Why are we falling short of doing what’s right?
doing the right thing
The contradictions are relentless.
Challenging the “no guts no glory” mantra.
And astonishing someone.
The right thing is a muscle, atrophied by the long road of addiction.
Do you ever feel beaten down from taking the high road one too many damn times? We’re looking for stories of people who have stayed the course to progress, and those who have veered from the path because the right actions seemed to difficult to sustain.
This is the paradox: Leaning into what is clutching us is what will allow us to work ourselves free.
The hardest part is knowing when doing the right thing is worth it.
Nicholas Jensen was six years old, and he was dying. This is the story of the adults around him who helped him live his life.
Matt Sweetwood’s son in law was thrilled to give a tour of the lakeside. The art that adorned it had a nasty surprise for both men however. Tucked in its artistry were words that bore into Sweetwood’s soul.
Jeff Jackson looks for a hero and finds one— his dad. Now, can he find that same kind of hero within himself?
Sean O’Donnell examines who the real bullies are, and then asks himself whether he has done enough to stand up to them.
Doing the right thing effects us all. Even the people just watching you.
Ty Phillips shares three behaviors he models for his daughter to help her become a good citizen.
If you need help, you have to reach out to someone who can help you and specifically ask them for it.
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