The music industry is not the best place to find positive female role models. In fact, it’s hard not to fall for the idea that depravity and raunch rule in the modern popular music culture. This is why Brennley Brown stands out, shining the light of her faith like a city on a hill.
Jacob Berry amazes me. The 28-year-old preacher from Oklahoma considers a rare form of muscular dystrophy a gift from God. He has lived with this condition his entire life. He maintains an incredible attitude, displays a charming sense of humor and is armed with a quick wit despite being confined to a wheelchair and dependent on a breathing machine.
By the time Big Al Aceves was 15, he was committing crimes like robbery and selling drugs, landing him in prison. Having grown up in an abusive home, Al turned to gangs to be his family. The prison gangs taught young Al the ways to survive.
Miss Mexico, Esmeralda Solís Gonzáles, surprised the whole world when she made an unconventional decision last week. In the Miss Mexico Facebook page, she announced that she would trade her glamorous life to a life of austerity and service, Catholic News Agency reports.
April 22 marked Earth Day where we are reminded to be concerned about the environment. What started as a protest over the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California, Earth Day became an annual celebration all around the world of how to care for Mother Earth.