A single promise can change a life forever. And every promise has a story... Hosted and narrated by Founder Alex Sheen, the because I said I would podcast features compelling interviews with people around the world. You'll hear the dramatic stories of promises they have made, kept and even the broken ones.
Ep 8. A Dangerous Stalker: Debbie’s Promise to Her Sister Peggy
This is the story of big sister's love for her little sister. Peggy's boyfriend started acting strange and the whole family was worried. Her older sister Debbie saw the red flags. They were impossible to miss. Stretching from Ohio to New Mexico to California, the actions of a deranged man would impact the lives of everyone who surrounded Peggy.
EP. 7 A Bomb is Like an Onion: Bob's Commitment Is Tested at the Boston Marathon
In this episode, Alex speaks with Bob, a retired Fire Paramedic from Boston, as he recounts the harrowing and tragic events that occurred on April 15, 2013, the Boston Bombing. It's a dramatic recollection of one of our nation's most darkest hours, yet Bob brings light to it through courage, selflessness and leadership... traits that only a true Patriot, a brave fireman and a proud father, possess.
Famous Father - Bridget's Last Promise to her Dad
Amongst the glitz and the glam of a childhood brimming in Hollywood royalty, Bridget - now a retired marriage, family and child counselor from Charlotte, North Carolina - gave one final nod to her family's legacy by making a promise to her Dad.
And her promise, though quite simple, had a profound effect on the trajectory of Bridget's life; no matter the hard work and effort that it took to complete, it now remains the most worthwhile life choice she has ever made. It's a life that no money, fame or fortune could buy, just the fondness a Father could have for his only daughter.
Give Him a Strong Name: Brittany and Her Boy
Brittany is a realtor in the Denver, Colorado area where she has lived her entire life. For a realtor, Brittany understands a strange amount of complex medical terminology. She did not gather this knowledge out of some sort of personal interest or past career. The knowledge came out of necessity. As a wife and a mother, she needed to understand what the doctors really meant when they were talking about her family.
Sabrina and the Storm: A Family's Journey Through Natural Disaster
Sabrina had just started a promising career and family in a cozy New Orleans suburb. The horizon was bright. But in 2005 as Hurricane Katrina crashed toward the coast it would not only wreak havoc on land, the storm would take a disturbing toll on her family's entire existence.
Almost There: In the Shoes of Homelessness
This episode features an interview with Derek, an accomplished entrepreneur and activist, determined to better the lives of those around him. The seed for Derek’s promise was planted when he was a homeless young man moving to and from shelters with his mother. This seed would eventually blossom into a major life event that would alter his future and inspire a 400 mile journey to our nation’s capital.
WE NEED THIS TODAY!!!
The content of this podcast and the YouTube channel of the same name are a helpful dose of PMA we all need in these confusing, overly negative and divisive times. I’m grateful to you Alex!!!
One of the most inspiring and moving podcasts I have listened to in a long time. It will give you all the feels, and hopefully inspire you to make a change. I know it has definitely motivated me to do better and be better!
These stories inspire me and make me want to improve the world! A great listen!