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Featured Stories Issue #20

Selected stories from 8,800+ writers supporting 89,500+ readers on ILLUMINATION

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Dear readers,

We are delighted to present some engaging and informative stories covering a broad range of topics for your enjoyment today.

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If you missed the previous digest, you can access them from this collection.Collection of Featured Stories
Easy access to daily selected stories from engaging writers of ILLUMINATIONmedium.com

Please enjoy these informative, engaging, and inspiring stories.

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

A publication giving voice to published authors on Mediummedium.com
The New Star Completed The 3rd Milestone
ILLUMINATION-Curated has gained 30,000+ followersmedium.com
Thoughts and Sentiments For ILLUMINATION’S birthday
The publication achieved more than planned in a yearmedium.com

Dew Langrial

Illumination vs. the Ascent: Can This New Pub Really Defeat a Colossus
How Illumination is becoming the most popular publicationmedium.com

The Maverick Files

Technology Can Now Create, Sustain and Enhance Life
From nice-to-have to can’t-live-without.medium.com

Harold Finch

Space Nursery
A Sci-Fi Storymedium.com

Izere Imosemi

5 Life Lessons We Should All Learn from Trump Political Career!
A political “newbie” was elected into the most powerful office on earth. How did this happen and what should we learn?medium.com

Andrew Brewerton

Don’t Give Up There’s Money In Rejection You Just Need To Look
To be honest, I would have titled it, get use to a little rejection; it’s not the end of the world.medium.com


Old Bones and Ghosts
Sequence 4 of The Family Businessmedium.com

Geetika Sethi

The Subtle Art of Foreplay — Bedroom and Beyond!
Ideas that will drive you up the hill with excitement.medium.com

John Ross

Poetry Promptmedium.com

Terry Mansfield

The Loneliest Number
A poem about lonelinessmedium.com

S M Mamunur Rahman

The People Who Hang Out With Their Dead Relatives for Years
Ma’nene: A unique death ritual to honor the deceasedmedium.com
Biden’s Fall Reminded Me That Great Power Comes With Great Discomfort
President Joe Biden tripped up the steps to Air Force One three timesmedium.com

Noorain Hassan, BMS

How To Make Your Story Fit for Diverse Cultural Readers
An idea to make your writing worth-while…medium.com

Bill Abbate

Applying Einstein’s “Three Rules of Work” to Create a Better Life
How to Change Your Workplace through Simplicity and Harmonymedium.com

Kaori Mitsui

Before You Say “Can’t Write Over 500 Words in the Morning”
Here is how I did in one morning.medium.com

Iva Hotko

The World Is A Mess We Cannot Clean
Life & Lovemedium.com

Felix Otoo

6 Hard Truths I’ve Learned Because My Mom Died
You never get over the loss, you learn to live with itmedium.com

Maria Rattray

Finding Courage, Even When You’re Spitting Against The Wind
It’s not about being unafraid, but more about not allowing fear to stunt your living.medium.com

Dr. Fatima Imam

Full of Flaws
Poetry Prompt Day:-7medium.com

Tiffany Moya

5 Places To Find Quality Leads
Fill your pipeline on & offlinemedium.com

Selina Speaks

Becoming a Covid Online Tutor Transformed My Work Ethic
From the world’s “Worst Adult” to a confident job candidate, here are 5 ways online teaching has reformed my work…medium.com

Hammad Khalid

3 Tweets From Famous People* to Personally Motivate You
Yeah, I’m talking to you. Stop scrolling for a minute and read this. You won’t regret it.medium.com


Sleep-So Simple Yet So Complicated
How Well Do You Sleep? An Interesting Readmedium.com

Ntathu Allen

Like a knife through our heart
A poem about griefmedium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: March 20
Time for a shopping spreemedium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

What If
The sky was redmedium.com

James Williams

I Hated Firing People, Then I Learned It’s About The People Who Stay
Top performers deserve more empathy than your poor performersmedium.com

Macey Malone

Banished From Reality — The True Face of Loneliness
How does it feel to be lonely?medium.com

Zachary Seda

A Short Horror Storymedium.com

Jessie Hamilton

Do Money Apps Really Pay Out
Have you ever played?medium.com

Ikram Al Mouaswas

New York School Segregation: Past and Present
60 years later, the buck is still being passed around.medium.com

Carol Piasente

It’s the guns, stupid
In Georgia, no waiting period to buy a gun.medium.com

Aldric Chen

A Weekend of Animal Crossing.
Sometimes, we have to kick back and observe the beautiful world around us.medium.com

Brooke Ramey Nelson

Perish the Thought
Listen to your body — or it could kill youmedium.com

Gurpreet Dhariwal

Happy Birthday Illumination
A Poemmedium.com

Paulo Costeri

Once You Find Your Purpose on Medium, There is No Turning Back
You don’t want to turn backmedium.com

Gary Buzzard

How the Power of Mindfulness Blossoms Into Being On Its Own
Plus two takeaways to help the process along.medium.com

Etienne Yuan

The Challenges of Designing for the Circular Economy
Things to bear in mind when balancing people, planet, and profitsmedium.com

Simon Dillon

Spinner Part 4 of 4
A woman trapped in an abusive relationship during lockdown investigates a malevolent supernatural force in her…medium.com

Dr Sachin pandit

How Your Value is important in Getting Success
An increase in your value increases the chance of successesmedium.com


Helping Hands I Call Upon Thee
Helping others is mandatory to our existencemedium.com

Bhavna Narula

Who Am I?
A depressing poem with an optimistic twistmedium.com

Ruby Melone

Did you know Parmesan is not vegetarian?
My heart aces.medium.com

Shiraz Zafar Hussain

How most Atheists believe in God
I will prove that some people indirectly believe and never know it.medium.com

JJ Lim, BSc (Hons)

Fiber Is “Not Essential”, But We Need Fiber. Nutritionists Agree.
I was challenged that fiber is “not essential”. Here’s my scientific opinion.medium.com

Louis Petrik

Why I Ban My Smartphone From My Room
Science suggests its mere presence makes you dumbermedium.com

Natalie Frank, Ph.D.

What Top Chicago, Illinois Doctors Say About the New CDC Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
Local Chicago Illinois Doctors react to CDC’s new recommendations for those who have been vaccinated.medium.com

Trapper Sherwood

Unexpected Ways on How to Improve Your Leadership
Learn how to use your current assets to build up your clout in the workplace.medium.com

Jack Heimbigner

A Quick Guide To Self-Publishing
Using my second book as an examplemedium.com

Noah Nelson

I’m Addicted to March Madness
And I’m not even mad.medium.com

Jacquelyn Lynn

My Medium Weekly Roundup
Here’s what I published this week and a few stories by others that I enjoyedmedium.com

Patricia Rosa

What’s Dave Ramsey Hiding?
Not Chris Hogan anymoremedium.com

Shiraz Zafar Hussain

The Writing Rule of 3
Improve your writing exponentiallymedium.com

Emily Hsu

A Shower Saved My Life
Each step I take, heavy.medium.com


Why Your Story Matters: One Of Our Readers Tells Us Hers
A story is light a lighthouse, a guiding light, warding off the darkness. It is hope when all seems lost…medium.com

Sydney Koel

3 Attitudes That Are Holding You Back From A Better Life
Your attitude determines how you view the world.medium.com

Josh Balerite Acol

A poetry prompt for day 5medium.com

Marlane Ainsworth

The Mini Bar that Bit Me
Hidden costsmedium.com

Warren Brown

Enter the Realm of Morpheus
When the God of Sleep Casts a Spell over humanitymedium.com

Mabel Osejindu

Cirque de Whispers
Part 1medium.com

Stephan Chatigny

Shoulder hike during exercise?
The cause and curemedium.com

Izere Imosemi

The press was nasty to Meghan and Harry, but the Oprah interview was a very wrong move; Here is…
No one wins when the family’s dirty laundry is aired in the public. No one! except Oprah…medium.com


I have had a few nice cars in this lifetime.
It was a hate crime–whether the hate is race-based or profession-based, it’s hate nonetheless.
I know if it is the latter then that is not how a hate crime is defined, but that is no less based on stereotyping and…medium.com

Linda Erskine

I’m okay…
I’m really not, and that is okaymedium.com

Floyd Mori

Africa Is A Country Full Of Contrasts
It is like everywhere elsemedium.com

Nathan White

The List has power.medium.com

William (Dollar Bill) Mersey

Reflections On My Love Affair With Medium
It’s been a stormy relationshipmedium.com

Dalibor Országh

Enjoy The Present Day
Enjoy your life like when you were a kidmedium.com

Karen Schwartz

When the Ability to Recognize Others Fails Us
Sorry folks, the cause may be age.medium.com

Jacques-A. Gerber

Becoming An Ally — Part 1
Why white men like me need to do somethingmedium.com

Sion Evans

Trusting the Process: Where True Writing Begins
And where we go wrong.medium.com


To Not Find
I sought youmedium.com

Veronika Kaufmann

Ladies, it’s a hard luck Life — Sunshine Cleaning
A ‘watch this film — you won’t regret it’. It’s Women’s History Monthmedium.com

Joe Luca

So, ILLUMINATION, What’s In a Birthday Anyway?

Chris Wojcik

How To Sell Yourself Like Conor McGregor Sells A Fight
Marketing tips from ‘Mystic Mac’.medium.com

Alice Vuong

I Have My Very First Hater On Medium
Writing my first clapback to his negative comment was liberatingmedium.com

Jupiter Grant

The Timeless Wit and Wisdom of Dorothy Parker
She brushed her teeth, then sharpened her tongue…medium.com

Eric Sutherland

The UK Royal family tree and protocols
Onboarding coursemedium.com

Kristin Westbrook

Lovebird Flew Away
Yesterday a letter came from my old buddy, Frank Costello. It was his usual Christmas newsletter, except for two…medium.com

Danielle McGaw

How to Promote Your Business on Facebook without Being Annoying
Don’t be that friend that does nothing but push their business and never offers valuemedium.com

Paul Coogan

Are Cooperatives Socialist?
How we can all benefit from economic democracymedium.com

Angelina Der Arakelian

The Problem with Mainstream News
Why I don’t intake the recommended dose of informationmedium.com

Terry Trueman

Chemical Comatose Love
During these times in Incel-justified homicides etc., a second look at old-school date rapemedium.com

Tom Handy

4 Delicious Foods You Have to Eat When You Visit Philadelphia
These foods will make you want them again and again.medium.com

Karen Madej

President Biden Reveals His Mettle
Actions following a fall are key.medium.com

Michael Patanella

My Destiny Is My Fault
Destiny is often in our hands. It is an effect of the choices we make, and the solutions we find, as we move throughout…medium.com

Walter Pop Matthews IV

Within Sight and the Absence of Light
Our houses are becoming more glass each daymedium.com

Kabir Kalia

I Know What You Are Doing
The Relationship Between Information And Crime Has Changed.medium.com

George Lamptey

Poetry Prompt: Hope
To hope is to want a future unknown. To want a future unknown is to dream. Dreams are not real.medium.com

Linda Kowalchek

With ILLUMINATION Book Chapters, I Finally Have the Courage To Write a Book
It’s a dream come true!medium.com

G Correia

My White Former Boss Had No Problem Telling Me Her Racist Family Stories
The manner in which she would whitewash her words in describing her hate-filled father was beyond my threshold for…medium.com

Bill Abbate

The 3 Fundamental Leadership Traits of an Exceptional Leader
How to know a great leader from a bad one in any organizationmedium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: March 21
Bars Closed, Bars Opened, Barred Dangersmedium.com

Peter G. Penton

Conrad Black Talking About Racism? Nonsense.
A quick look at Mr. Black’s glaring omission from a recent articlemedium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

Pussy Evolution
According to Mmedium.com

Tiffany Moya

Why Are Millennials Skipping Corporate -America?
The rise of a young freelancer economy post covid-19medium.com

Josh Balerite Acol

What I Am Afraid Of
A poetry prompt for day 6medium.com

Olapeju Simoyan, MD, MPH

Wake up, church! Addiction is a disease
Lessons not learned from the Ravi Zacharias scandalmedium.com

Jacquelyn Lynn

There’s More Than One Way to Change the World
Interesting reactions to an inspirational quotemedium.com

Ms Fischer

The Chris Hogan Controversy
How much say should your employer have over your lifestyle choices?medium.com

Brian E. Wish, PhD

I Believe In Astrology, Here’s Why
And no, I’m not a New-Age nutter.medium.com

Dennis Clemente

What You Overlook When Business Modeling
Anyway you slice it, there’s no point in resisting. The Lean Startup Method. Business Model Canvas. Value Proposition…medium.com

Judson Vereen

The Art of La-La Land
Where Identity politics and art students toil in a talentless void of sycophantic behaviormedium.com


Quotes That Teach
There is a quote for every life seasonmedium.com

Roger Himes Esq.

Winter: A Time of Reverence: #5
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

Shikhar Chaudhary

Ordinary Woman Is a Higher Type of Human Than the Perfect Man
Sex is about the body for a man. It is not so for a woman.medium.com

Kira Dawn

Finding Peace In a Time Of Need
It’s Up to You?medium.com

Geetika Sethi

After Party Hangover Shots With Lord Shiva!
Divine Detoxification–Is it only for us editors or it’s extended to everyone on Medium too?medium.com

Brinda Koushik

Here’s How I Discovered My Life-Transformative Superpower
And you can find yours too if you want to. It’s easier than you think.medium.com

Dr. Preeti Singh

What Am I Afraid Of?
Poetry promptmedium.com
Joyful love emotionsmedium.com

Olivia Th

You kind of break my heart
A poemmedium.com

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

An Open Letter to One of My Fascinated Readers
Response to Tessa Schlesinger who wants to know more about my backgroundmedium.com

Larry Nowicki

Hit Him
Why did youmedium.com

Daniel Asuquo

The War on Masculinity
Because masculine men are too powerful for themmedium.com

Tree Langdon

Make Choices in Your Life
Your Life Force Is Valuablemedium.com

Teresa Kuhl

LGBTQ Choosing 5 Love Letters To Be the Best Ally Ever!
Can embracing 5 little letters increase your love?medium.com

Annelise Lords

Save Time By Using Your Own Images
Some Of My Sunset Collectionmedium.com

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