This is really a wonderful story of this NFL rookie stepping up to make someone's prom quite memorable in a positive sense, where it could have been memorable in a negative way just days before. This…Continue
Here is a great story about former inmates in Memphis Tennessee who are given a better chance at success in society by serving their community. This program offers them job skill training and at the…Continue
Police officers seem to get a bad rap in the press, so stories like this one deserve more attention. Here is a great example of a cop living Genshai and putting the "serve" in "to protect and to…Continue
I don't want to seem like I favor make-a-wish, yet as far as living Genshai, that is an organization that encompasses the meaning, and this is about troy Polamalu, one of the NFL's best players,…Continue
The MPAA slapped an 'R' rating on a documentary, aimed at teenagers, on bullying. The trailer itself ripped my heart out - this could possibly be one of the most poignant movies ever made on bullying, which is such an important subject and one closely centered in the meaning of 'Genshai' - not to mention an issue close to my heart.
The controversy surrounds the use of too many "F" words in the movie. The MPAA has set a standard that the language in the movie crosses, while the company…Continue
Last week a Kenyan student at York College (York, NE) received word that his mother passed away. Adding to his sadness was that he didn't have the $1,200 he would need for airfare to return home for the funeral. The York College family held a collection during the daily chapel program on Friday and the following Monday it was announced that $3,700 was raised. At the end of chapel, everyone gathered around the student to pray for him and his family.…Continue
I firmly believe that every person who has succeeded has had, and probably still has, a mentor - someone to guide them and encourage them, a conduit for the individual to discover his or her own excellence. There are many specific mentoring programs out there, but even if you don't belong to a program, you can still be a mentor to the future great ones of this world. Here is an article where some of the Pittsburgh Steelers football players discuss their mentors as well as those who they…Continue