When you’re getting married, the groom is never supposed to see the bride on their special day before she walks down the aisle in her flowing wedding gown. And usually, the site of his beautiful bride in her lovely wedding dress will tug at the heartstrings of even the strongest of men.
Birthdays are really cool, except when you’re trying to forget about the added age that comes with them. But they are an important part of the growing process, and we learn at a very young age that each person’s birthday is truly something special and definitely something to celebrate.
In March of 2016, many of us remember the passing of Joey Feek, half of the singing duo that looked to make it big on the country music stage until she was stricken with cancer. It was terrible to watch her life wither away, but she always tried to keep a positive attitude along with her singing partner and husband, Rory Feek. Rory has obviously dealt with some pretty rough days since her passing, but he uses his blog regularly to share his life with all his fans. And his fans love and support him, as well as his and Joey’s little daughter, Indiana.
Isn’t it great when the season of Christmas rolls around? All the lights. All the colors. All the excitement. And for those of us who have been through quite a few Christmases, it still never gets old. But what about those young ones who have never even lived through a Christmas.
Sarah Thistlethwaite, a math teacher in Ohio, and her husband were expecting twins and they were really looking forward to them. Then Sarah was taken to the delivery room, where she underwent a Cesarean section.
Singer Jennifer Nettles rose to vocal fame with the band Sugarland. But she has found her career in solo work to be just as rewarding. She also portrayed a young Dolly Parton’s mother in the movie “Coat of Many Colors.” But even with that quick move into acting, her biggest love was and still is music.
Little Kensley Penney’s daddy was gone, and she couldn’t understand why. But she wanted him back. Her dad was actually serving in Afghanistan. But that didn’t matter to Kensley. She still wanted him back.
Two police officers in Ohio were dispatched to a home. But, as it turns out, they were knocking on the door of the wrong address. The homeowner let them in and as they were discussing having arrived at the wrong address, one of the officers noticed the woman’s Christmas tree. It was beautiful, she thought. There were so many nice, blue ornaments hanging from it. And then, something caught her eye and she stepped a bit closer to it.
Most people get the look of shear fear when they board an airplane and a young child is seated next to them. (Admit it, practically all of us are guilty of that). But when one mother recently boarded a flight with her young son, and the little boy had to sit next to this big, burly guy in his 20s, she was certain he was going to be rude to her little boy at some point. But, incredibly, the complete opposite happened.
Toy soldiers. They mean something very special during the holiday season, don’t they? Those holiday movies or that nutcracker soldier in a prominent display at your grandmother’s house. And they certainly have a special place in all of our hearts.