Aladdin

Ami J. Sanghvi knows how deep and true the love of our animals can be, and how it helps us understand our own inherent worthiness of love. With earnest adoration, she writes of the lasting healing effects that come of loving and being loved well. In response to our...

Shadows of Darkness

“Shadows of Darkness” highlights the un-realities of experiencing an assault, especially when the violence comes from a close relation. With eyes closed, Charity Marie’s escape in darkness feels like it shouldn’t be more than a dream —...

The Girl in the Mirror

Danielle Hark responds to our September prompt with a piece about reclaming vital pieces of herself – her body, her skin, and her reflection. She feels distance from her own body, but by challenging herself to feel compassion for her reflection, she acknowledges the...