Powered With Pride

Posted by Rachel Smith on Jul 2nd 2013

It all started last August when we were vendors at Chicago Market Days and Keith LaBelle approached us with an idea. Months later, I received a follow up email from Ketih and months later, the ball started rolling; ‘Powered with Pride 5k’ in Louisville, KY was born! I was in love with the idea, a …

Proud Mother

Posted by Sister Dottie S. Dixon on Jun 4th 2013

               I met Sister Dottie Dixon a couple years ago at Salt Lake City Pride and I was instantly drawn in by her energy. It all began when I was searching google images for Utah Pride and happened upon Dottie’s images and I could not contain myself. H …

Births Of My Beautiful Creations

Posted by Adrienne Smith on May 2nd 2013

                                     This month’s featured story is personal to me and I am ecstatic to share it with you. Adrienne’s story, otherwise known as my baby sister, gave birth to both of her so …

Getting Through My Life

Posted by Van Curaza and Rachel Smith on Mar 5th 2013

I was flying back to Austin from Seattle when I opened Spirit, Southwest Airlines Magazine. I was flipping through it until a photo of a guy on a surfboard caught my eye. It was then my gut told me to read the story. And WOW is all I can say. The story is about Van Curaza, a 50 year old former p …

Becoming The Man I Am Today.

Posted by Eli Espinoza and Rachel Smith on Feb 4th 2013

I met Eli about a year and half ago while volunteering with my classroom at Habitat for Humanity Restore. We volunteered once a week and Eli was designated to work and assign us jobs. Immediately the kids fell in love with him. He had a natural way of working with the kids and getting them to see …

My Journey To Happiness

Posted by Sara Brown and Rachel Smith on Jan 1st 2013

My name is Sara Bown and I live in New Brunswick Canada. I have been married to a man I adore and consider my best friend for 13 years and we are blessed with two sons who are 6 & 10. Being a proud mother, I have so many proud moments. Like the seasons change, I think we have beautiful proud moments …