a bachelor’s […]

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Ice Cream is Good For the Soul Sometimes

ice cream lot of scoops

Courtesy of rogerknapp.com   Ice Cream is Good For the Soul Sometimes   Last week I took my children to a restaurant. My six-year-old son asked if he could say grace. As we bowed our heads he said, “God is good. God is great. Thank you for the food, and I would even thank you […]

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Mr. Wright – an Amazing “Weird” Teacher and a More Amazing Father

Jeffrey Wright

  Some heroes have capes and others have weapons but Jeffrey Wright has a classroom, a creative mind and a huge heart. Louisville, Kentucky High school physics teacher Jeffrey Wright was profiled by Tara Parker-Pope in the New York Times on December 24, 2012. The article featured an award winning video titled Wright’s Law produced […]

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Ice Cream Comb Story

Survivor Girl

  Courtesy of Inspire21.com By Rick Beneteau She was three. Just released from a far-away hospital after life threatening brain surgery, ready to take on the world again. I was happy just to have her back. My little “Mr. Clean” (shaven head and hoop earrings) and me driving along to our local mall. Hanging out […]

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About Aging – The Sparrow – a Love Story

The Sparrow Screen Shot

What does a sparrow have to do with aging?  Well, it’s kind of like the  song – The Cat’s in the Cradle.  I like the Johnny Cash version where Johnny made a point in a way that many people were willing to “hear”. It was an audio lesson on how the negative role model of the father […]

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