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Today, I attended my friend's wedding a few months after my husband passed away. Watching her father/daughter dance brought me to tears thinking about how my daughter will never get that chance. My husband's best friend came up to me and said she may not have her daddy, but she will have a line of 'uncles' waiting for their first dance with her. I hope so. His comment MMT.

#16721 (0) - Sep 21, 2012 by nadia - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (821) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, I feel like I have really gotten to know the most beautiful people I've ever met over the last year - three girls who are now my best friends. All three were abused by family members when they were younger. All three smile at me and say they love me. I have never met stronger people in my life. I hope I can help them half as much as they have helped me. This aftenroon when I visited my therapist for the first time in months, and she told me how much more 'together' I seemed. My friends' love, strength, and benefit on my self esteem MMT.

#16045 (0) - Mar 20, 2012 by Minna9999 - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (361) - No, that made me sleepy. (28)

Today, every time I visit his grave I cry for at least an hour. I still regret throwing the keys on the sidewalk and screaming at him to leave my house that night he came home drunk. MMT

#17940 (2) - Feb 22, 2014 by anon - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (396) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, I was in line at a hotdog stand that was selling hotdogs for charity for $2.50. A homeless man approached me and asked for a dollar toward a hotdog. I looked in my wallet and handed him a $5 bill – the smallest bill I had. He got in line behind me and bought two hotdogs. Then I watched as he excitedly gifted one to a homeless woman who was resting under a nearby tree. MMT

#17446 (0) - Mar 12, 2013 by deva - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (611) - No, that made me sleepy. (8)

Today, she came out to me immediately after I came out to her. And suddenly the last few years of awkwardness and silence seemed so foolish. MMT

#12573 (0) - Feb 2, 2011 by monica - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1141) - No, that made me sleepy. (152)

Today, on our 50th wedding anniversary, my husband took out an old envelope and handed me back the love note I wrote him in the 7th grade. MMT

#17327 (0) - Jan 12, 2013 by missy - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (965) - No, that made me sleepy. (12)

Today, I was sitting on the front porch of my parent's house smoking a cigarette. I'm 19 and home from college for the weekend. My parent’s 50-something year old neighbor walked past, dragging an oxygen tank behind him. He looked at me for a second, shook his head, and kept on walking. MMT

#16245 (0) - May 27, 2012 by Smoker - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (627) - No, that made me sleepy. (26)

Today, at 18, after her parents passed away in a car accident last year, she works 30 hours a week to financially support herself and her little sister, and she still manages to get straight A’s in all her classes. MMT

#17973 (0) - Mar 25, 2014 by m - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (491) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, my mother was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. My parents have been fighting a lot recently because of it I think. My mom just blows up on my dad all the time. After the diagnosis, my mom cried and told my dad, “I’m sorry. I don’t know how I got this way. You probably want out of this, don’t you?” He hugged her and said, “In sickness and in health, right? We’ll get through this together.” MMT

#12760 (8) - Feb 13, 2011 by Mcgee - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1848) - No, that made me sleepy. (54)

Today, at 4PM I pulled over to help a man (who turned out to be a paramedic) push his car out of the road. After looking under the hood for a few minutes we both agreed his radiator needed to be replaced. He told me he was running late to work, so I used my AAA card to get him a free tow and ride to a repair shop next to the hospital. Exactly an hour later I called 911 when my son’s best friend fainted and stopped breathing after an asthma attack. The same paramedic, Jake, showed up at my house, performed CPR on my son’s friend until he was breathing again, and took him to the hospital. MMT

#15107 (1) - Aug 2, 2011 by kev - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2035) - No, that made me sleepy. (40)

Today, my sister sent me a text that said "I love you so much." Worried something was wrong, I called her and asked what was up. Laughing, she replied, "Nothing's up, Anna. I was just thinking today about how much you mean to me and what an amazing role model you've been in my life. I realized I haven't told you I loved you in over a month, and that's just not right when I love you this much." MMT

#16370 (0) - Jun 24, 2012 by Anna - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (454) - No, that made me sleepy. (18)

Today, my teenage daughter cussed me out and stormed out of the house. It seems like just yesterday she was clinging to my leg, singing cute songs that consisted only of the words, "I love you, mommy!" repeated over and over again. MMT

#457 (9) - Aug 22, 2009 by someone - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1284) - No, that made me sleepy. (86)

Today, I read the final entry in my mom’s journal that she wrote over the past year as she slowly lost her battle with cancer. It simply reads: “You can’t force things to happen the way you want them to. You can only drive yourself crazy trying. At some point you have to let go and let what's meant to be, BE.” MMT

#17883 (0) - Dec 28, 2013 by sp - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (360) - No, that made me sleepy. (12)

Today, we reminisced about our beginnings when both sets of parents scolded us for marrying outside our religion. I vividly remember my mother telling me, "It'll never work between you two. You aren’t meant to be." But here we are 35 years later, married, and still fulfilling our dreams together. MMT

#17683 (0) - Jul 9, 2013 by emily - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (387) - No, that made me sleepy. (26)

Today, my biological mother who I’ve met only once is undergoing surgery to donate one of her kidneys to save my life. MMT

#17565 (0) - May 8, 2013 by kjold - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (561) - No, that made me sleepy. (10)

Today, I said goodbye to my brother for what could be the last time as he left for his second deployment overseas. Being an Army Sister is the hardest job I've had in my entire life and it's nothing compared to what he faces on a daily basis. My brother's strength and pride of service will always MMT.

#16632 (3) - Sep 16, 2012 by Bee517 - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (425) - No, that made me sleepy. (42)

Today I received a note that was slipped inside my locker from a kid who is known as a ‘freak’ at my school. I barely know him. He always wears black clothes and dyes his hair different colors. His note said, “I love your smile, and I noticed a few weeks ago that you rarely smile anymore. Then yesterday I saw the cuts on your hips and ankles. I suffer from depression at times too, but I’ve learned to overcome it. I’m happier now than I ever have been. So I want you to know that there is hope. And if you need someone to talk to who understands, and will just listen, call me. My number is xxx-xxx-xxxx. I really want to make sure you’re okay, and help you smile again.” I called him after school, we met at the park, and we talked for four hours straight. And I’m feeling a little better now. I didn’t cut or cry tonight for the first time in months. MMT

#15797 (3) - Nov 30, 2011 by Cindee - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1640) - No, that made me sleepy. (34)

Today is my 5 year anniversary of sobriety. It also marks the 5 year anniversary of the day I thought I'd lose my wife and children to my addiction. But they stuck by my side. And now I'm happier and healthier than I've ever been. MMT

#2447 (3) - Nov 16, 2009 by madeit - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1150) - No, that made me sleepy. (65)

Today, an elderly couple drowned in a basement flood at the apartment building where I live, because the husband was confined to a wheelchair. His wife wasn’t strong enough to move him, and despite pleading by the building’s resident manager, she refused to leave him. MMT

#16810 (5) - Oct 16, 2012 by elissawells - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (820) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, after work, I got to my car and found a giant dent in my rear bumper. The jerk who did this did not leave a note. Apparently, he was in such a haste to flee the scene of the crime that he didn’t even realize his license plate fell off of his car. What goes around comes around. MMT

#108 (1) - Aug 7, 2009 by Shank - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2593) - No, that made me sleepy. (337)

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