Storytelling is as old as mankind and plays an important role in society. It benefits the teller who relives the experience. Whether the experience is good or bad, the telling thereof is liberating. It benefits the reader because every story has a vein of gold.
Your story is important and we would love to hear about it. It may be a long or short story, it may take the form of a poem, a song or a drawing. Regardless of your chosen expression, we encourage you to tell a story so that we can both benefit.
Snapshot - Your Story
You are a living history book and your experiences are invaluable. One man told me about his experience seeing the testing of an Atomic Bomb in the Pacific ocean. Another lady and husband Foster cared children for 24 years. A friend Allan supported a Leper village in India.
Whether your story is good or perhaps not so good please share it with us.
Sometimes life turns out bitter. We do things that are wrong and we suffer the anguish of carrying this with us every day of our life. In his book “Opening Up”, James Pennebaker tells us why it is good to share a story even if it is a terrible story. People have shared their darkest secrets and in so doing we released from the burden they had been carrying for years. We are not here to judge, simply listen. If you need to open up, please do - we do not publish or disclose this information.
Pearls of Wisdom
If you have lived, you will have collected pearls of wisdom on the journey. We will be grateful if you will share your wisdom with us. King Solomon wrote the book of proverbs. Perhaps you can help us write the book of modern proverbs or simply give us life tips that you have learnt along the way.
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