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I Want to Tell You An Inspirational Story

To have a ray of sunshine in the middle of the tempest of life. 290 People

    Rocks of Life

    A philosophy professor stood before his class and had some items in front of him. When class began, wordlessly he picked up a large, empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks right to the top ~ rocks about an inch in diameter. He then asked the students if the...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    Optimistic Boy !!!!!

    there was a village.....since many months there was no rain.....farms were dry and cropless.....animals were dying without grass....it was difficult time.....villageres were in a pathetic condition without rain, without water....so,  they decided to gather at a  holy place and...
    destinyguy destinyguy 26-30, M 12 Responses Feb 23, 2011

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    I Hope That This Story Helps You Forgive,so You Can Find Inner Peace

    Forgiveness is the key to having a high quality life following a spinal cord injury, because whether you were assaulted by someone, whether you were in a car accident plus it was the other drivers fault,whether you were in a auto or motorcycle accident and it was your fault or if...
    quadforgod quadforgod 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 30, 2012

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    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 29

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    An Inspiring Person

    Does anyone have any real inspirational stories, not just something sent through an email and made up.  I just met a woman who is an inspiration.  She is dyslexic and had been through a lot in her life, she dealed with alcoholism and drugs in her family, not having...
    plumfrog plumfrog 18-21 1 Response Jul 5, 2009

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    A Clever Dog...

    (Disclaimer: I found it on the internet and I just wanted to share it..).. A butcher watching over his shop is really surprised when he saw a dog coming inside the shop. He shoos him away. But later, the dog is back again. So, he goes over to the dog and notices he has a note in...
    jazzME jazzME 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 11, 2011

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    The Little Warrior

    My wife and I sat patiently in the nondescript and antiseptic lobby of St. Joseph Women's Hospital and waited for an update on our daughter Rachel's condition. We were just a few feet away from the small, brightly lit, gift shop that featured a myriad of lovely, colorful, and...
    HeartlessTWEET HeartlessTWEET 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 3, 2012

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    Im Coming After You To Heaven.

    This Girl. This Sweet, Funny, Smiling, Girl Is Laughing Like Crazy. Shes At School And Shes Talking To Her Friends. Having A Wonderful Time. Everyone Looks At Her As Just Another Person In This World. Living, Breathing, Just Another Person. As She Smiles And Laughs, Her Whole...
    LiveToInspire LiveToInspire 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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    Always Rember To Help Others

    Over the past 12 years as a peer mentor I've come to realize the fact that you need to pay it forward to others who have suffered recent spinal cord injuries like those that have helped you while being in the hospital after suffering a spinal cord injury. Such as when I was in...
    quadforgod quadforgod 41-45, M May 13, 2012

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    (It was 4 o clock in the afternoon.

    Will, asleep on his recliner, October 30, 2010. Laquisha heard the whistle of the kettle sound, and headed for the kitchen. Joe sat at the kitchen table, also Denise, an attractive brunette, stood five feet ten inches tall with a slim figure. Her hair in a pony-tale, a t-shirt...
    mejc mejc 51-55, M Nov 2

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    A Little Inspiration For Today

    The power of inspiration is such a strong thing and also having the ability to inspire is a gift given to someone my god. For the past 10 years I have been a peer Mentor and have been asked to inspire those who have suffered recent spinal cord injuries  which is tough as seeing...
    quadforgod quadforgod 41-45, M Mar 30, 2012

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    I was 14 or 15 ,,I am not really sure

    but I believe 15 ,,,I had broke up with my girl friend (a short time later became my wife) and I was staying at Mom and Dads ,( my girlfriend and I had our own place ),,My cousin wanted to take his Dads SS Nova ,,and us go for a joy ride ,,,he would push the car out of the yard...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    (True story) There was this girl

    that hated her life because she did a lot of drugs and just hung out with the wrong people.But one day she decided she was going to kill herself.On that same day she got into a big argument with her grandma because she (her grandma) wanted her to go to church but she hated...
    Pierce7891 Pierce7891 16-17, F Jul 31

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    Money For Nothing and Your Dog's Love For Free...

    I learnt one of the most valuable lessons of my life four thousands miles from home, when I was only eleven. We had been travelling for months, driving around Australia in a little car - just my Mum, my dog and I. My father had left us when I was very young and it had just...
    arthurn arthurn 26-30, M 21 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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    Arunima Sinha: Indian Woman, Who Lost Leg Under Wheels Of Train, Conquers Mount Everest! (Respect For Her!!)

    Arunima Sinha: Indian Woman, Who Lost Leg Under Wheels of Train, Conquers Mount EverestA 26-year-old Indian woman defied all odds to become the world's first woman to conquer Mount Everest on a prosthetic leg.Arunima Sinha, a member of Tata Group sponsored Eco Everest Expedition...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 3 Responses May 28, 2013

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    Never Give Up

    If you think your life is s*** and you just want to give up....think again!!! The man of this video is Arthur Boorman. He was a disabled veteran of the Gulf War for 15 years, and was told by his doctors that he would never be able to walk on his own, ever again. And like so...
    charmingpurple charmingpurple 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    Inspiration

    The power of inspiration is such a strong thing and also having the ability to inspire is a gift given to someone my god. For the past 10 years I have been a peer Mentor and have been asked to inspire those who have suffered recent spinal cord injuries  which is tough as seeing...
    quadforgod quadforgod 41-45, M May 13, 2012

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    A Story To Give You The Inspiration To Persevere Through Any Challenge

    What does perseverance mean? Perseverance means continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties,failure,or opposition. What does it mean to persevere? To persevere means to persist in a state,enterprise,or undertaking in spite of counter influences,opposition,or...
    quadforgod quadforgod 41-45, M Mar 30, 2012

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    One Of The Best Real Life Inspiration Story

    This is one of the SADDEST stories ever told in Hollywood. His name is Sylvestar Stallone. One of the BIGGEST and Most famous American Movie superstars. Back in the day, Stallone was a struggling actor in every definition. At some point, he got so broke that he stole his wife's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    Burning Desire For Success (pep Talk)

    You see it you feel it its moving around inside of you, it has your blood pumping but do you cherish it believe in it desire it own it. Are you afraid of it is it foreign to you, stagnant. The quiet before the storm then all of a sudden BOOM!!!! Now yore running you can see it...
    thecoffeeman thecoffeeman 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 3, 2012

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    My Little Daughter's Death

    Elizabeth’s Story I feel so alone without Elizabeth. She was always with me. She accompanied me on all my errands: grocery store, bank, and post office. She helped me with my chores: she got down on her little hands and knees and imitated ma-ma cleaning the floor. She would...
    purity4444 purity4444 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    Some Things to Think About.

    Written By Regina Brett, 90 years old, of The Plain Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio "To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most-requested column I've ever written."...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    The Story Of Shay

    People always say how mean kids can be, never how nice they can be.   This story will either make you cry, give you cold chills or just leave you cold, but it puts life into perspective! At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves learning-disabled children, the...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 28 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    A Few Years Ago I Would've Never Believed It Can Happen To Me

     I have never ever in my life thought I could be homeless and I would be living on the streets. I was born into a hard working, working class family. I grew up with seeing good examples in my parents and they always emphasized the importance of studying and hard work. They...
    wisestories wisestories 31-35 1 Response Jun 17, 2010

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    She Can't Hear, So What?

    I have been through ups and downs in my life.  I have faced down many challenges with all the strengrth and will I ever had in my life, but the first one is so amazing it might inspire you. When I was a kid, I had a lot of medical issues, such as cerebral palsy, symmetrically...
    LitamalianTherpo LitamalianTherpo 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2012

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    Doesn't Matter Where You Come From It Matter's

    Where You Go I hear so many people blame there childhood circumstances on the way they live there life, Well I have a story to tell that may change your mind on that it's a true story My Life has never been easy, I was a child born to a Mother addicted to drugs. She was...
    Foreverme23 Foreverme23 22-25, F 2 Responses May 15

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    Precious And Precarious

    Life is both precious and precarious. My wife is 9 years younger than I and I she was a very young 18 yrs.old when our daughter was born. Later we found out that she had a rare genetic disorder called Vasovegal Syncope  In a nutshell she had an immature vegas nerve that cause...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    Inspiration To Help Others

    Over the past 12 years as a peer mentor I've come to realize the fact that you need to pay it forward to others who have suffered recent spinal cord injuries like those that have helped you while being in the hospital after suffering a spinal cord injury. Such as when I was in...
    quadforgod quadforgod 41-45, M Mar 30, 2012

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    I thought i would share with you guys a story

    of self belief, hard work, and perseverance. So its year 11 in my high school, my last year of GCSE exams (im from the uk). and i didnt do too badly i got 8 B'S. now with these results i had to choose what 4 subjects i would like to study for my 2 years doing A-levels. these...
    TheFlamingLips TheFlamingLips 18-21, M Jun 17

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    Winnie The Pooh

      Once upon a time, a very long time ago now, about last Friday, Winnie-the-Pooh lived in a forest all by himself under the name of Sanders. ("What does 'under the name' mean?" asked Christopher Robin. "It means he had the name over the door in gold letters, and lived under...
    sweat0wet sweat0wet 51-55, M Aug 2, 2012

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    R I P Lil Avery

    This is a really inspiring story about Avery's fight with SMA Spinal Muscular Atrophy, 11/11/2011 - 30/04/2012 she passed away yesterday due to some complications related to her illness, I'm going to paste it here from the original link on yahoo.com just to share and collect...
    AYearWithoutRain AYearWithoutRain 18-21, M 3 Responses May 1, 2012

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    The Race - By Dee Groberg

    Preface - Not my story or poem but it is a moving story and if you have not read or heard it before.... Your life can change from it.... "THE RACE" “Quit! Give up! You’re beaten!” they shout at me, and plead. “There’s just too much against you now, this time...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M Nov 15, 2013

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    I'm going to tell you a story- the story of the

    girl and the moon. There was a girl, she was just like you and I - never did she become anything special just herself. This girl was raised to believe that only the strong can survive, thus she became strong - but every action has a reaction. Once she never knew of sadness yet...
    TaintedSnowflakes TaintedSnowflakes 18-21, F Mar 8

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    Dreams

    The first day of school our professor introduced himself and challenged us to get to know someone we didn't already know.  I stood up to look around when a gentle hand touched my shoulder.  I turned around to find a wrinkled, little old lady beaming up at me with a smile that...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 98 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    Importance of Time

    A young man learns what's most important in life  from the guy next  door. It had been some time since Jack had seen the  old man.  College, girls, career, and life itself got in the  way. In fact,  Jack moved clear across the country in pursuit of...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 9 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    Hope Remains

    A profound darkness stretches over the sky. The hope of tomorrow extinguished completely from my soul. Hours became torture. Minutes were an eternity of anguish and despair. This situation continued to be my reality day after day and life seemed to be passing me by. Quietly but...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 15, 2012

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    From Death To Life

    I was introduced to cocaine and the needle by my father when I was only 15 years old. When I was 22 I was diagnosed with hiv, with many struggles and failed attempts of sobriety I ended up in the hospital in 2001 of full blown AIDS. I was told that I had no immune system and that...
    kidrockdreamer kidrockdreamer 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    What Is Life ?

    What Is Life ? I live in Egypt, as u know all, we have a lot of demonstrations, demonstrations against the elected president MORSY and demonstrations against the traitors from military who killed 5000 people in one day who demonstrated against THEM in RABIA square . i went with...
    Mvendetta2 Mvendetta2 18-21, M Nov 14, 2013

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    Share Your Love Today As We Are Not Promised Tomorrow.

    The following story doesn't belong to me nor is it about me; however it has been touching my life every time I open my Bible for many years now. It was shared with me by a special person in my life.  I don't share this story often but someone asked me today why I openly...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    I have a story that I think will help a lot of

    people going through some kind of pain. About a couple months ago I was really in a dark place. I didn't feel like anyone loved me or cared. My family is Christian and everything and I know I'm not supposed to be depressed.. How can I fit in. Me, depressed and heartbroken in a...
    lexifaith435 lexifaith435 13-15, F Jun 17

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    The One-legged Bird

    Today, as I was leaving the supermarket I spotted a little bird hopping around near the door to the cafe area (obviously scavenging for food).  It was a little Starling.  The reason it stood out to me was...it only had one leg.  Can you imagine?  In...
    Opalgem Opalgem 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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    If Only I Knew...

    We live in an uncertain world. When we leave home in the morning, we assume we will return in the evening. When we say goodbye to loved ones, we take it for granted we will see them again. We presume they know we love them, so maybe we don't say the words as often as we should...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 55 Responses Jun 12, 2010

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    Perservance

    What does perseverance mean? Perseverance means continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties,failure,or opposition. What does it mean to persevere? To persevere means to persist in a state,enterprise,or undertaking in spite of counter influences,opposition,or...
    quadforgod quadforgod 41-45, M 1 Response May 13, 2012

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    Sharing A Story I Read

     Whenever your kids are out of control, you can take comfort from the thought that even God's omnipotence did not extend to God's kids. After creating heaven and earth, God created Adam and Eve. And the first thing said to them was: "Don't." "Don't what?" Adam replied...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 19 Responses Jan 10, 2010

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    The Tao Of Pooh

    "Say, Pooh, why aren't you busy?" I said. "Because it's a nice day," said Pooh. "But you could be doing something Important," I said. "I am," said Pooh. "Oh? Doing what?" "Listening,"he said. "Listening to what?" "To the birds. And that squirrel over there." "What are they...
    wolvescry2 wolvescry2 36-40, F 11 Responses May 10, 2011

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    Motivation

    Most people that have suffered spinal cord injuries suffer depression right after they suffer there injury, because of the loss of their independence and their ability to take care of themselves. They often are not motivated and do not want to get out of bed to go to do physical...
    quadforgod quadforgod 41-45, M May 13, 2012

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    Happiness Shared

    Many of you will know this story, but it is worth a second or even third read if you do. Enjoy. Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed...
    wolvescry2 wolvescry2 36-40, F 9 Responses May 10, 2011

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    Stool Mama

    I saw this on TV couple weeks ago, its quite inspiring. So I googled it and share to you guys. Sorry can't find the vid from Youtube, so images would do. Stool Mama "The 55-year-old Xu, losing her legs in an accident three decades ago, devotes herself to raising the children in...
    charmingpurple charmingpurple 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    Did somebody tell you being rich might be lonely?

     Many people think that being rich is the best thing in life. You can afford anything in life, you can buy nice cars and vacation houses, you can own a yacht even an airplane, you can buy all the fancy clothes, you can travel anywhere you want on your jet or a commercial...
    wisestories wisestories 31-35 6 Responses Jun 16, 2010

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    For My Love So Far Away....if Only I Knew Who????

    Long distance relationships.... ......it requires a special willingness and understanding that can test love like no other type of relationship can. It requires constant communication and a desire to continually create your relationship using the only tool you have...'your words...
    lexuslourve lexuslourve 41-45, F 12 Responses May 14, 2011

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