Sampler of Stories

A rotating collection of past stories…

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...

Dzinza Diaries – Generational Letters

Letter from My grandmother She said work hard, be smart and always remember what you look like is always more important than what you say. She said a woman has to be seen before she is...

2 months clean

After a lifetime of drinking and 7 years of shooting crystal meth , now 2 months clean .I was crying the other day, tears of joy but also sadness. Why sadness well no matter if it’s...

Hello God, it’s me…

April 12, 2020 I admit. I am LOST. I was just asked by son if when will his baby sister be coming back here from heaven. It’s so hard to find the right words to say to him, because I know...

The Math trouble

Hi my name is Z, and i have an interesting story to tell. So one day during this pandemic we have school but me I have to go to school Wednesday And Thursday . So This morning, It’s...