The Hope Chronicles

The Hope Chronicles

We share a collection of feel good stories and videos that renew our energy, remind us of our humanity, and keep us grounded in hope. It is our wish that they do the same for you and if you come across any inspiring content, please don’t hesitate to send it our way!

With hope,

The Yeske Buie Team

Posted July 3, 2020

There is Light Here

This piece featuring a dear friend of ours is not just a beautiful song, it also shares a powerful message. Lee’s website is an amazing resource for everyone, particularly in these times.

I Knew You Were Waiting

(For Me)

This song about the deepest, unshakeable belief has been grabbing Elissa and Dave for the past few weeks.

‘Girl-Dad’ Surgeon Braids Patient’s Hair

Where kindness and representation intertwine.

Not Everything is Cancelled… HOPE is Not Cancelled

Hamilton the Musical: Now Streaming on Disney+! 

Enjoy Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award winning musical, Hamilton, featuring the ORIGINAL cast! What better way to celebrate the birth of our nation this weekend than with this captivating history lesson. Click here to subscribe to Disney+ and watch the musical.

Arizona Weather Map Goes Crazy Live on the Air

This one’s not about hope. It’s just plain funny.

Posted June 19, 2020

“If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.”

At Yeske Buie, we like to say “it’s about the size of your life, not the size of your wallet”. In this clip, Admiral McRaven says it’s about “the size of their heart, not the size of their flippers”.

San Francisco Ballet Presents: A Little Beauty

“To recreate some magic in this challenging moment, 57 San Francisco Ballet Orchestra musicians recorded music with their phones, and 27 dancers from SF Ballet danced individual choreography in their homes, parks and streets. Until we can dance together again, we’ll stay connected through the joy and beauty of this art form.”

The Alexander String Quartet

A friend of ours shared this beautiful, virtual performance from San Francisco State University’s longtime quartet-in-residence.

The Summer Solstice from Stonehenge

Is “Visit Stonehenge” on your Live Big list? Enjoy the innovative ways that organizations like English Heritage are bringing Live Big experiences to your home!

Abraham, Martin, and John

These men… we could sure use more of them.

Posted June 5, 2020

RFK Speaks After MLK Killed

What makes the speech so powerful is RFK’s ability to vulnerably share about his personal suffering, and also plea with his audience not to turn to violence and hate.

Nelson Mandela and the Science of Forgiveness

An evidence-based perspective on forgiveness.

Brené Brown on Empathy

The last line of Brené  Brown’s video sums up our purpose for sharing The Hope Chronicles: “What makes something better is connection.”

Gentle on My Mind

When good human beings share their talents, all you need to do is listen.

Some Good News Ep. 7

The online show that highlights positive stories and provides us all with a much needed boost during quarantine. This episode features a reunion of the cast from The Office.

Some Good News Ep. 8

The online show that highlights positive stories and provides us all with a much needed boost during quarantine. This episode features the power of community.

Posted May 22, 2020

Energy Update from Lee Harris

Our dear friend shares his observation of themes affecting all of us with the hope of providing some clarity and support during this time like no other.

Good Morning Humanity

Through the words of Charlie Chaplin’s A Message to Humanity, this commercial aims to give a message of positivity, presenting that on the horizon is a new world ready to welcome a rediscovered humanity.

General Resilience

When it comes to resilience, this graphic aligns so well with our beliefs…

  • We can’t see what’s coming,
  • But we know something will eventually happen, and
  • Building resilience is the only way to prepare.

Keep going. You’ve got this.

Who’s Zoomin’ Who?

In these days of endless Zoom calls, umm, everyone!

Ikea Shares Instructions for Best Pillow Fort

Running out of ideas to stay entertained? Ikea has you covered.

Stand By Me

One of the most viewed pages on our website is the global rendition of the classic Ben E. King song Stand By Me from the documentary “Playing for Change: Peace Through Music.” We never grow tired of this beautiful song, and today we offer a few more inspiring renditions that we’ve come across.

Posted May 8, 2020

We Are The World

Proof that it is possible for the world to stand together.

The Great Realization

This clever bedtime story shares a message about hope for the future, slowing down, and caring for one another and our environment.

‘If the Trees Can Keep Dancing, So Can I’

A poem that vividly captures some of the ways we are coping with uncertainty and crisis.

George W. Bush’s Message on Unity

A rare message from the 43rd President aims to invoke inspiration while asking Americans to put aside their differences.

SomeGoodNews Ep. 6

The online show that highlights positive stories and provides us all with a much needed boost during quarantine. This episode features a graduation message for the class of 2020.

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