STORIES

"THERE IS NO GREATER ROMANCE IN LIFE THAN THIS ADVENTURE IN REALISATION."

- Meher Baba

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After nine long hours in the operating theatre, the chief surgeon broke the hard news to Adrianne’s waiting family.  

“We’ve done our best to stop the bleeding, but the accident caused severe injuries to Adrianne’s cerebral cortex. In situations like this, the likelihood of recovery is almost non-existent. She may have a few days, but it will take a miracle for her to wake up again...

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"EMBRACE THE UNCERTAINTY. ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF BECOMING. WHEN NOTHING IS CERTAIN, ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE."

- Mandy Hale

2 MIN READ

It was the worst case of writer’s block ever. For the last six months, Karen had been closeted in her apartment, willing herself to ink magic onto the page. And all she had to show for it was a pile of crumpled up paper, discarded cigarette butts and empty whiskey bottles.

Her editor had begun calling every day to check on her progress. That did nothing but elevate her stress levels. Frustrated and feeling smothered, she threw open her balcony window and collapsed on the floor inside. She would never venture out. Heights frightened her...

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"THIS MOMENT IS ALL THERE IS."

- Rumi

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Maria woke up screaming. It had been two years, but the nightmare still haunted her. Traumatising her, over and over. Even in the warm light of day, she couldn’t escape.  

What had meant to be a fun getaway had ended with the death of her best friend, Katie, and a career-shattering injury for Maria. In one afternoon, her dreams of being a prima ballerina had been replaced by guilt - guilt for surviving while Kattie had died...

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"I DRESS IN STARS AND CHAOS. I’M BOTH A WARRIOR AND AN ARTIST."

- Carolina Heza

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“Mum, Stuart and I are shipping out on a mission in two days. We’re moving up the wedding to tomorrow,” announced Claudia, over the phone, “I need you to hop on a plane and meet us on base.”

This wasn’t what her Mum, Michelle, would want. But there was no telling how long she and Stuart would be deployed. And they had never been too keen on a big event, anyway...

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"THE WORLD IS FULL OF MAGIC THINGS, PATIENTLY WAITING FOR YOUR SENSES TO GROW SHARPER."

- W.B. Yeats

2 MIN READ

"Pay attention, you silly girl," yelled Mrs Martin, rapping her cane on the desk.   

Startled, Rachel jumped right up from her chair. Once more, she had lost herself, in a world only she could see.    

"Sorry Mrs Martin," she mumbled in embarrassment, while her classmates giggled at her. From the corner of her eye, she could see the class bully, Stacy, mouthing the word 'loser' at her...

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