Miriam Carrick’s Knitted a Good Life

Miriam Carrick’s Knitted a Good Life

IN A waiting room filled with patients and their families at Nashville’s Sarah Cannon Center, a cancer center named for Minnie Pearl, Miriam Carrick did what she’s always done. She’s not one to mind waiting, happy to busy her hands with her knitting. Her husband,...
Mike Clements: The Power of Service

Mike Clements: The Power of Service

A LIFE OF service begins with a single decision and builds with each next choice. Service in the field of public safety multiplies the reach of those decisions and is life-saving in many cases.  In 1992, Mike Clements made a seemingly ordinary decision — to...
Mary Ann Neill – Christmas Joy on Wings of Hope

Mary Ann Neill – Christmas Joy on Wings of Hope

EVERYONE IS gathered around the table spread with seasonal and family favorites near the glow of a fir tree stuffed with shiny ornaments and overflowing with presents. With a soundtrack of old favorites and lively conversation, it’s the ideal Christmas portrayed in...
9/11 Fueled Jesse Julien’s Dream to Help Others.

9/11 Fueled Jesse Julien’s Dream to Help Others.

LIKE THE day Kennedy was shot, or when we watched as man took one small step on the moon, we will never forget 9/11, watching as planes crashed into the World Trade Center and the towers fell. First responders rushed in, many of whom didn’t make it out but gave their...