Today I’m going to continue what I started in my previous post about rags-to-riches stories and give you a few more examples of people who rose up from humble means to become some of the wealthiest people in America. Without further ado, here are 6 more rags-to-riches stories. John Rockerfeller Rockerfeller came from a… Read More »

Everyone loves a good rags-to-riches story. It makes us feel good inside to see people pull themselves out of destitution—to see the afflicted succeed. Not only that, but it gives us hope that anything is possible with hard work, determination, talent, and God’s grace. Here are some real-life rags-to-riches stories for your encouragement. Sam Walton… Read More »

[Disclaimer: This is not a true story and is not meant to be taken seriously] Hi, my name is Jefferson, and this is the tragedy of how my first relationship fell apart. You’d think that my experience almost getting murdered with a pencil would have taught me to keep my phone on me at all… Read More »

We live in an era of memes. What is a meme?  Wikipedia defines it as “an activity, concept, catchphrase or piece of media which spreads, often as mimicry, from person to person via the Internet.” If you are on Facebook or any other social media you will have noticed that memes pop up everywhere.  There… Read More »

Call it “getting stuck.” Call it “writer’s block” or being “caught in a rut.” Whatever you want to call it, it happens to us all.  We’re committed to a task and then all of a sudden we get to a point at which we have no idea what to do next. Not to worry, I… Read More »

Texting can be “meaningful” and “creative.” So says Mitchell Abrams from the Binghamton University student group known as Pipe Dream. That’s a far cry from what we sometimes hear about texting – that it makes it harder for our generation to know how to spell or to know how to communicate. Is Mr. Abrams correct?… Read More »

Oh the pressures of being an Olympian! I can’t even imagine the weight and stress involved in competing in the Olympics.  And for someone like Allyson Felix, the pressure is multiplied because of all the expectations piled upon you. I like Allyson Felix, and that’s why it was so heartbreaking to watch the following video from… Read More »

Thousands of Olympic athletes. Hundreds of different events. How is it possible to select the top Olympic athletes of all time? You may be surprised to find that there seems to be a general consensus when it comes to lists such as this (see lists from NBC, SportsMuntra, and Bleacher Report). There are particular athletes that have… Read More »

Ever wonder what happens when you hit “Send” after typing out a text message? Where do your texts go?  How does the other person end up receiving the message on their end? A newly trending YouTube video seeks to satisfy your curiosity and help you understand a bit about this process.  This video has been out for… Read More »

Need a little inspiration? At the heart of Mobile Text Alerts is communication.  But let’s face it, our everyday interactions can become dry and routine. These 8 quotes may be just what you need to inspire your communication and change your thinking around!  Maybe you can apply the concepts in these quotes to your own text… Read More »

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