Solace

Death comes not boldly, On a pale horse rampant, Nor as a conqueror wreathed In battle smoke. Rather, as a tap on the shoulder From one unseen, who was yet There all the while. No…

Colorless

You can put a quote in a book It'll become a place you'll never look In life we struggle day by day We deal with our issues in our own separate way We make mistakes and never let go The emotions we feel, we just don't show…

I Wish I was a Superhero

My family pretends it's all okay But I will never be this way A problem child, I've been known, Has caused my heart to turn to stone My father took complete control My childhood, in which he stole, has caused…

The Train of Life

When I wonder about life, I visualize a train. An engine transporting passengers, stopping by different places while bounding to a destination. Each human has a specific destination, but no map or clear itinerary to reach it (that…

Reinventing Rock Bottom

In the midst of his most challenging failure, Taylor Conroy found three steps to turn “rock bottom” into a place of growth and opportunity. He shares what he learned going bankrupt, losing his social-change company and was forced to see…

Ben’s Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_GzuYsswsE This story helped me completely change my perspective on life. I hope it does the same for you. The story came from Start With Why by Simon Sinek: Click the link for the book. …

Just Love

My story is a story of receiving unconditional love from my nursing students. With so much going against immigrants, I wanted to share this story that blessed an immigrant like me. I teach nursing here in the US. I am from…

Flying with the Dragon

Her velvet cloak draped off the stiff chair. There was no sound from his footsteps, no sound from his presence. “Do ye know?”  He asked. She lowered her head, for she had known for a long time. “My lady, have ye not told them?”  He…

Smile

Smile when you are happy, Smile when you are sad, Smile when things go good, Smile when things go bad. Smile each and every day, And just think good things, Then you will reap all of the rewards, Of all that…

With a Little Help from my Friend

On the day we had to say good-bye to our beloved cat Cooper, we wondered if our lovable, goofy and often clueless cat would be able to find his way over the Rainbow Bridge on his own. And as it turned out, he made it, with a little help…

Our Heroes in Blue

Every day when you leave the house, And, you walk out the front door, You wonder what kind of day you'll have, And, you wonder what's in store. You patrol the streets and meet so many, And, provide a service to all,…

The Red Door

If we had to point to specific events within each busy year of painting that truly capture everything we hope to achieve and offer here at ALLBRiGHT 1-800-PAINTING, it would be our Paint-It-Forward projects. This video captures the story…