Daily Digest from ILLUMINATION

Featured Stories Issue #8

Selected stories from 8,600+ writers supporting 83,000+ readers on ILLUMINATION

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Dear Readers,

We are delighted to present these selected stories on ILLUMINATION today. This is our issue eight. Thank you for your feedback on the previous seven issues. We are glad you enjoy our new service.

Today, we compiled a small number of interesting stories covering a broad range of topics.

We also share links to these stories via our blogs on Word Press for our external readers.

Thank you for following our publication and reading the stories of our contributing writers. ILLUMINATION now has over 83,000 readers.

Those who missed yesterday’s digest can access it from this link.

Please enjoy these engaging and inspiring stories.

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

Something Good Started Happening On Medium
ILLUMINATION Reading Times Doubled and Curated Stories Quadrupled.medium.com

Dew Langrial

How To Go From Writing Crap to Writing Well Using Four Insights
Let’s have a peek at our top 10 stories todaymedium.com


Want To Boost Your Reader Numbers?
Put sex in the title like these Illumination writers did.medium.com

Keith Hill

Glitches in the matrix
When glitch perceptions puncture consensus realitymedium.com

Richelle Délia, PhD

How to Get Rich if You Don’t Come From Money
Your step-by-step roadmapmedium.com

Liam Ireland

What Curation On Medium Means And Why It Still Matters
It maybe better than what you what you think it is!medium.com


The Glory of ILLUMINATION is Found in the Variety of Writers
And because of that variety, quality naturally emerges.medium.com

JM Piqué

Your Network Is Your Net Worth
When somebody articulates into words a thought that you don’t even know you had… Man, that makes your day.medium.com

Rey Watson

Eco-Bricks: The Building Block Made of Trash
How buildings and other structures can become far more sustainablemedium.com

Ian Worrall

How To Write Abduction Scenes
Some tips to help youmedium.com

Elvie Lins

Hot Lemon Water every morning Change my Life for the Better
One of the best things I did, drinking hot lemon water before having breakfast. I encourage my husband to drink it and…medium.com

Michael Patanella

You Can’t Buy Back Trust
The title speaks for itself. It’s a basic statement, with a detailed meaning. One that seems quite easily understood as…medium.com

Lilian Kimuya

Little laws
It occurred to me that in marriage, there were laws beneath that had passed unnoticed; and laws that would never have…medium.com

Kazi Mahmood

The emergence of COVID-19 Mutations and New Variants
Scientists are worried the worst of the COVID-19 is not over yet hoping we do not get to see a variant that will help…medium.com

Alberto Guerrero

Are You Ready To Be a Contrarian?
Perhaps you shouldn’tmedium.com


Water. Supports Life and Spreads Disease.
Are you taking personal responsibility?medium.com

Bill Abbate

The 3 Fundamentals for Your Life and for Your Leadership
How responsibility, trust, and keeping the end in mind work for youmedium.com

Josh Balerite Acol

I Choose
A free verse poetic promptmedium.com

Terry Mansfield

The Way Life Goes
The journey through lifemedium.com

Camille Allard

How To Avoid Feelings of Guilt or Shame Every Time You Masturbate
When will we finally look beyond dirty?medium.com

Karen Madej

Why Do We Live With Serial Narcissists?
Is it love, lust or someone to look after?medium.com

Shaista Malik

A Poem.medium.com

Terry Trueman

I have saved…
…literally thousands ofmedium.com

Syed Sharique Kamal

Does The Quran Really Say To Kill Kafirs
Or is it a rumor?iamsharique.medium.com

Francesco Rizzuto

Fifty Shades of Grape
Mildred dropped the last sparkling dinner plate into its appointed slot in the stainless-steel drain board, peeled away…medium.com

Rejoice Denhere

The Blue Stone
The magic of a wishmedium.com

Hailey Chantalle

I Don’t Have Time for My Friends
How growing up affected my relationshipsmedium.com

Claire Kelly

My Cron’s Collapse — Standing Up Stronger Than Ever
How facing Cron’s disease during a world pandemic helped me find strength I never knew I hadmedium.com

Dr. Fatima Imam

A Daughter’s Plea*
A poemmedium.com

Yousuf Rafi

The Life-Altering Incident, Karma And Remorse
Karma is real. It finds you and makes you pay. I was ignorant about karma until this happened.medium.com

Jessie Hamilton

Earn Between $1,000 To $5,000 In One Month
My neighbors are living proofmedium.com

Roger Himes Esq.

Winter: A Time of Reverence: #4
The World is Such a Busy Place. Being Busy, We Can Lose Things that are Important to Us. Winter is Time to Remember…medium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

Eléni’s First Visit — Part 11
Four beauties talking about lovemedium.com

Aldric Chen

3 Reasons Giving-Up Is A Good Idea and Digging-In Is A Bad One. We Need To One-Up Our Thinking.
Have you ever giving this subject further consideration?medium.com


Generally accepted definitions of meditation and mindfulness fail me.
For the reader who seeks a technique to achieve stillness, Laxaa offers:medium.com
Humans have attached and connected a potentially unhealthy item to the divine concept of…
Forgiveness replaces resentment. Often one has to forgive themselves in addition to the perpetrator. I had to forgive…medium.com

Francesco Joseph

10 Entrepreneurs Who Failed Before They Succeeded
“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door “ — Milton Berlemedium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: March 8
Suffrages, Insufferables, and Terrible Sufferingmedium.com

Nasar Karim

Everyone except my wife
I think I’m probably addicted
I keep staring at the screen 
Rereading last weeks poems 
So brilliant they seem!

Eric Sutherland

Swiss Voting
It is different from other countriesmedium.com

Floyd Mori

Spring Is Just Around The Corner
Blossoms will soon appearmedium.com

Maria Rattray

Poetry Book
Related stories by: Maria Rattraymedium.com
Last Day Of The Month Where Curation Wields Its Power
I present to you, a SONNET dedicated to Medium curators….medium.com
An Integrity Poem
Acrostic in stylemedium.com

Mushk Bala

8th of March
Every palace does need a queenmedium.com

Isaiah R. Hicks

Honeydew Rain
A Poem of Changemedium.com

Melanie J.

I Choose
Writing Promptmedium.com


Now That They Have Banned Dr. Seuss, Will The Bible Be Next?
Read the Old Testament and Decide if The Bible Should be Bannedmedium.com

Bettina Villegas

March 8th, One Year Later
And still…medium.com

Ankit Singh

Top 5 Myths About Business You Immediately Need to Get Rid of
Do not allow these misconceptions to hold you back anymoremedium.com

Camille Grady

Sacred Spirituality and Sexuality
There is more to it than just coming outmedium.com


Your Day
Make Everyday Your Daymedium.com

Ivette Cruz

Colours of Nature
A haiku for naturemedium.com

Randy Wolken

Do You Want To Accomplish Your Biggest Goals?
Ask “who” not “how”medium.com

Adebayo Adeniran

The Sussexes Vs The Windsors: Qui Bono?
With neither side backing down in the war of words between Buckingham palace and the Sussexes, what will the departure…medium.com

Esse Letters

Chasing Dreams
I watched NASA the other day launch a rocket from Kennedy Space Center, headed to Mars. It was unmanned, but it had a…medium.com

Elena Emma

I Am a Garden, Not a Plant
I didn’t hear him. I sobbed in a restless shiver. First time in my life, I ultimately stated aloud that my personality…medium.com

The Maverick Files

An Ode to the Women in My Life
Coz Women’s Day is a fair excuse to get a bit cornymedium.com

Deepak Sethi

The Consequences of Cyber violence and Online hate speech against Women.
Way Forward to an equitable and just society.medium.com

Mary Beth Hazeldine

How I Stopped Myself From Being Claustrophobic
And the 3 steps I took to get it under control.medium.com

Franko French

A Road Even Less Travelled
Miss travelling? Same.medium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

I Think I Choose
But I do notmedium.com

Shyamdeo Ranjan

Rivalry Between Bill Gates and Steve Jobs
Lesson from two tech tycoons.medium.com

Kyle Chastain

6 Rules for Taking Action to Create the Life You Want
Why you should go all-in on your dreams in 2021medium.com


You have an app idea worths a million dollars, too? NO!
Software developers have a common problem in society all around the world. I bet all of the developers have a friend…medium.com

Vuyo Ngcakani

Where Would I Be Without the Women Who Affected My Life
A poem- Thank you so much for being there for memedium.com

Alexander Bird

Oh Lord, Won’t you Buy Me a Mercedes Benz?
Janis’s last message never was so important as it is todaymedium.com

Adekunle Jr

9 Ways To Cultivate Self Discipline
How to Cross the Bridge Between Goals and Accomplishmentsmedium.com

Trapper Sherwood

Does Being a Micromanager Accomplish Trust in a Business?
Learn how to trust your team without micro-managingmedium.com

Younes Romero

Inside The Mind Of A Racist
An infinite warmedium.com

Victoria Ponte

The Breath of The Angels


The best and meaningful form of sex on ILLUMINATION
You may check this engaging collection by an editor and retired medical doctor.medium.com

Francesco Rizzuto

No Ordinary Funeral
Notebook entry for Tuesday, November 16, 2010medium.com

Snezana Djuric

Vulnerability is Strength
Being vulnerable doesn’t make you weak. It makes you more real, more genuine, more you.medium.com

Michele Thill

5 Simple Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Today
Using items found in your homemedium.com

Nancy Ann

A Poem about being a good person.medium.com

Marcel Badia

Learn to Analyze Your Target Market Effectively in 4 Simple Steps
The importance of understanding consumer behavior and competition trendsmedium.com

Matt Davis Motivation

Publish Like a Pro
If I can do it, you can too — maybe.medium.com

Michael Adelizzi

Prospecting for Validation?
You’re probably looking in the wrong place.medium.com

Nuno Fabiao

How To Quickly Find Your Own Writing Process
Your daily routines are your “writer’s genetic fingerprint”medium.com

Krishna V Chaudhary

11 Most Trusted Tips From Cavemen To Stay Healthy And Fit
The time has come for us to learn an effective way of being fit from yesteryears and implement on today.medium.com

Purvee Chauhan

Role of “Empathizing” in Learner Centered Design
Moving from “instructor-led” to “learner-focused” experiencesmedium.com

Linda Spangle

Grief and Healing
A poem about the journeymedium.com

Shiraz Zafar Hussain

Mind over Mountain
A Short Poem about Beliefmedium.com

Thank you for reading our stories.

We are grateful to our editors who reviewed and published these stories for you. Our editors work hard to help our writers succeed. They invest their precious time volunteering for smooth publishing of your stories. ILLUMINATION-CuratedILLUMINATIONDr Mehmet YildizTree LangdonBrian E. Wish, PhD,Dr Ron Pol, Dr Michael Heng, Dr John Rose, Paul Myers MBA, Karen Madej, Joe Luca, Dipti Pande, Kevin Buddaeus, Kate MaxwellArthur G. Hernandez, Bill Abbate, Michael Patanella, Aurora Eliam, CMP, René Junge,Geetika Sethi, Ahmed Jamal, Britni Pepper, Selma, Earnest Painter, Dew Langrial, B. A. Cumberlidge. Lanu PitanAgnes LaurensEP McKnight, MEdCR Mandler MATThe Maverick FilesSumera RizwanLiam IrelandTony Young, Jr.Neha Sandhir SDesiree DriesenaarStuart EnglanderNtathu AllenThewriteyardHaimish MeadMaria RattrayCristo Lopez, PhD,Dr. Preeti Singh, Holly Kellums, Kristina Segarra, Yohanan Gregorius, The Dozen, Audrey Malone,janny’s heart,Sabana Grande,Jennifer Friebely, Zen ChanAamir Kamal 🚀🚀🚀John Cunningham[arlie] PEYTONGeorgia DimitriousKim PetersenJosh Balerite AcolNoorain Hassan, BMSMallika VasakIkram Al MouaswasLinda KowalchekTerry L. CooperGeorge Blue KellyScott Hughey (TheWriteScott)

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