Odds and Ends 

Man Wins $20,000 on Family FeudWhen He Hits His Knees Sobbing, Steve Realizes Its Not Enough

The man was sweating so profusely that they had to change his shirt. Steve could tell something wasn’t right… From his supercharged faith talksto taking the bullet for the Miss Universe mishap, Steve Harvey has continued to inspire America as a class act comedian, TV personality and advocate of Christian values. The 60-year-old entertainer may be a big success now, but Steve will never allow the life of the rich and famous to rob him of his humble beginnings. As the son of a coal miner, he knows what it…

Read More
Odds and Ends 

This Grandma Waved to These Students Every DayWhen She Wasnt There, They Had to Find Her

One morning, the “grandma in the window” was no longer there… 93-year-old Louise Edlen has been waving to this school bus full of lively children for the last 5 years from her little dining room window. She doesnt know their names, but she knows their faces. Each morning she waits for their smiles, and she eagerly anticipates their waves back in her direction. They also dont know Louise, but according to these students, shes part of the family. The morning wave has truly become the Arlington school bus No.7s tradition,…

Read More
Odds and Ends 

Dads Behind Bars Hold Their Kids for the 1st TimeThe Look on Their Faces Is Almost Too Much to Bear

From convicted murderers to drug dealers, some of these dads have been locked away for all of their children’s lives. Scottie Barns dad was a convicted drug dealer, and shes never even been told I love you from him. He spent most of his life locked up, so Scottie knows the deep-rooted pain associated with growing up without a father. Thats why she decided to create this prison ministry program called One Day With God where children get to spend the day with their dads in prison. Many may question,…

Read More
Headlines 

Youre Allowed To Leave

“If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, leave. Mo Willems. Youre allowed to leave any story you dont find yourself in. Youre allowed to leave any story you dont yourself in. Youre allowed to leave a city that has dimmed your light instead of making you shine brighter, youre allowed to pack all your bags and start over somewhere else and youre allowed to redefine the of your life. Youre allowed to quit the job you hate even if the world tells you not to and youre allowed…

Read More
Odds and Ends 

Jordan Smith Launches Christian Song into #1 Spot on iTunes with Voice Finale Performance

Once again, Jordan Smith steals the show, and it’s breathtakingly beautiful! Jordan Smith has made history on The Voice with his slew of #1 iTune hits. In last night’s finale, he stole the stage again with this breathtaking performance of “Mary, Did You Know?” Once again, Smith put Christ on display on national TV, and it’s a spine-chilling kind of spectacular… Though the votes aren’t tallied yet, Smith is a sure shoo-in for the win. Listen to his performance that first knocked Adele’s “Hello” out of the topspot on iTunes…

Read More
Odds and Ends 

Take 2 Minutes and Experience Autism Through Carly’s EyesIt’s Breathtaking

This is breathtaking. See inside the mind of someone with autism, and youll never look at people with this condition the same way again. When Carly was just two-years-old, she was diagnosed with severe autism. Her condition stopped her from speaking and doctors said she would likely never intellectually develop beyond the mind of a child. However, she made progress with her therapists, and after years of effort in behavioral and communication therapy, she had a huge breakthrough.One day during therapy she reached out for a laptop and typed, “HELP…

Read More
Odds and Ends 

He Was Selling Pens on the Street to SurviveThen a Man Snapped a Photo of His Daughter…

Just one picture changed everything. Abdul Halim al-Attar is a Syrian refugee who was selling pens in the streets of Beirut in order to make a living for hischildren But once a photo of Abdul selling his pens while holding his daughter hit the Internet, it went big-time viral. The picture featured his daughter Reem sleeping on his shoulder as he triedto market his pens to passerbys in the scorching heat. It touched people’s hearts across the globe. The heartbreaking picture of his little oneslumbering on her struggling father was…

Read More
Odds and Ends 

Fixer Uppers Strike Back Against BuzzFeed Bullying With Pure Class: I Refuse to Be Baited

“We are not about to get in the nasty business of throwing stones at each other, dont ask us to ’cause we wont play that way.” TVs favorite power couple, Chip and Joanna Gaines, are taking time to renovate in 2017but not the way they are known for in their hit HGTV show, Fixer Upper. The Waco, Texas, couple is riding the waves of success with the most popular show on HGTV, a New York Times Best Selling book, multiple retail shops, a real estate business, hundreds of home renovations,…

Read More
Odds and Ends 

Remember This Book? The Author Just Confessed What Its Really About& Itll Rip Your Heart Out

“Love You Forever” has been a popular children’s book for 30 years…but it’s NOT about what you think. Robert Munsch’s Love You Foreverwas publishedonce upon a 1986, but its legacy lives on even today. As a kindergartner, I remember sitting cross-legged and staring doe-eyed at my teacher, Mrs. Duff, as she read that book to us over and over during story time. You’d think it would eventually get old, but our whole class sat in a circle just as mesmerized by the tale each time it was read as though…

Read More
Headlines 

10 Old Fashioned Dating Habits We Should Make Cool Again

1. Coming to the door to pick someone up. I think we’ve all had it with the incredibly unromantic “here” text, and meeting up always seems to be more casual and platonic than the alternative. Of course, meeting someone from online or any circumstance like that would probably be the exception to this rule, but generally: the 30 seconds it takes to get out of a car or cab and knock on the door makes a huge difference. 2. Trying to dress really nicely for a date. “Nicely” means different…

Read More