Meditation and mindfulness helped Joy overcome the effects of anxiety and become a better parent to her daughters. Here’s how she did it.
New and Popular Poems and Stories
“I have believed you, owned you, lived with you, shrunk because of you, nearly broke apart in your hands many times, I have seen how easily you can destroy.”
Rosalind took a unique approach to telling her kid about the divorce. Little did she know that he would end up thanking her for it years later!
“Call this a love letter, call it
unlike anyone else’s, but with threads
and adornments from the Great
Ones—the star-crossed fables, the fairy tales”
An honest poem about self-doubt, leadership, humility, and the creative process.
Due to life-threatening dwarfism, doctors said Samuel wouldn’t survive birth. Now, he’s not only alive but teaching his parents valuable life lessons!
An unexpected chance to extend a random act of kindness taught David what Thanksgiving is really about.
After being exploited, Richard could have easily fallen into resentment and blame. Instead, he chose to learn something valuable from the situation.
Dorothy was standing in line at the gas station, ready to buy a lottery ticket, when she saw an opportunity to spend her $10 on something much better.
“My mind goes where my heart
dares not; feelings and logic;
After being publicly embarrassed, Amanda could have sunk into isolation and self-pity. But she didn’t. This is her story of turning humiliation into triumph.
Medications led Tabita’s 13-year-old daughter to hallucinations, suicidal thoughts, and eight psychiatric hospitalizations. Here’s how she healed.
One night, Cindy and her husband saw a man eating dinner alone and anonymously paid for his bill. Months later, their act of kindness returned to them.
“I tanned the cancer into my flesh …shaved my teeth
to needles …filling
my mouth with bathroom fixtures, let doctors
cut me apart like a hunting prize”