Lazylegz Patuelli Lives “No Excuses, No Limits.”

Luca “Lazylegz” Patuelli was born with Arthrogryposis (multiplex congenita) which is a rare disorder that causes limited joint movement and poor muscle growth. In addition, Luca was diagnosed with scoliosis at eight years of age and had a 70˚ spine curvature at thirteen. He had surgery that involved fusing eight vertebrae and the insertion ofContinue Reading

Christmas Prayer from a Bullied Child

  Christmas Prayer Dear God, I sure hope you are listening because this is very important to me and to some other kids. This is my Christmas prayer to you. Tomorrow is Christmas and I am very excited because that is your son Jesus’  birthday.  I want to spend the day singing Christmas Carols andContinue Reading

Teach Gratitude for Happier Children

What are you teaching the children in your life this holiday season? Many adults are focused on what gifts they can give to the children in their lives to make them happy. There are many who are guilt ridden because they do not have the means to be generous this holiday season. What if there wasContinue Reading

Special Needs Kids Christmas Gift

There are only 21 days until Christmas and I want to do something special for some special needs kids. Do you want to help me? I’m sure you do because you care and the holiday season is a special time to show how much we care. I want to give some of my Rugby JonesContinue Reading

Empathy Innate or Taught

  If you are an empathetic person, do you ever wonder why you are? Do you remember being taught empathy by someone or did it come naturally? Maybe for some it is an innate quality but for others who don’t come by it naturally, empathy must be taught. Elephants can be nothing but a subjectContinue Reading

Dare to Live

This post is about life and about giving whatever it is that you have to give. It is meant to say, “Please” to those who haven’t yet and “Thank you” to those who have and to those who will… GIVE! Thanks to Andrea Bocelli Dare to Live Try looking at tomorrow not yesterday And allContinue Reading

Animal Kindness – Teaching Children

When I am asked about how and when children can be taught empathy, my answer is the earlier the better. Teaching empathy should be an easy process. There is no need to complicate it. It is simply respect and kindness and showing little ones the old do unto others, as you would have them doContinue Reading

Thanksgiving Wish – The Children

A Thanksgiving Wish for Children Everywhere Let there be someone who cares enough to make sure that a hungry child is fed. Let the children who have food learn to share. Let the oppressed children experience freedom. Let the children who are afraid learn that there are people who can be trusted. Let the childrenContinue Reading

Malala Yousafzai Rocks Our World

Differences and acceptance rock and Malala Yousafzai talks the talk and walks the walk. Think about it. Think about her. Think about what she survived. Think about what she has said. And think about what she is doing to change the world. All she wanted was to become a doctor. All that she wanted wasContinue Reading

John Hudson Dilgen – A Boy

We have all heard motivational sayings that are meant to help us feel better about whatever ailment or adversity comes our way. Many times the attempts that others make to help us feel better succeed. Other times they don’t help and in fact they irritate us. After all we, are the masters of our ownContinue Reading