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Today, after nearly 10 years without a single comprehensible word spoken, my autistic son hugged me tight and said, “I love you mommy!” MMT

#17389 (0) - Feb 12, 2013 by Deserre - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (872) - No, that made me sleepy. (23)

Today, I still look for his face in public places, because they never found his body. I expect to see him riding his bike or out jogging. Most folks say he lost his life, but I can't believe he actually did. Not yet. MMT.

#16048 (0) - Mar 21, 2012 by Near - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (672) - No, that made me sleepy. (30)

Today, I ordered flowers for my mom’s birthday. I paid for them to be delivered because she lives about 250 miles away and I didn’t think I’d have time to see her today. But on my way back home, I drove past a cemetery where I saw a man and two kids placing flowers on a grave. I turned around, picked-up the flowers from the florist, and drove straight to my mother’s house. MMT

#10946 (3) - Oct 10, 2010 by itybit - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1710) - No, that made me sleepy. (38)

Today, I sold $100 of barely used baby clothes to a young man I met on craigslist. As I drove away from the parking lot where we met, I saw him dump all of the clothes I had just sold him into the Goodwill bin. MMT

#9457 (1) - Aug 12, 2010 by goodkid - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1513) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, I realized that I went from being clinically depressed a year ago, to loving a lot of things about my life. The only difference between then and now is that I got out of a physically and emotionally abusive marriage. MMT

#17724 (0) - Aug 2, 2013 by dontworryboutit - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (296) - No, that made me sleepy. (30)

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! (1470) - No, that made me sleepy. (141)

Today, I was thinking to myself about my past. Just in the last two years I have recovered from cutting, suicide, depression, and an eating disorder. I was also failing every class I was enrolled in. Now, I am passing every class with at least an 80%, and in my free time I am training to go into the United States Army. I never thought I would make this progress. I promised myself I'd make a turnaround in my life. And the fact that I am starting to see the results makes me proud and MMT.

#16194 (1) - May 11, 2012 by thingsarechanging - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (488) - No, that made me sleepy. (45)

Today, a friend who has been partially paralyzed for the past 12 years told me I was her inspiration to never give up on life. We met in physical therapy rehabilitation after my motorcycle accident and her car accident. Today she held my hand, and with me took her first assisted steps since January of 2001. MMT

#17180 (1) - Jan 1, 2013 by petestreet - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (521) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

Today, I saw a heavily tattooed man resting both forearms on a table at a shopping centre food court while his two little daughters colored in his tattoos with felt pens. MMT

#17517 (1) - Apr 16, 2013 by kit - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (773) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, one of my students was telling me all about how she was in a documentary. She was incredibly excited and made sure I knew exactly where to find it when I got home. She has Robinson's Syndrome, and her open willingness to share her experience, even though it highlighted her disability MMT.

#16062 (0) - Mar 26, 2012 by Anonymous - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (385) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, I received a call from my city's battered women's hotline. I'm a university student and was assigned to volunteer for organization that hosts the hotline. I assumed they were calling about me helping them with their new advertising campaign. Turns out, they were calling because they were informed that I'm in an abusive relationship. It only happened once and I had know idea anyone else knew. MMT

#17815 (2) - Oct 20, 2013 by CMG25 - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (392) - No, that made me sleepy. (40)

Today, I stumbled across this site. I immediately fell in love with it, and decided to read many stories. I came across one talking about how the writer's mother was cleared of cancer on his recent birthday. It was posted on my 16th birthday. I think it is a sign that my birthday wish for my mother's cancer to not come back just might come true. MMT

#17926 (0) - Feb 8, 2014 by Kelsey - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (296) - No, that made me sleepy. (106)

Today, my mother struggles with cerebral palsy, so small tasks are a real challenge for her. Yet despite this she has been raising me and my two younger brothers all by herself while working a fulltime job. Even though it’s not easy for her, she still keeps working hard so we can survive. She MMT.

#17666 (0) - Jun 27, 2013 by Emily - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (385) - No, that made me sleepy. (17)

Today, I'm driving my mother to the airport to be deported back to Mexico. MMT

#11569 (8) - Nov 15, 2010 by Anonymous - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1534) - No, that made me sleepy. (293)

Today, when I told my classmate that I hate my dad, she looked down with a blank stare and said, “I wish I could meet mine.” MMT

#17470 (2) - Mar 23, 2013 by lov3 - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (567) - No, that made me sleepy. (35)

Today marks the end of a semester in which I went through two different types of rough break-ups. Two foundations I had counted on and invested so much heart and soul into failed to care for me in return. People I have ignored (family and old friends) were the ones that were there to catch me when the people who shouldn't have let me fall, purposely tripped me. The support and love I have received from those I ignored not only makes me stronger, but taught me a lesson and MMT.

#16029 (0) - Mar 13, 2012 by minimaa - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (403) - No, that made me sleepy. (122)

Today was the one year anniversary of my best friend’s death. She died of cancer last year. I’ve been feeling really depressed lately, because I miss her so bad. Before she died she gave me a stuffed animal that had been her favorite since her childhood. Five minutes ago I found a note sticking out of one of the torn seams of this stuffed animal. For some reason I never noticed it before. It reads, "Live your life. I'll be watching over you." MMT

Today, after they detained me and took my passport at the airport security checkpoint for “looking different than my passport picture,” the Korean police officer noticed me crying and brought me a juice box and a candy bar from his bagged lunch. MMT

#12591 (3) - Feb 3, 2011 by mademesmile - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (3338) - No, that made me sleepy. (100)

Today, it’s been exactly six months since I took on the responsibility of caring for my 17-year-old severely autistic brother. He rarely talks and prefers to be alone. Today while I served him his favorite meal for dinner, he gave me a huge hug out of the blue and said, “Thank you my beautiful big sister!” His gesture made me cry from joy and MMT.

#15882 (0) - Jan 8, 2012 by allybates - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1205) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

Today, as I was sitting on the ledge of a cliff at a park, staring off into the distance and thinking, I turned around to see a girl almost in tears but trying to slowly walk down the ledge to where I was sitting. I got up and walked up to her and asked her what was wrong. She told me she was deathly afraid of heights, but wanted to get over her fear because I looked lonely sitting by myself, and she wanted to make sure I was okay. Her braveness and kindness MMT.

#16190 (0) - May 9, 2012 by Hiker - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1236) - No, that made me sleepy. (20)

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