It can’t be said enough that this has been a tough year for us at Stories, and generally the ‘sphere as a whole.
Much to the contrary, there is some bright clearly showing it’s face at the end of our tunnel. A wise person once told me your art never dies, because your creation lives on in the memories and stories of others. That has certainly been somewhat of our message all along, and that point has been driven home for us this year.
I am honored to take part in all this healing place does. You have all managed to move me, so deeply, with your kindness and caring for one another. People like you, that help nurture a community like ours, help restore my faith in humanity.
Here are some notable Stories from the past few months:
STMND Highlights Reading List
We Welcomed Back Rara, and I Painted a Picture ; a difficult story from my past. Paper, Paint, and Stitches, was no easier.
Alicia returned, through the magic of technology, to share some more of her beautiful words. She also expressed her thanks for the support and love sent her way.
Rara shared something the late, great, Grayson wrote to his mother. We cried and were proud to honor his memory.
After all that, we declared a win. (#letsgoletsgoletsgo) The most powerful, rallying, battle cry (or *rawr*) for stories yet.
Some pens whispered to us courtesy of the classy, soulful, and very talented, Glorious Mettle. (STMND Art! Yay!)
Grayson reminded us through Rara that If We Could…
and today Bill is sharing with us some Love, Unwitting.
We look forward to sharing the rest of the year with you. I’ll see you there during my time slot this November, when I’ll be calling on you to share your stories again!