Your Reaction is Not About Me

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A Reflection on Motherhood

| by Katie Maxwell | For every generation, I believe motherhood largely feels the same. It changes you. It is physical. It is metaphysical. The


A Confession

| by Katie Morris | I’ve been trying really hard to hide my sadness and returning depression from those in my life. My grandmother died


Why NOT Me?

| by Christie McNabb | Deep down, I probably knew for many months that I needed to end the relationship. I mean, if I’m being

Just Keep Swimming

| by Brook Zander | On March 14, 2015, I received a double lung transplant. Each year, there are less than 10,000 of these operations

Brook and Marcia

The Gift of Life

| by Marcia Anderson | On August 26, 2014, my daughter made the decision to have her name added to a waiting list for new


Like how a single word Can make a heart open

Almost Fearless

 |by Laurie Hardjowirogo | It’s a July morning in New York City, the sun is warm, not yet the heat that will come later in