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Featured Stories Issue #38

Selected stories from 9,200 writers supporting 92,800 readers on ILLUMINATION

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Please enjoy these informative, engaging, and interesting stories.

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

Editorial Bulletin #9 New resourcesmedium.com

Introducing Martine Weber, a poet on ILLUMINATION — Mediummedium.com

Jay Toran

What bothers me as a writer, and what I want to do about it.
Creative ideas from Joy Tran 😉 = 😉medium.com

Darryl Brooks

Why I’ll Continue to Be a Vocal Writer, but I Probably Won’t Write for Vocal
Just Because I Put My Heart Into My Work Doesn’t Mean I’m Doing It for ‘Hearts’medium.com

Floyd Mori

The U.S. Capitol Has Been A Great Place To Visit
Now it is a little dangerous to go theremedium.com


Justice Now
A Poemmedium.com

Arup Roy

CAPITALISM meets SOCIALISM. A Win-Win deal for Everybody.medium.com

Matthew Prince

I Earned My First $1000+ on Medium in Four Months — I Didn’t Learn Shit
There is no secret to successmedium.com

Yaqoob ahmad

How I Was Able To Force A Glow Up
The Quick Answer: By redefining my purposemedium.com


Semiotic Analysis of Emma Stone’s Revlon Advertisement & Its Sociological Effects
The Role of Stereotyping, Social Convention & Social Ritual In Advertsmedium.com

Shitala Sonar ✅

Always Deliver More Than Expected
Business Lesson Learned From Larry Page, Co-Founder of Googlemedium.com

pst tomowo

What Faith is… Faith is a Must for Everyone…
We all will face issues that require faith to fix…medium.com

JJ Sum

My Japanese Students shared 4 Meditation Tips for Busy Bees
So I talk to a lot of Japanese people every day because I work as their online tutor and even though each of them has…medium.com

Elena Beliaeva-Baran

6 Ways AI Is Helping to Create Top Movies
Everybody comes to Hollywood — AI as wellmedium.com

Warren Brown

My Faithful Blogging Platform
Why every writer should have a Blog to showcase their workmedium.com

Larry G. Maguire

The Paradox of Successful Leadership
An examination of Jim Collins’ Level 5 Leadership Model and the paradoxical traits required to succeed in the world of…medium.com

Elle How

It’s Spring in Canada Are We Opened Yet
Or Somewhere in Betwixtmedium.com

William (Dollar Bill) Mersey

Anti-Asian Sentiment In The Volunteer Community
It’s not a miragemedium.com

Yaqoob ahmad

The Moment You Want to Quit Is The Moment You’ll Start Seeing Results
Just hang in there. I promise it’ll be worth it.medium.com

Chris Weber

Linking New Domain Names to Medium
A quick and easy five-minute methodmedium.com

Adekunle Jr

The Way Of The Warrior Will Make You Invincible
7 practices to unlock your true potentialmedium.com

Louis Petrik

Why Most Dating Tips Young Men Get Are So Problematic
It’s all about fake it till you make itmedium.com

Gippolito Ndp

In a Cary Grant Accent: Ruudy, Ruudy, Ruudy
The Republican Lt. Governor of Georgia tells us what (if we were paying attention) we already knewmedium.com

Mike Goldberg

Confronting The Lies You Tell Yourself
Want to conquer your limiting beliefs? do an audit on your lifemedium.com

Joey Pierre

Why Do White People Think the Devil Needs an Advocate on Racism?
Leave the devil out of this argumentmedium.com

Josh Balerite Acol

Fantasy World
A poetic prompt for day 16medium.com

Bill Abbate

Discover One of the Most Accessible Pleasures Life Has to Offer Us
How to see the ability to speak from a new perspectivemedium.com

Dhyana Stanley

When Freedom’s Compass Goes Awry
…we need to clear the lensmedium.com

Terry Mansfield

Isabel dos Santos Was The First African Woman Billionaire
But she’s currently fighting a battle in the courts to release a substantial amount of her assets frozen by the Angola…medium.com

Nicole Maharaj

The Art of Balance: Jedi V Sith
A look at the Grey side of the Forcemedium.com

Randy Shingler

Mind Wandering
Sky filled white cumulus clouds
Sun bathes earth in shining rays
Peaceful feelings wash over me,
Allusions of distant…

Sasha Doyle

No Seat at The Table For A Woman-Literally!
The reaction to EC President being left without a seat at a recent meeting says a lot.medium.com

Liam Ireland

Illumination Book Chapters Works!
It does what it says it does on the tinmedium.com

Shaista Malik

One-Lined Poem: Happiness (#15)
A phrase about one simple pleasure in life.medium.com

Chandrani Anantharaman

How to Garden on A Budget: Ten Tips You Need to Know
Consider these ten tips to plant a remarkable garden on a budget.medium.com

MJ Adia

And Then There Were Lesbians
Queerness in the film adaptation of Agatha Christie’s A Murder is Announcedmedium.com

David Sachsenmaier

Here’s How Nature Taught Me to Be a Better Leader
“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The…medium.com

Harry Hogg

Heaven is in Writing
A Lori Talemedium.com

Khalid Birdsong

What Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone Really Takes
Here’s a hint, it’s not only courage.medium.com

Ian Worrall

Hit Man Caught
A short story for your enjoymentmedium.com
Shouldn’t Have Done That
A short story for your enjoymentmedium.com

Rina Zhubi

I had a threesome
I had a threesome with pain and joymedium.com

Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa

Never Really Gone
On April 8 and 9, our hospital held a memorial service to honor all of those who died from COVID-19. For each patient…medium.com

Juliano Righetto

Twenty Years ago I Died
And, oddly enough, my friends who witnessed my death were already smiling minutes later.medium.com


5 Things You Need to Know about the History of Taxes
Sharing these Unbelievable Facts About The Taxes You Dreadmedium.com

Noah Nelson

How to Decide Your Next Writing Project
And why it’s important.medium.com

Kit Campoy

Gen Z Does Not Have Time For Your Silly Games
Gen X may have found their partner in Gen Zmedium.com

Sapna M

What’s your favorite object?
No, it’s not a rhetorical question. It’s a lesson in motherhood and mindfulness.medium.com

Dawn Bevier

Two Things to Practice If You Want to Achieve Your Goals
It’s less about how often you practice, and more about how and whatmedium.com

Susan Foster

Workmen are remodeling our house: why do I have to keep telling them how to do their job?
We hired a construction company (with an awesome reputation) to remodel our house. They began in October, and we have…medium.com

Diana Epureanu

One Quote That Boosts My Confidence
What I remember when I am feeling down.medium.com

Elvy Rolle

A Quiet Place
Reflections in Naturemedium.com

Nahid Husain-Habib

How To Sustain Faith Without a Physical Space
You don’t need a building to connect to beliefmedium.com

Bill Abbate

How to Best Use Your Knowledge as Power in Life
Understand why knowledge as power is important to youmedium.com

Melanie J.

Tranquil Koi

Keri Mangis

Why I Refuse to Defend My Work—A Lesson From Seal on Artistry
The lasting beauty of creation is in its individual resonancemedium.com


Amazon Takes a Look at Book Clubs
The program is in ‘early access,’ and the company says additional features are on the waymedium.com

Aldric Chen

You Will Be Ahead of 90% Of The Writer’s Population If You Do This.
The business of writing is not just about writing.medium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: April 9
Soldiers, Spacemen, and Spotlightsmedium.com

Ntathu Allen

One-Lined Poem: Happiness (#17)
A phrase about one simple pleasure in life.medium.com

Carolyn F. Chryst, Ph.D.

How Crap Got a Crappy Reputation
by Carolyn F Chryst, PhDmedium.com

Danell teNyenhuis Black

The Most Awesome Five Dollar Finds
A fun thrift store family gamemedium.com

Adam J. Cheshier

Do Vegans Live Longer? Why Plants Have The Power To Extend Our Lives
The most powerful cheat code in existence.medium.com

Riku Arikiri

Your Freedom Is A Choice, But Will You Choose It
Because if you don’t, you are only inviting a state of disarray.medium.com

Ivette Cruz

At Peace
My intentions are goodmedium.com

David Andrew Wiebe

The Renegade Musician Digital Magazine: Was it Worth it?
My March experimentmedium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

Admission of Guilt
An accusation tankamedium.com

Paul Coogan

A Life Lesson From Jen Psaki
Ms. Psaki schooled Fox News but there is a lot we can all learnmedium.com

John Kremer

What’s So Funny? A Joke Is a Short Story
A review of What Killed Humor? by Joseph Epsteinmedium.com

Khadejah Jones

3 Mental Superpowers You Can Achieve From Being a Consistent Writer
I’m a different person now.medium.com

Ashish Nishad

The Main Cause Of Deforestation?
Deforestation unfortunately destroys habitats making it very difficult for animals to live.medium.com

Nuno Fabiao

A Singular Reflection on Malcolm Gladwell’s Most Disruptive Quotes
Deep thinking to deep learning.medium.com

Eric Fermon™

Oberon [Part 1]
Return to the Sourcemedium.com

Anima Chatterjee

“Who, Out of The Two, Should We Try to Save?”
Can this question ever leave her mind, thought Sunaina. No one would ever wish any mother, having to face such a…medium.com

Deepak Sethi

Humanity is saved from a dangerous Asteroid.
All the problems can be solved when humans stand united.medium.com

Gaby Spadaro

5 Fundamentals They Don’t Teach You in College
Embrace being a life studentmedium.com

Alice Vuong

What Breaking Bad Can Teach You About Purpose, Money, and Running A Successful Business
(That’s not drug related)medium.com

Lucia Landini

One Emotional Reaction You Get When You Talk About Your Mistakes
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.medium.com

Adam J. Cheshier

Options For If You Have An Astigmatism
Causes and symptoms of this very common eye disorder.medium.com

Amy Culberg

You Are So Strong
Trust me, you have a parachutemedium.com

Terry L. Cooper

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark
Born June 10, 1921, to…

In researching and building my family tree I have matched up generations 31–46 between Princes William and Harry and…medium.com

Louis Petrik

Why I Changed My Mind About Writing on Multiple Pieces at the Same Time
I fooled myself. Here’s how I do it better now.medium.com

Izere Imosemi

Early bloomers v Late bloomers; Five tips to finding your groove at any age.
Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly…medium.com

Bernadette DeCarlo

The House that Felipe Built
Memory lanemedium.com

Noah Nelson

What Bothers Me As a Writer
And it always will.medium.com

Rosa Diaz

Online Dating — A Replacement or a Last Resort?
Can a Self-Sufficient Woman Actually Have a Happy Single Life?medium.com

Maddie McGuire

Prioritize Enjoying Your Life Now. Don’t Wait Until You’ve “Made It.”
Do you ever feel you’re so laser-focused on where you want to go that you forget where you are?medium.com

Mia Hayes

When the Laundry is Dirty and the Tea is Hot
Why I chose to write a memoir and include the messy parts.medium.com

Celine Lai

How to Search on Medium: Searching on Medium -Medium Searches
Searching on Medium has improvedmedium.com

Ruby Lee

Yes, You Are Adopted
It’s time you knew the truthmedium.com

Shreejit Sudhakaran

Want To Feel Truly Connected and Fulfilled? Be (More) Available To the People Around You
The big three episodes of my lockdown days that shaped my perspectivemedium.com

Orla Kenny

Friendships of the good
— Philia lovemedium.com

Floyd Mori

The Friendly Little Boys In Africa
We could not communicate with wordsmedium.com

Warren Brown

Writers Need To Wear Different Hats
Draw experiences from life from different perspectivesmedium.com

Un-Traditional Mother

For The Love Of Loki
For as long as I possibly could, I had held steady on the fact our home did not need a dog. Two little boys that lit up…medium.com

Jake Meiss

So you care about Society, Eh?
We live in a time where people are very aware of our societal problems. Discussions about lowering the poverty rate…medium.com

Benazir San

One Angel Story
Bells make a sound so scarymedium.com

Annelise Lords

All Females Must Know Their World!
How many more women must die before any form of change is entertained?medium.com

Christopher Madsen

I am Not a Forgiving Person
The need to acknowledge emotion before forgivenessmedium.com

Ilham Esse

Why You Struggle With Consistency and how to Improve
Hint: You have to assassinate the perfectionist within youmedium.com

Clive Wilson

Why Are Most Business Websites Invisible to Search Engines?
There’s no magic in websites anymore. It’s all about content.medium.com

Lucy Dan 蛋小姐 (she/her/她)

Driving Force of Life
a poemmedium.com

Chandrani Anantharaman

Five Simple Ways You Can Stop Yourself from Overthinking
Take steps to break this toxic habit to bring back mental balance.medium.com


If You Are A Sensitive Person, Then You Are an “Easy Target” For Beasts
How sensitive people can shield themselves from negativity.medium.com

Susan Smith-Harmon

Finding Your Happiness In Doing
How to stop buying stuff and start livingmedium.com

Enne Baker

Type O+
A Poemmedium.com

Ellen Clardy, PhD

Why We Need Regenerative Agriculture
A Discussion of “Why Regenerative Agriculture?”medium.com

Mario López-Goicoechea

How Consciousness Can Help Us Unlock Our Creative Power
Mind and body: the driving combination of our creativitymedium.com

Misty Moon

A Writer’s Truth
Blogging about my experiences is the scariest thing I have ever done.medium.com

Nicole Kenney

College Party
A poem about heartbreak.medium.com

Nick Keehler

Uncovering the Personality of God
How do we determine what God is thinking and where humanity should be heading?medium.com

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