High School Team Hugs Mom of Deceased Teammate

Ely Dehart died in 2020 after losing control of his vehicle on a gravel road. He was only 14 years old. He played basketball, football and baseball. When he was alive, he was a hugger, always spreading his joy with others. After his death, his parents donated many of his organs to other needy people who were waiting for such …

NFL Player Steps in as Pseudo Dad at Daddy-Daughter Dance

Audrey Soape is an 11-year-old middle school student living in Austin, Texas.  Last year, she lost her father and grandfather, which was understandably traumatic for Audrey. What made it even more difficult was the upcoming daddy-daughter dance at her middle school. It was another reminder that her father could not be there for her. Audrey’s mother understood the gravity of …

The Power of a Simple Compliment

This is a humorous video, but it is also instructive. This guy drives around the town yelling compliments at complete strangers. The reactions are priceless. First, we are just not accustomed to a stranger will saying anything positive to us. It’s just not “normal.” It probably feels awkward.  Second, once the awkwardness wears off, most people smile. Why? It feels …