Shortstop for the Arizona Diamondbacks and a two-time Gold Glove winner, Nick Ahmed said before the Hillside Community Church in Bristol, Conn., that his outlook on his career and life changed after an encounter with God in the middle of a game.
A couple heading to join their family after the sudden loss of a relative was pulled over for a traffic violation. In a moment that could have made a bad day worse, instead of issuing the grieving driver a ticket, the State Trooper offered to pray with the family.
When his power was shut off some 36 years ago, 73-year-old Pensacola resident Mike Esmond, spent Christmas in the cold and dark. Years later, Esmond built a successful business and decided he wanted to pay it forward, so this year, he paid off the overdue utility bills of 36 families.
A tech company CEO took to LinkedIn to offer to fly five active duty military members home for the holidays. As scores of people wrote in requests, Ed Roshitsh -- who is a veteran himself -- was pleasantly surprised by the number of people willing to donate their own money to help bring even more military members home.