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~ Rachel Macy Stafford, New York Times Bestselling Author of Hands Free Mama, Hands Free Life, and Only Love Today.

Laura rises above even the most extraordinary writers: Her healing becomes your healing. Her strength becomes your strength. Her courage becomes your courage.

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I’m an author who believes we all have a story to tell.

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How a secret-keeper became a storyteller.

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I want to tell you a story.

We live inside our stories, we make homes of them. By sharing my stories, by writing them down, by allowing myself to be seen in all my brokenness, I have found healing and connection and joy.

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"Everything you can imagine is real."Pablo Picasso It's 8:30 in the morning. I have chosen a word of the year each January for almost a decade now. The word is always aspirational and I try to …

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“Her heart was a secret garden and the walls were very high.”William Goldman, The Princess Bride On our first official date, he took me to a beautiful little restaurant for breakfast. Then, it …

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I began writing this in the spring time. Some pieces get written and published in short order. Some need to sit for a while. This sat. This year, spring lasted an eternity. We'd been in that …

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"There are places I'll rememberAll my life, though some have changedSome forever, not for betterSome have gone, and some remainAll these places had their momentsWith lovers and friends, I still can …

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The difference

Barn's burnt down -- now I can see the moon.Mizuta Masahide It's said of parenting that the days are long and the years are short. While that math may not make sense to someone who's never sat …

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