#NoFeelings: Why it’s Easier to Ignore Love Than Deal With it

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It’s much easier to just shun a beautiful notion such as love, than to accept our own faults and build the courage to give it another go.

Making Progress, One Man At a Time

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Dillan DiGiovanni thinks the “Feminist Father” wearing this shirt is evidence of progress and worthy of the attention he’s getting.

Can LGBT Books Save Lives?

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The Lambda Literary Foundation’s LGBT Writers in Schools Program connects authors with classrooms, and in turn, provides hope.

When We Read Together, We ARE Together: How Maurice Sendak Saved My Son and Me

When We Read Together, We ARE Together: How Maurice Sendak Saved My Son and Me

In this #DadsRead tribute, Steve Edwards tells the story of how Maurice Sendak’s “In the Night Kitchen” opened his eyes to how the simple act of reading can be educational for both parents AND children.

What I Would’ve Missed out on if I’d Committed Suicide

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Danny Baker wants to remind you that suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.

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.

Best. Goal. Ever.

Best Goal Ever

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”.