This is a heartbreaking story that ends in a devastating way. It's always unbelievably sad to hear about someone passing away at a young age. The story of Karla Perez is devastating and miraculous at the same time.
According to Women's Health Magazine, this 22-year-old was about 22 weeks pregnant when she was taken to the hospital, and declared brain dead. A bittersweet story that the family wants to share about their angel. Her doctors were able to the baby successfully, despite all the tragedy surrounding the situation. This is the first time that a woman was kept on life support and delivered a healthy baby since 1999.
It is so heartbreaking to hear that Angel and his older sister will grow up without their loving mother. Unfortunately, she wasn't able to fight off her deadly disease, but did all she could to bring Angel into this world. more >>
A 19-year-old Christian pizza delivery driver says he has forgiven the attacker who stabbed and carjacked him outside of an emergency room while he was delivering an order.
Josh Lewis, who attends Boyce College, a Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, has worked as a pizza delivery driver for Spinelli's Pizzeria for about nine months. On Sunday, Lewis was tasked with delivering a pizza to the emergency room of nearby Norton Hospital, which turned out to be not such a routine run.
A statement released by the seminary explains that a man confronted Lewis at his Jeep Cherokee and ordered that he hand over his keys. Lewis then saw that the man was wielding a knife and quickly dropped the keys and fled toward the hospital. However, the perpetrator chased down Lewis and stabbed him in the back and then took off with Lewis' SUV. more >>
A U.S. naval commander based out of Norfolk, Virginia doesn't get to see his mother as much as he'd like to. Ryan Breed decides to do something special for his mother when she least expects it. When you see what happens, you will be lost for words … this is a beautiful surprise!
Ryan works together with Teleflora to create a surprise video and to send flowers to his mother Cindy for Mother's Day. In this video, Ryan tells everyone about all the sacrifices his mother has made for him throughout the years. Now he wants to return the favor in the most spectacular way. This florist company is responsible for connecting people to the best florists in the area. Ryan uses them to help him deliver his surprise in the sweetest way.
The video explains all the sacrifices Cindy made as a single mother while Ryan was growing up and how much he appreciates her efforts making him the man he is today. more >>
When 12-year-old Maia Gough steps on stage, all the judges but Simon look happy to see what she is going to perform -- especially after telling them that she will be singing a Whitney Houston song. She certainly shocks them all when she sings this powerful rendition of a classic.
You will give this one a standing ovation yourself when you hear how powerful this girl sings at such a young age. Simon doesn't seem thrilled with the idea of her singing until she starts. Then he has a huge smile on his face. Most people who try to audition with a first song like this don't do well. Maia really knocks this audition of "I Have Nothing" out of the ballpark. Even Simon gets up to give her a standing ovation at the end. This is a MUST SEE!
Check out this awesome audition below: more >>
There are many times in life when it feels like the world is crashing around you. Life gets extremely busy and you have so much to do. Debt may increase, and some may even lose their jobs. Just remember, you are not alone. We have all felt like this before, but we must do our best to compromise and figure out how to relieve the stress. The Bible is full of inspirational scripture that will lift us up when we are down.
Amazingly, God already knew what was going to happen before we did. He has provided many Bible verses for us about handling issues in life. God using these struggles to test us and make us better people. Remember that he gives his toughest battles to his strongest soldiers. Don't look at the struggle as the end of the world. But rather, a lesson learned for the future. There is beauty in the struggle that we never realize. God is shaping us into better people, so that we don't make any foolish mistakes again.
Below are 7 Bible verses to help us in difficult times: more >>
An incredible idea, which all started with a simple friendship is now an act of kindness that is touching everyone's heart. Elvis Summers saw one elderly lady sleeping in dirt each day and instead of watching, decided to do something about it. This man builds her a shelter that is safe to sleep in every night!
The Welcome Home: A Tiny House, Huge Purpose campaign and initial idea all began with a simple friendship. Irene "Smokie" McGhee has been on the streets for 10 years, and is not a drug addict in any way. She was married and lost her husband, which eventually led to her losing her home and having nowhere to go. Irene has a son who also has six children of his own. Although he helps his mother as much as he could, she doesn't think it's right to live with him.
Unfortunately, this woman has to sleep in a patch of dirt every night. Elvis knew he had to do something, and he did. Using $500 of his own money he goes to Home Depot and buys materials he needs to help Irene to have a place of her own. The house he build is on wheels, so it can easily be moved. Even the police in the neighborhood have been very supportive about it. more >>