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Today, I'm the happiest I've ever been thanks to being fired a couple years ago, getting dumped by my ex, and then being forced to move back in with my parents for awhile in my hometown... because that’s where I met the love of my love of my life--who's now my fiancé--and now I also have an amazing job working with two of my close friends. MMT

#17751 (0) - Aug 19, 2013 by Paige - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (493) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, I met a family with 18 kids. Three of the kids were biological and the rest adopted. All the adopted kids are ones that other families didn't want because of physical or mental deformities. One was left in a fire when he was little and was severely burned. A few of them have one or more deformed limbs they were born with. One is albino. But they are all happy as can be as a family. They were so pleasant to be around. This family MMT.

#16357 (2) - Jun 21, 2012 by JJ - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (599) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, I learned just how much a pretty smile can hide incredible pain. I learned that when you look at someone you never know exactly what’s going on in their life or what they’re going through. I learned this after one of my top employees – a woman with the most intelligent, positive personality imaginable… who always smiles and helps others smile too – took her own life. No one seems to know why. MMT

#18013 (0) - May 5, 2014 by A - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (469) - No, that made me sleepy. (32)

Today, my boyfriend’s (and best friend’s) parents became my official legal guardians, 3 months after my parents died in a car accident. Jake and I have been friends since we were 3 and dating for 4 years now (since 8th grade). His dad hugged me when it became official, and said, “You’ve been a daughter to me for over a decade now. Welcome home.” MMT

#14765 (4) - Jun 30, 2011 by nia - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1738) - No, that made me sleepy. (30)

Today, as I held my wife tightly while she screamed and cried hysterically, I nodded to the corner to acknowledge that the body was indeed his. And in that surreal moment, I couldn’t help but feel like I had seen this same scene in a movie ten times before. MMT

#5586 (6) - Mar 13, 2010 by hanzz - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2770) - No, that made me sleepy. (103)

Today is my re-birthday. Today I celebrate the decision I made on this day 10 years ago as I was holding my father’s pistol to my forehead. MMT

#7366 (9) - May 18, 2010 by Anonymous - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1458) - No, that made me sleepy. (50)

Today, at our school's talent show my friend sang a song in honor of her late father. When she started crying and could no longer sing, more than half the audience stood up and sang the song with her, helping her through it all the way to the end. MMT

#16737 (1) - Sep 27, 2012 by JJ - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (845) - No, that made me sleepy. (15)

Today, an elderly woman sitting at a Starbucks where I was eating my lunch accidently spilled her coffee. Before she could even get up, a man sitting at a table nearby (a total stranger) grabbed his napkins and pushed the spilt coffee on the table away from her before it dripped onto her lap. As an employee walked over to help clean up, he asked the elderly lady what kind of coffee she was drinking and then went up to the counter and ordered another cup for her on his own dime. MMT

#15708 (1) - Oct 21, 2011 by nikki - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1049) - No, that made me sleepy. (51)

Today, on my first day of active duty, I wore my Marine Corps uniform for the very first time. A woman came up to me at the gas station on my way to the base, grasped my hand in hers, smiled and said, "Thank you!" MMT

#14720 (6) - Jun 22, 2011 by Jonny - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1269) - No, that made me sleepy. (129)

Today, I lent one of my students $300 to get him out of a gang related financial bind he got himself into. Once he was safe I called the cops. Other teachers are looking down on me, the school board is still deciding my fate, but one of the cops whispered to me, “You did the right thing. I’m fairly certain you saved his life.” MMT

#14073 (3) - May 9, 2011 by anonymous - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2276) - No, that made me sleepy. (28)

Today, my mom didn’t shed one tear at my father’s funeral. And neither did I. MMT

#17916 (0) - Jan 29, 2014 by mpdr - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (334) - No, that made me sleepy. (44)

Today, when I told the bartender that The American Dream was a joke, a girl sitting at the bar next to me said, “My parents and I immigrated to the United States when I was 3 years old. They had nothing. Now they own a landscaping business, a restaurant and a farm. I believe in The American Dream. Don't knock it if you haven't lived it.” MMT

#12453 (3) - Jan 26, 2011 by thankful - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1468) - No, that made me sleepy. (139)

Today, while I was at work I finally decided that I was going to confront him tonight and tell him that I can’t be in a relationship with an alcoholic anymore. On his way home from work he was in a fatal car accident due to drinking and driving. MMT

#11826 (2) - Dec 16, 2010 by lace - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1412) - No, that made me sleepy. (43)

Today I learned the hard way that the hardest thing in life is simply letting go of what you thought was real. MMT

#12385 (6) - Jan 22, 2011 by Andrea - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1340) - No, that made me sleepy. (135)

Today, I realized that my older brother is happily living his life persuing a career in game design even though our mother doesn't approve. I, meanwhile, am miserable persuing the job I chose because I knew my mother approved of it more than writing or photography. MMT

#11197 (3) - Oct 21, 2010 by GalandeSitnalta - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1142) - No, that made me sleepy. (60)

Today, my 22-year-old son has been with his girlfriend for a year now. He called me today to tell me he’s in love and that the two of them would be stopping by for dinner. When I got home I expected them to be sitting on the couch. Instead I found them in the backyard on the old trampoline laughing hysterically in the pouring rain. I'm divorced and had given up on love, but today their relationship MMT.

#12540 (0) - Jan 31, 2011 by D2 - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2644) - No, that made me sleepy. (41)

Today, my mom finally lost her 8th battle with cancer. But it's OK. She's been fighting two different forms of cancer on and off successfully for 44 years. And today was her 92nd birthday. MMT

#18041 (0) - Jun 2, 2014 by Marissa - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (406) - No, that made me sleepy. (15)

Today, as I leaned in to kiss my best friend since elementary school on the cheek, she turned her head towards me at the last second and our lips connected. My heart skipped a beat. MMT

#6656 (13) - Apr 20, 2010 by Chris - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (3288) - No, that made me sleepy. (135)

Today, the last of my sister's triplets passed away in a car accident. All three kids have died in the past 10 years due to unrelated illnesses and accidents. MMT

#18040 (1) - Jun 1, 2014 by didi - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (411) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

Today at the diner where I work, an elderly couple came in for the 4th time this week and requested my table. I asked them what kept them coming back. They told me that I reminded them of their granddaughter who passed away 6 years ago. Then they told me her name. She was my best friend at the time. MMT

#1982 (10) - Oct 14, 2009 by Amanda - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (13933) - No, that made me sleepy. (221)

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