Phyllis Jenkins shines spotlights on others’ powerful journeys
May 17, 2023 15 Minute Read
In 2008, when she was 52 years old, Phyllis Jenkins was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism. The potentially life-threatening blood clots in both of her lungs were a wake-up call for the Plano, Texas, woman. “I remember the doctor coming into
Women find purpose wrapping up projects for deceased crafters
March 09, 2023 1 Minute Read
Since its inception in September 2022, Loose Ends has amassed 7,000 volunteer “finishers” from every state and dozens of foreign countries. The organization will match finishers to projects of any fiber arts handwork craft, including knitting, crochet, rug hooking, embroidery,
Want to leave a legacy? Write a simple note of encouragement
March 06, 2023 2 Minute Read
Why did I just realize, at age 62, how important notes of encouragement are — so important that people will protect and move them over and over again for 50 years?
As a coach, instructor, athlete and brand partner, Andrea Austin is a dealer of hope
March 03, 2023 15 Minute Read
“When I deal in hope, I’m helping women to understand if they want to do something, they can by simply deciding to learn more about it,” said Andrea. “You can be trained and take your life in a new direction.”
The boss gave you a purpose; are you engaged in carrying it out?
March 01, 2023 4 Minute Read
Would we live differently if we knew we had to face the boss every Sunday to give an account of what we did with our time that week?
Retired nurse finds purpose reading to nursing home residents
February 27, 2023 1 Minute Read
Irene retired as a nurse a few years after her husband died. She knew she needed to find a purpose for her life. Now 71, she found it by reading to people who can often no longer read themselves.
Do men need purpose more than respect?
February 22, 2023 3 Minute Read
“While many men demand respect, what they need is purpose, and the quest for respect can sometimes undermine the sense of purpose that will help make them whole.”
A Man Called Otto: An accurate reflection of life without purpose
February 07, 2023 5 Minute Read
After losing his family, some of his friends and his job, Otto has no purpose. His life changes when he discovers what that purpose may be.
Nick Lituanio finds purpose in creating videos for seasoned citizens
February 06, 2023 17 Minute Read
Although retired, Nick Lituanio still produces videos about making relationships count; maintaining good health; keeping dreams alive; and remaining young at heart by pursuing adventure at any age.
Preacher celebrates 98th birthday with a skydiving experience
February 03, 2023 0 Minute Read
Acting on a suggestion by his granddaughter, Roy Jernigan wanted to do something he had never done before to celebrate his 98th birthday.