Sampler of Stories

A rotating collection of past stories…

My introvert friends, you are not alone

The world is full of diversity. There are different types of persons all around us. Some of them are quite different than others. Introverts are one of them. I personally feel like...

its all in the past

hai, saya Lily dan saya mempunyai satu masalah atau patutkah saya panggil ianya sebuah trauma?? apa yang boleh saya katakan ialah, zaman persekolahan saya bukanlah indah mana tapi tidaklah...

Surviving an unhappy home

I was an extremely shy only child of a single mum, living alone with her after her divorce from my dad, and eventually she remarried a creepy guy who claimed to want to adopt me and to love...

I do belong and I will be successful

I’m not really sure where to start, but I’ve had the need to open up and share what I’ve been through maybe to possibly help younger teens and younger kids having a difficult time or...

Good deeds and God speed

My life is crazy. There are so many ups and downs, ripples, and waves in my timeline, to the extent motion sickness is unavoidable. When I find myself reflecting, I cry, laugh, and get...

My heart less your beat

When I was 17 I had a stillbirth. I was 8 1/2 months pregnant, and the night of December 24th 2007 I arrived into the hospital. In the emergency the nurse pulled a wheel chair and rushed my...

We still lack female voice advocacy

Hello! I am a black woman in an African country! I am 28 years old.During my school years I have been A very supportive and non biased friend.I started teaching my class mates as early as I...

Give yourself the time.

I felt like my heart had been so thoroughly and irreparably broken that there could be no real joy again, that at best there might eventually be a little contentment. Everyone wanted me to...

SMILE

When I was in Elementary School, I was a gloomy and quiet kid. Average in my looks and grades, I got often overlooked by my peers and my teachers. I was also bullied by my classmates just...