A Christmas Tail of Hope & Renewal, For Dogs

By MERRILL MARKOE Here’s Something New to Feel Good About Today! Once upon a time, in a town called North Hollywood, there was a 95-pound black dog named Lewis who lived with a woman who only fed him twice a day. Ever since an evil veterinarian cast a spell to make her think he needed to lose a few pounds, the poor dog...

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This Too, Shall Pass

My dad carried me up the narrow winding staircase to my bedroom. I had left home weighing all of ninety pounds, but with this plaster of paris body cast, I was a real load.

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Inspired Teacher, Nick Vijicic, Life Without Limits

Here’s Something New To Feel Good About Today! Have you ever hit a wall and feel like you’ve reached your limit? Are you experiencing that now in some area of your life? Most of us have felt limitations in our lives. What makes all the difference is how we view our circumstances and what we do as a result. I believe...

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There is Always Hope

Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today! “What I like most about change is that it is a synonym for hope.” Linda Ellerbee, Journalist The sun sets every evening but it rises again each day! We never wonder if the dawn will come, it’s something we believe we can depend on. No matter how my day is going, or how it ends that...

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Best Friends, Stand By Each Other

Here’s Something New to Feel Good About Today! “Lean on me, when you’re not strong, and I’ll be your friend, I’ll help you carry on, for it won’t be long,’til I’m going to need somebody to lean on.” - “Lean On Me” What are relationships for if not to share the good...

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Albanian Orphan

A green-eyed child in torn shorts asked for the gum from my mouth as I waited at customs in Tirana, Albania. I had just arrived with a group of volunteers who had been asked to work in and assess orphanages in what was then “the poorest country in the world.” Since a child born out of wedlock was not accepted in this country, and “no man raises another man’s child,” we were told the orphanages were black holes where babies and children were warehoused.

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