A surprising truth presented itself when Lucy Luginbill and her then 3-year-old grandson paid a visit to her workplace during the holidays. What she learned from a gifted candy cane and a toddler has remained memorable years later.
After serving in the Gulf War, life has been difficult for a young Marine veteran suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome. But with recent help from community “angels” he has found a way out of homelessness.
Lucy Luginbill typically leaves her cell phone unanswered until ready for her workday to begin. But one morning she felt a nudge to do otherwise with a surprising result as a friend in need reached out.
When a young mom took a weekday morning walk with her 4-year old son, little did she know that danger would meet her on the path. But in a hopeless moment when she thought she would be a victim, she found that help was less than a prayer away.
It could have been a typical Fourth of July celebration with food, friends and fireworks. But when the host made a special request before the meal, a memorable moment happened, one filled with gratitude.
The very first blooms from the backyard rose garden were very special to Wanda Anderson, evoking memories of her childhood. But when her husband handed off the first bouquet to someone else, the spring morning took a turn in an unexpected way.
When 28-year-old Sean McClintock stepped from his family’s car to take a quick skateboard ride down the steep hill, little did he realize how different his life would be before the evening ended. A traumatic brain injury survivor, this young man is a sports helmet advocate and on a path to find his destiny.
Lucy Luginbill writes about a Colorado man who overcame drug and alcohol addiction by turning to God. His life turned around while walking his dog across a frosty field, and he had his ‘burning bush’ moment.
When a gift-filled shoebox leaves the giver’s hands, the story of joy has only begun. One woman tells her poetic story of how she personally placed the Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes in Rwandan children’s hands.
When a gift-filled shoebox is placed in the hands of Rwandan children, it often holds the very thing that child wanted. Tricia MacFarlan saw firsthand the miracles when she traveled this summer with an Operation Christmas Child team to the developing country.