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Today, when my dad came home from work, he kissed my baby sister on the forehead and then came over and did the same to me. He said, “I know I don’t say it often, but you two are my world. I love you both with all my being.” I’ve been smiling ever since. I had no idea words could be so powerful. MMT

#442 (1) - Aug 21, 2009 by Elliott - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1170) - No, that made me sleepy. (34)

Today, I left my best friend a teary voicemail this morning from my hospital bed, but she hasn't called me back. She was the one driving when our car went off the icy road last night and into a deep drainage ditch. She’s in the hospital too, but not conscious. That’s all they’ll tell me. All I want is for her to call me back. MMT

#17899 (1) - Jan 12, 2014 by Me - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (341) - No, that made me sleepy. (32)

Today, after recently coming out to my close friends and family, I changed my relationship status on Facebook to "In a Relationship" with my girlfriend. I was worried that my peers would not accept me, but the 25 people I’m closest to liked the post. Their unanimous support MMT.

#16282 (0) - Jun 5, 2012 by proud - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (353) - No, that made me sleepy. (35)

Today, at 10AM, after struggling with a serious case of depression since my wife passed away earlier this year, I sat at my desk and stared down blankly at a large bottle of anti-depressants my doctor prescribed me. And just as I was considering swallowing them all, my daughter called to tell me she loves me. MMT

#9063 (4) - Jul 28, 2010 by winchester - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1156) - No, that made me sleepy. (32)

Today, my sister started chemo. She's a successful business woman who has spent all her life as a healthy nut - exercising, eating right, and taking care of herself. I've smoked and drank most of my life away. That it's her and not me MMT.

#16518 (0) - Jul 29, 2012 by trade - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (606) - No, that made me sleepy. (22)

Today, six months after my husband died, I realized I was lonely when I started kissing the sides of my fish tank to say goodnight to my fish. MMT

#17843 (0) - Nov 17, 2013 by Anonymous - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (451) - No, that made me sleepy. (38)

Today, the Marine Corps. battalion that my daughter has been sending care packages to for the last four years sent us a poster-sized group photograph of the entire battalion. Every single soldier personally signed the back of it. The signatures all surrounded a single phrase hand-written in the center: “Thank you being a weekly reminder of what’s right in the world.” MMT

#14146 (3) - May 14, 2011 by MC - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2107) - No, that made me sleepy. (36)

Today, at my 22-year-old daughter’s college graduation ceremony, she looked at me, held up her business diploma and said, “I got this for you.” MMT

#9112 (2) - Jul 30, 2010 by onefather - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (740) - No, that made me sleepy. (59)

Today, I broke up with my boyfriend of 3 years. It wasn't as hard and hurtful as i thought, or maybe it hasn't hit me yet; but also for once, I feel like I did something for me. Even though I don't want to hurt him, and I'm more than thankful for the past 3 years, I can't help but feel like this is right, and that I'm going to be OK. Going from thinking I couldn't live without him to knowing I'm going to more than make it MMT.

#16425 (2) - Jul 6, 2012 by finallybreathing - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (287) - No, that made me sleepy. (76)

Today, when I saw her laughing for the first time in almost two years, I finally realized that she no longer blames herself. She was in Paris two years ago, caught the flu, and was sick when she got back. Her mother died three days after she got back, before she was feeling well enough to go visit her. MMT

Today, as I packed up all my things in preparation to move across the country for college, I took down the poster that covered the whole I punched in the wall four years ago on the night you died. MMT

#8283 (2) - Jun 26, 2010 by ripfriend - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1772) - No, that made me sleepy. (49)

Today, I’m “cancer free.” Which has me sitting here thinking, “life is a roller coaster.” When I was 20 my parents, thankfully, got me the therapy I needed after I nearly killed myself from a pain killer overdose after a guy broke my heart. 5 years later, when I finally considered myself ‘healed,’ I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I was told my time was limited. That everything was uncertain. And just as I began to accept my fate, doctors told me the surgery and chemo worked. That was yesterday. And today is my 27th birthday. MMT

#14866 (1) - Jul 12, 2011 by mia27 - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (901) - No, that made me sleepy. (59)

Today, some bullies at my high school were picking on one of the quiet kids for wearing a baggy, striped purple shirt. At lunch time, when one of the popular kids on the baseball team saw this, he switched shirt with the kid. The bullies were left speechless. MMT

#16728 (1) - Sep 23, 2012 by LoveInKindness - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (903) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

Today at Newport Beach, I saw a man surfing who only had one leg. MMT

#697 (1) - Aug 28, 2009 by StandingCorrected - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1008) - No, that made me sleepy. (48)

Today, it's been almost four years since you betrayed me. I don't miss you anymore; but now that I'm home again, you have a sudden interest in my life. I'm suspicious about your motives, and I really don't trust you. When we were friends, we talked about how we'd be friends forever. Your betrayal taught me that you aren't worth my time or emotions anymore. How life changes, and the ability to adapt to those changes, will always MMT.

#17752 (0) - Aug 20, 2013 by Tude - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (247) - No, that made me sleepy. (153)

Today, I returned home from a deployment overseas in the Marine Corps. My first order of business was to visit my mom in the hospital. She went into a coma three weeks ago after suffering from a stroke. Within an hour of me arriving at the hospital and talking to her – telling her stories of my overseas experiences – she woke up. The doctors expect that she will make a full recovery. MMT

#17540 (0) - Apr 26, 2013 by Ray - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (842) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

Today, when I opened my store at 5AM there was an envelope sitting on the floor that someone had dropped through the mail delivery hole in the front door. In the envelope was $600 and a note that said, “Five years ago, I broke into your store at night and stole $300 worth of food. I’m sorry. I was desperate. Here’s the money with 100% interest.” Interestingly, I never reported the incident to the cops because I assumed that whoever stole the food really needed it. MMT

#12880 (4) - Feb 20, 2011 by Guy - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2948) - No, that made me sleepy. (25)

Today, in bumper to bumper traffic, the guy in front of me was texting on his phone and not paying attention to the fact the car in front of him had moved up a few car lengths. The guy behind me was so impatient that he passed both of us on the shoulder and cut in front of the guy in front of me. Then, no more than 10 seconds later, Mr. Impatient got rear-ended by Mr. Not-Paying-Attention. MMT

#14231 (2) - May 20, 2011 by MiddleChild - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (884) - No, that made me sleepy. (109)

Today, I was looking out my window to the street down below. A teenage boy was walking by when suddenly my neighbor's recycle bin blew over in the wind. In an empty street, with no one to impress, that boy stopped and chased down flying newspapers until they were all back in the bin. MMT

#2100 (3) - Oct 24, 2009 by Meryl - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2757) - No, that made me sleepy. (54)

Today while I was driving in my car, another driver two cars in front of me tossed litter out the window. Suddenly, a motorcycle in front of me pulled over near the litter as I passed. When we stopped at the next red light, the motorcycle pulled up to the car that littered and handed the driver his trash back. MMT

#1377 (4) - Sep 18, 2009 by lamia ben - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (5134) - No, that made me sleepy. (104)

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