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I Hate Feeling Idle and Stuck In A Job Or A Place In My Life

Heather Everett

Background
I was born in Arizona and moved to Utah when I was seven-years-old. I am currently going to BYU to get my degree in Theatre Media Arts, Theatre Art Studies with an emphasis in costume design. I come from a wonderful family and I am the youngest of my three brothers.

 Challenge you overcame and/or […]

By |March 11th, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

It Took Me Over Twenty Years, But I Earned It!

Stacy Black

I was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and lived in the same house all my life until I went away to college.  After working on my bachelor’s degree for three years, my parents divorced and my mom was emotionally struggling in a very debilitating way.  I still had a younger brother at home […]

By |March 9th, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

If You Stay Strong and Look At The Cup Half Full, Things Will Work Out

Kilee Gumbredt

My name is Kilee. I grew up in Utah. I am a single parent of a handsome boy who is now 5 years old. I’m also a professional cosmetologist. I enjoy helping people and making them happy. I have had a few challenges in my life, one being when I was a child my […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

My Personal Journey to Motherhood: A Story About Love and Perseverance

Ann Prine Sorkin

I’ve wanted to be a mother for as long as I can remember. This, in itself, is nothing unique or surprising for a girl growing up in the 1960’s.  I grew up in a household with two supportive, stable, and loving parents. My mother and father provided everything I needed to grow up […]

By |March 7th, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

My Dad’s Encouraging Advice Changed Everything For Me

Amy King

My name is Amy, and I grew up in San Diego, California. Growing up school was always difficult for me. In elementary school, I struggled with basic math and writing. As the years progressed I remember getting further behind. I was always in the “beginning” classes, and I knew it. I was self-conscious about […]

By |March 6th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|1 Comment

Don’t Let An Imaginary Life-Timeline Define Who You Are Or Who You Want To Become

Karen Mima

Background
I was born in Louisville, Kentucky just a few days before Christmas in 1959.  I was the second child born to my mother – a young and single teenager.  Her parents had seven children and they were helping her raise her first child, a son.  I was placed for adoption through Catholic Charities and […]

By |March 5th, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

Hailey – What 152 Kids Taught Me

Hailey Achtor Nash
A teaching beginning
I’ve been called Miss Hailey, Miss Achter, and Mrs. Nash. I was born and raised in Layton, Utah and grew up with two sisters and one brother. Maybe it was the hours of “pretend school” we played with hand written worksheets and rotated turns of being “Principal Achter.” Maybe it was […]

By |March 4th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|3 Comments

Sherryl- Animal Rescue and A Big Heart

Many kind acts of service are performed on a daily basis by those who live around us. Some are big and make the news, some are quietly done unnoticed and others out of pure love. Sherryl Hutchings, provides an unselfish service out of pure love for those in our animal world. For many years, she […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

Be Nice Be Supportive!

A week before my grandpa passed away from cancer, he had me drive him around to various places to finalize some business and to say goodbye to people. Although, at the time, I didn’t realize that saying goodbye to people was part of his errands I was going to help him with.

Everywhere we went, he […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Blog, Inspiring Stories|0 Comments

I Came To Realize A Free America Is The True Hope Of The World

By David Wakefield

Let me tell you a little bit about me, so you’ll better understand me.

I grew up poor. To a degree we were dirt floor poor (Our basement was a mere crawl space with a dirt floor). When I was 10 years old, in the 4th grade, I came home and excitedly told my […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Inspiring Stories|0 Comments