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Your Mission: Learn to Live May. 16, 2019

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

May is graduation month. Students, parents and friends celebrate the end of one process and the star... Read More

The Land of Opportunity May. 15, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

For many years, I've been waving the flag, extolling the virtues of the opportunities America has to... Read More

Example Is Still the Best Teacher May. 08, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

This event, recently recalled by a missionary's daughter, took place many years ago: "To celebrate t... Read More

And the Winner Is ... May. 01, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

Think back to the Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan. Tara Lipinski won the gold medal in figure skati... Read More

Just Add a Zero Apr. 24, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

Ben Feldman is arguably the greatest life insurance salesperson of all time. In his career, he sold ... Read More

Origins Breathe Life Into Words Apr. 17, 2019

The Word Guy

Studying the origins of words can seem like an esoteric enterprise, relegated to nerdy scholars poki... Read More

Vetting Democrats Is Not 'Eating Our Own' Apr. 11, 2019

Connie Schultz

Democrats, please, I'm begging you. Let's call a moratorium on the phrase "eating our own," and all... Read More

What Have I Learned? Apr. 03, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

Chuck Burck runs an upbeat burger place that caters to people of all ages. The following is a compil... Read More

From Homeless to Home Provider Mar. 20, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

Lynn Carr was at one time a homeless woman. Today, in 1998, she's the owner and operator of Twainlan... Read More

Poem Inspires Teacher to Share Message Feb. 27, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: About seven or eight years ago, an older teen was in prison for illegal involvement wit... Read More

The Hottest Grandpa in China Jan. 25, 2019

Positive Aging

For years, the stereotypical image of a grandfather wasn't all that attractive. In fact, it often sw... Read More

A Resolution for the Ages Jan. 21, 2019

Daily Editorials

Are you still looking for a resolution to keep in the new year, something more meaningful than visit... Read More

The Triumph of Tyler Trent Jan. 03, 2019

Laura Hollis

The Indianapolis Star (and many other national publications) ran a touching obituary for Tyler Trent... Read More

His Motivation Was Love Dec. 12, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

At 6 feet, 2 inches and 275 pounds, Daniel Huffman was the co-captain and a star defensive tackle on... Read More

From Welfare to 'Franny' Dec. 05, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

Eva Young teaches us some lessons in commitment, hard work and determination in her efforts to leave... Read More

Thanksgiving Has Passed; Will Gratitude Live On? Nov. 30, 2018

C Force

My hope is that you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day, a day so steeped in tradition. A day cente... Read More

Perfect Can't Be Improved Upon Nov. 28, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

Feb. 3, 1997, was a memorable day for Jeremey Sonnenfeld because this sophomore bowler from the Univ... Read More

Those 'At-Risk' Kids Nov. 21, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

Several years ago, Carl Hugebeck was teaching a course in character education in Bastrop, Texas, wit... Read More

Don't Overlook the Obvious Nov. 07, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

One night in New York City, a steel plate covering a deep pothole became dislodged. Every time a car... Read More

Raising a Special-Needs Child Oct. 26, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: When I was in high school, I collected articles that I found inspirational and motivatio... Read More