Category: Inspiration and Fun

The media today has become the enemy of inspiration, passion and success. In fact, the never ending bad news leading the day’s stories are enough to make you go back to bed and pull the covers over your head. Yet, despite the media and the negativity of so many people there are every day people who do extraordinary things that inspire, motivate and even bring a tear to your eyes. This section is your ‘mental energy booster’ giving you positive words to build your day around.

How (not) to become a speaker …

by Larry Oxenham, Publisher and Speaker Our readers know I have a ‘part time’ career speaking to groups throughout the U.S. and sometimes in other countries. We don’t write about it much but an interested reader recently told us he

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The Male Perspective ….

by Larry Oxenham, Publisher A Male Perspective …. A few days ago a reader sent us the following story, and it is so appropriate we thought you might enjoy it, whether you are male or female.   This was a

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Life Changers ….

By Larry Oxenham, Publisher Bet’cha didn’t know …. This is a really complex world we live in, filled with technological wonders we rarely give thought to. Some, like television – taking electronic waves that comprise pictures, breaking them down and

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Kids speak to God on Christmas Eve ….

by Larry Oxenham, Publisher Our readers come from all walks of life, some very religious, some not so much and some antagonistic to the idea there might even be a higher being, but these letters speak to all of us;

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Bethany Hamilton, Courage and Honor …

by Larry Oxenham, Publisher A recent photo of Bethany riding a tube. Amazing skill for someone with one arm.   This is a very special and inspiring story of a young girl who suffered a shark attack, lost her arm

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Anne Frank, a child of courage …

by Larry Oxenham, Publisher ANNE FRANK’S STORY: Anne Frank was born on 12 June 1929 in the German town of Frankfurt am Main, home of her father, Otto, and his family for generations. Along with her older sister, Margot, she

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A 4 Year Old’s Letter to God …

by Larry Oxenham, Publisher The best endings come from the most unlikely sources, like this response to this  – 4 Year Old’s Letter to God –   There is a kind soul working in the dead letter office of the

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Debi and the Abandoned Babies ….

by Larry Oxenham, Publisher It is really easy to get caught up in the never ending struggles of life brought to us by media, friends, family and just about every source we run into. More than 10 years ago I

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Maybe there is hope ….

by Larry Oxenham, Publisher Just when you find yourself wondering if the never ending bad news from the media, terror attacks, economic struggles, disgusting politicians and other ‘natural’ disasters mean life is without real purpose, comes this great story from

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School Rules from Bill Gates ….

by Larry Oxenham, Publisher So much is written about schools today, about testing, about why students graduate and know so little, about how the US compares to other countries and much more.  And schools have ‘safe zones‘ so students don’t

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