Were you ever afraid of the dark? Do you remember as a child running quickly to turn on the light, then running to the next one, and turning that one on to ward off the monsters you knew were lurking about? What would you do...

He was eight-years-old when his 35-year-old father died of a heart attack.  That moment changed his life forever.  His dad was his hero and the man his mother replaced him with was an abusive alcoholic.  He started to rebel and started experimenting with drugs at...

She was simply enjoying a meal in the Oberor Hotel’s Tiffin Restaurant when two young men armed with AK-47’s began shooting. The date was November 26, 2008. Linda Ragsdale was on a meditation retreat. It was a time of learning, renewing and finding the treasured space of inner...

We all face challenges, but without resources, I wouldn’t be where I am today. These organizations all exposed me at a young age to others who faced similar challenges. They helped me discover and understand my own limits, helped teach me compassion for others and...

I have continuously suffered with infertility but through it all we have only been able to have Rayna, our rainbow baby. It has taken me a very long time to be able to tell our story, but it is ours and even though it is rough...

I just knew I had leukemia. Like a shouting child insistent on his way, my secret disease seemed to scream in my face, “Told you!” Shaking my head in frustration, I attempted to dislodge the thought. I was nineteen years old. I couldn’t have cancer. But my...