Articles with vulnerability

I Have Three Children

I Have Three Children

The question I dread the most as a grieving mother is; “How many children do you have?” It’s not that I don’t know how to answer, it is all the questions that follow. I’m immediately forced to decide whether or not…

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Kimberly Brown

Kimberly Brown is the founder and editor of Minerva Rising Press. Her novel, Cora’s Kitchen was short listed in the 2015 William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. Her work has appeared in Mused BellaOnline Literary Review, Compass Literary Magazine, Pitkin Review, Chicago Tribune, Today's Chicago Woman, National View, and Naperville Sun. Kimberly has MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College and a Master of Science in Written Communication from National Louis University. She also maintains a blog at The Confidential Writer.

I Am Afraid

I Am Afraid

There. I said it. Bring on the Calvary! Sound the alarm! Blow the trumpets in Zion and quote every single scripture on fear you know and I will say them right along with you. Yes, I am fearless, fearfully and wonderfully…

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Ericka Arthur

I am Ericka Arthur an Inspirational blogger, Poet and Radio Divas cohost on GrindhardRadio.

Lost in Translation: How Embracing Vulnerability Saved Me

Lost in Translation: How Embracing Vulnerability Saved Me

For as long as I can remember, my thoughts have been trapped in my head. An ineffectual communicator, I always listened to others and took to heart the words they said. I never responded. I was silent. Childhood for me was silence. I never exposed a pure thought or an emotion that I was feeling. I just could not find the courage, or the right words to say what I felt. …

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Julie Anderson

Julie Anderson is the Creator and Publisher of Feminine Collective. Julie was inspired to create this safe place for women to share their secrets, desires, triumphs and pain as the antithesis of what mainstream media offers women today. In her column Pursuit of Perfection, she explores the importance of rectifying the balance of inner and outer beauty through essays, poems and articles on self-esteem, shame, family, and self- acceptance.