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Saving the Slum Sisters

Two words—glass slipper—often lead to one thought: Cinderella. Whether you grew up with the Brothers Grimm version, the Disney version, or any of the hundreds of spin-offs in between, one thing holds true: Cinderella’s class is evident…
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With All Her Might

In the sixth season of American Ninja Warrior, the five-foot-tall, barely 100-pound Kacy Catanzaro made history, being not only the first woman to qualify for the finals, but also the first woman to complete a City Finals course. #MightyKacy…

Keeping Watch Over Flocks

You’ve heard it in church. You’ve heard it at pageants. You’ve even heard it on The Peanuts special when Linus recites the story to Charlie Brown. The Nativity—as told in Luke 2—is as iconic as it gets. The first ones to hear of Christ’s…
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The Angel of Skid Row

Captain Tom Crocker, (1894-1959) Ever finished an older series on Netflix, or thought back to a show you watched when you were younger, and wondered what the stars of the show have been up to since then? It’s always a shock to find out…
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For the Salvation of India

Arnolis Weerasooriya (1857-1888) “You’re stubborn,” usually isn’t taken as a compliment. More often it means you’re hardheaded, close-minded, incapable of changing, or won’t listen to reason. But depending on the situation, stubbornness…

Nothing Better

Lt Colonel Mina Russell  (1903-2002) “It sounds as though Salvation Army officership has been a happy, satisfying life for you. Is this true?” a War Cry reporter asked Lt. Colonel Mina Russell in 1975. “There was no hesitation before…

A Life Written with Love

Susie Swift 1862-1916 Love’s a funny thing—especially in English. This singular word can describe how much we really like pizza, a cool painting, a favorite sports team, our siblings, a significant other or best friend, that new Pentatonix…

WALKING DEAD

Major Alexander Alexander [two_third] [/two_third][one_third_last] Major Alexander Alexander was a man who rocked two first names. He not only turned heads by his unique name, but by his radical living for others and denial of self. [...] [one_third_last]   General…

The Proof is in the Pudding

This idea isn’t novel; it’s been around forever. Major (later Commissioner) John Carleton’s generosity was seemingly small in 1886, but because it came from his whole self, it still has rippling effects to this day. A Call For Help At…