Suffering from Alzheimer’s, Aniiyah’s mother forgot who she was. Instead of letting this upset her, Aniiyah took it as a lesson. Here’s what she learned.
Tagged: letting go
“I will make peace. I have to make peace, in order to die in peace, wherever, whenever that may be.”
Chelsea was stewing in anger and depression, thinking no one was on her side. This is how asking for help changed her life.
Janaya Martin’s intimate and candid poem about coping with the death of her father while trying to cultivate forgiveness.
At 8 years old, Dr. Debra Reble’s mother abandoned her. She spend the next 20 years repressing her emotions, overachieving, and trying to be perfect. This is her story of not only forgiving her mother, but learning to embrace herself.
Growing up, Belinda thought being “strong” meant protecting her family from her emotions. Many years later, she realized who she really needed to protect.
Sabrina’s powerful poem about healing, forgiveness, and the profound strength of letting go.
Lynn’s sexuality was repressed for almost a lifetime. Just shy of 70 years old, she began to discover herself. This is her story of sexual awakening.
Claire’s powerful, evocative poem about discovering her boundaries, tearing free of dependence on others, and finding a deeper sense of self-acceptance.
As Reba was learning to break away from people-pleasing and be authentic, a wise teacher came in the most unexpected form—a hat.