Communion at the Texas Bar & Grill


A chance meeting at the Texas Bar & Grill brings with it a promise of hope to a once-suffering heart.

Drawing Hope: Photographer Brings The Imaginations Of Children With Health Problems To Life (Photos)

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No child’s wish is too extraordinary for photographer Shawn Van Daele.

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Two boys changing the world with hope and helping us all understand what being a team is all about.

The Ways We Talk, the Ways We Listen


“My brother visits from Korea with his girlfriend, S. If they marry, I will not be the only adoptee in the family to return to Korea and marry a Korean woman.” By Matthew Salesses

Cody Mulligan: Behind the Eyes

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Erin Kelly, a writer with cerebral palsy, explores the fundamental lessons that can be learned from Cody Mulligan, the first blind amateur wrestler.

How One Male Survivor Maintained Hope


Hope comes in many forms. Here’s the form that helped Aaron Kesseler hold on.

Two Years After She Passed Away, A Woman Gives Her Husband An Unforgettable Christmas Gift


Brenda Schmitz wrote a letter with three wishes right before she died, but asked a friend not to mail it until her husband had fallen in love again.

A Poor Man’s Pope, A Rich Man’s Mayor


Doug Zeigler explores the very different messages of Pope Francis and New York City Mayor Bloomberg about the poor.

How To Get Over a Breakup in 5 Steps

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While breakups can be brutal, K Thompson has your back. Here are some simple strategies for getting over the heartache

55 Years in School: One Million Five Hundred Thousand


A Holocaust exhibit in The Hall of Tolerance is one way Carl Bosch’s school is changing the world one student at a time.

Living Life With a Sense of Awe


Teaching gratitude, not “thank you”.

Hope is Hopeless: On the Dangers of Hopium


Professor Guy McPherson on transforming abstract hope into concrete action.

The Unrevealed Soul


The unexamined life, and what it means for the world around you.

HIV Vaccine Passes First Round of Trials


A new drug out of Canada may offer some hope against the deadly virus.

Stay With Us, Young Warriors. We Need You Here (Video)


Vincent Schilling is successful, but life as a teen was living hell. In this video, he talks about he her survived… so that he could grow up and thrive.

Organized Chaos

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Laura Lewis, with a prose poem about “a bleeding heart trying to stitch it up before numb sets in.”