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Falling for “The One” | by Hannah Teslin

A short story about finding love, facing your fears and discovering who “the one” really is.  Six years ago, I moved to Germany to be with a guy who I thought was ‘The One’. Crazy in love, I boarded a plane to move to an unfamiliar land where I didn’t know anyone except “The One”.  As […]


When River Angels Appear by Barb Geiger

Barb Geiger and her husband Gene set off on an epic five-month service adventure, paddling down the Mississippi in a twenty-foot kayak they built themselves.

Along the way they encounter countless everyday heroes and river angles who offer compassion, care and opportunity to others. Be inspired by just one of their many encounters …


I Won My Dream Job at 59 Years Old | By Barrie Tabor

At only 59 Years of Age Barrie Goes For Her Dream Job as a Flight Attendant.  A short story about not giving up on your dreams.Since I was about ten years old, I’ve had the dream of becoming a flight attendant. As I got older, I chose to put that dream on hold.  I wanted to […]


The Song of the Nightingale | After Winter Must Come Spring

A beautiful piece from Mary-Anne Willow about emerging from difficult times into a place of peace, courage, light and hope.  Even the Saints cannot mould events to their wishes, so our failure to do so must not dismay us. We are part of something bigger, and events take their course, driven by some other logic […]


Discovering Happiness | A Short Story by Lizette Mendieta

“Discovering Happiness is a place to shine light on the little things: like the connections we make … the peace found in nature, the special moments  – like my precious memory of George, who inspired my curiosity to explore the world.”I was fascinated with his big eyes, and greenish skin.  As a child I would […]


Breathe, Breath of God, Please Breathe | Finding Hope in Your Journey Through Grief

A beautiful story from Kristina Risinger about renewing hope after great loss.  ​”Grief has the power to seize breath and create feelings of suffocation. However, once breath is restored, grief has the propensity for fostering amazing growth and purpose.”   Breathing is the most effortless action we will ever take, yet in some moments we find […]


Spellbound by the Circus Spotlight

Determined to fulfill her life-long dream to shine in the spotlight, Mara quits her job and runs away with the circus, where she learns the ultimate lesson in vulnerability Secretly I always wanted to be on stage and shine in the spotlight. When I was twenty-six years old,  I quit my security job in Switzerland, to run […]


Say YES to Happy by Krista O’Reilly-Davi-Digui

Short, meaningful story about Happiness.  Taking a walk on a New Orleans street, Krista ponders on Happiness.  How can you be happy when not all in the world is right?My husband and I walked along a noisy New Orleans street, glasses steaming up from the humidity, our bellies full from an amazing meal.We felt happy. […]


“You’d Be Pretty Without Those Scars” by Karletta Marie

Short story about discovering what true beauty really means …   Subscribe The scent of nail varnish, L’Oreal shampoo and hair dye settle in my nostrils.  The mirror clad walls reflect soft down-lights on ivory coloured tiles, and I hear Mariah Carey’s,  “I don’t wanna cry” playing in the background.   I’m draped in an unflattering […]

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