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Featured Stories Issue #47

Selected stories from 9,400 writers supporting 93,000+ readers on ILLUMINATION

Image designed by Dr Mehmet Yildiz — digitalmehmet.com

Dear readers,

We are pleased to provide you with fresh stories every day.

We compiled engaging, informative, and interesting stories from our growing collection today,

External readers can access them via blogs on Word Press.

Thank you for the following ILLUMINATION and for reading the engaging stories shared by our creative writers.

Our previous digests are easily accessible from this collection.Collection of Featured Stories
Easy access to daily selected stories from engaging writers of ILLUMINATIONmedium.com

We recommend taking a look at the collection of book chapters in our special publication (ILLUMINATION Book Chapters) hosting published books from reputable authors.Index of Published Book Chapters
Easy access to chapters for readers on Mediummedium.com

The primary purpose of ILLUMINATION Integrated Publications (IIP) is to give optimal visibility to content created and hosted on them.

All writers are invited to join a writing challenge as proposed by Dr Mehmet Yildiz. These stories provide an opportunity for writers and readers to cross-pollinate.Invitation To A Writing Challenge
Share your concerns and aspirations in a storymedium.com

How to grow and become a top writer on Medium in three months: 100 Day Challenge For New Writers100 Day Challenge For New Writers
How to grow and become a top writer on Medium in three monthsmedium.com

Please enjoy our interesting stories.

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

Interview With Keri Mangis

Interview With Keri Mangis
Author of “Embodying Soul: A Return to Wholeness”medium.com

Do You Have Concerns, Issues, And Frustrations In Your life?

Do You Have Concerns, Issues, And Frustrations In Your life?
You are not alone. Everyone else does!medium.com

Weekend Reading

Weekend Reading
Featured stories from ILLUMINATION this weekmedium.com

Paula Bramante, PhD

What We Do For Others, We Do For Ourselves

What We Do For Others, We Do For Ourselves
Roadside assistance on the way to becoming a better personmedium.com

JJ Sum

Mabuhay! I am JJ Sum.

Mabuhay! I am JJ Sum.
Please let me introduce myself.medium.com

Claire Kelly

I Flirted With Death. Now, I Am In Love With Writing.

I Flirted With Death. Now, I Am In Love With Writing.
A fall onto the floor changed it all.medium.com

Bhavna Narula

My Story As A Writer On Medium

My Story As A Writer On Medium
Something I would like to share as an editor and writermedium.com

Sajjad Choudhury

The Definitive Guide to Getting Your Medium Stories Chosen for Further Distribution

The Definitive Guide to Getting Your Medium Stories Chosen for Further Distribution
Five simple steps getting straight to the pointmedium.com

Josh Balerite Acol

A Hefty Load

A Hefty Load
A poetic form called gogyohkamedium.com

Courtenay S. Gray

In The Company Of Narcissists

In The Company Of Narcissists
It’s not me, it’s youmedium.com

Victoria Ponte

The Last Times

The Last Times
The memories become muddy after a life altering eventmedium.com

Andrew Brewerton

Sticky Music, Sticky Buns, Sticky Toffee Apples, Sticky Notes, Sticky Fingers?

Sticky Music, Sticky Buns, Sticky Toffee Apples, Sticky Notes, Sticky Fingers?
Sticky Music it’s a thing, who would have thought!medium.com

Bob Jasper

The City Hood

The City Hood
Long ago and far awaymedium.com

Floyd Mori

Time For A New Day

Time For A New Day
The sun risesmedium.com

Shawn Jr

How to heal with psilocybin mushrooms

How to heal with psilocybin mushrooms
A 5 step guidemedium.com

Melanie J.

One-Lined Poem: Happiness (#23)

One-Lined Poem: Happiness (#23)
A phrase about one simple pleasure in lifemedium.com

Lucia Landini

One Lesson I Learned From Self-Help Books

One Lesson I Learned From Self-Help Books
It’s easier than I expectedmedium.com

Randy Wolken

Navigating The Long Road Ahead

Navigating The Long Road Ahead
What kind of Post-COVID Leadership is needed?medium.com

Bill Abbate

Using the 4 Chapters of Life to Improve Your Life Today

Using the 4 Chapters of Life to Improve Your Life Today
How to use a better way to look at your lifemedium.com

Shawn Ingram

White Snow, Red Kimono

White Snow, Red Kimono
FLASH Fiction Challenge 100 — Day 20medium.com

Ada LLoyd

3 Simple Steps to Becoming Unstoppable Now

3 Simple Steps to Becoming Unstoppable Now
It Really is Easier Than You Thinkmedium.com

Keith Hill

Consciousness and reality

Consciousness and reality
The biggest mystery of our times?medium.com

Adam Reich

7 Sure Strategies to Cope With the Apocalypse

7 Sure Strategies to Cope With the Apocalypse
Because you don’t know what’s lurking around the cornermedium.com

Burk

How I’m Busting My Butt Off Working 50+ Hours a Week, Earning 3K a Month

How I’m Busting My Butt Off Working 50+ Hours a Week, Earning 3K a Month
Yeah, not the typical “easy way to earn 10K” post, not yetmedium.com

Amelie Bauer

Bulletproof vests need to become the new normal

Bulletproof vests need to become the new normal
When will the U.S. choose the safety of its people over an AR-15 gun?medium.com

Iva Hotko

Every Light Has A Dark Side

Every Light Has A Dark Side
Duality with single outcomemedium.com

Warren Brown

Precious Family Memories

Precious Family Memories
Preserving Memories, Life, and Wisdom in a Journalmedium.com

Victoria London

The World of “Plus-Size” Sex — An Inspirational Guide For Women With Softer Bodies

The World of “Plus-Size” Sex — An Inspirational Guide For Women With Softer Bodies
Believe me, you are more than capable of living your sexiest life.medium.com

Ashley Richmond

A Simple Way to Find More Balance in Your Life

A Simple Way to Find More Balance in Your Life
Make sure you’re not missing out on life while you’re busy being productive.medium.com

j.calabrese

By way of the Moon

By way of the Moon
a guide towards soulworkmedium.com

Sarah Caitríona Chrisp

How I Make $12,000 a Month Using My 3 Income Streams

How I Make $12,000 a Month Using My 3 Income Streams
I’ll go through each of my passive income streams and how I built them up.medium.com

Brian Dickens Barrabee

Maybe I Shouldn’t Have Mentioned It

Maybe I Shouldn’t Have Mentioned It
Norman’s dad was on the phone with my father. I could see my dad getting angrier and angrier. Oh, Oh!medium.com

Freda Savahl

A Green Thumb

A Green Thumb
Many of My Best Friends are Green.medium.com

Gippolito Ndp

I Love the Old Ways, and the Old Things

I Love the Old Ways, and the Old Things
I am old, trying to keep up; but some things are just too, too precious to forgetmedium.com

Anthony Jackson

Mute Lovers

Mute Lovers
A poem about loving without words.medium.com

Chandrani Anantharaman

How to Make Relocating Less Stressful: Seven Simple Tips.

How to Make Relocating Less Stressful: Seven Simple Tips.
Moving need not be stressful. Use these simple tips to plan a smooth moving experience.medium.com

Terry L. Cooper

Liam Ireland

Liam Ireland,
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand now I have another earworm! Pretty sure Def Leppard had no clue when they made this that they and…medium.com

Shawn Ingram

Vaya con Dios Maria

Vaya con Dios Maria
FLASH Fiction Challenge 100 — Day 22medium.com

Stuart Englander

Day Tripping: April 17

Day Tripping: April 17
Ponies, Pool, and Proclamationsmedium.com

Steve B Howard

Fly Fishing in the California Delta

Fly Fishing in the California Delta
Black Bass, Striped Bass, Catfish, Blue Gill, and Crappiemedium.com

Terry Mansfield

Are you ready for other creatures to start running the world?

Are you ready for other creatures to start running the world?
I doubt that they could do much worse than we humans have done. We’ve pretty much made a big mess of things, don’t you…medium.com
A Journey Through Life
About life’s different stagesmedium.com

Mary Mahoney

Dealing with Guilt, or How I Learned to Change my Thinking

Dealing with Guilt, or How I Learned to Change my Thinking
I hurt those I love and wasted years. What next?medium.com

Thewriteyard

Snakes. Love Them or Hate Them?

Snakes. Love Them or Hate Them?
I’m somewhere in betweenmedium.com

Benazir San

For Audrey with Love

For Audrey with Love
“I don’t take my life seriously, but I do take what I do — in my life — seriously.” — Audrey Hepburnmedium.com

Jay Toran

I Personally, Happen to be One of the Least Racist People of any Color

I Personally, Happen to be One of the Least Racist People of any Color
And I believe I have documented evidence that will convince the open-mindedmedium.com

Madoc Maduka

The Beauty in Vulnerability

The Beauty in Vulnerability
What you’d find behind the fragile wall of your vulnerabilities.medium.com

Aldric Chen

You Are Not Alone: 5 Perfectly Normal Struggles Only People Who Write Will Understand.

You Are Not Alone: 5 Perfectly Normal Struggles Only People Who Write Will Understand.
Don’t you struggle too?medium.com

Kaori Mitsui

X Things I Learned From Teaching Young Children — 2. Character

X Things I Learned From Teaching Young Children — 2. Character
No one acts the same.medium.com

Sarah Caitríona Chrisp

Here Is Everything I Know Related to Prince Philips Death and Funeral

Here Is Everything I Know Related to Prince Philips Death and Funeral
New details of the plans for Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday have been revealed.medium.com

Ben Ho

How Boxing Kicked My Butt, but I Still Kept Going Back for More

How Boxing Kicked My Butt, but I Still Kept Going Back for More
Skills and lessons I learned after 6 months of trainingmedium.com

Carolyn F. Chryst, Ph.D.

Just Left of Amish: Xurban Farmer Goes to the Bank

Just Left of Amish: Xurban Farmer Goes to the Bank
Seriously? Gas Station/Bank/Coffee Shop to get a Mortgagemedium.com

Matt Hogan

When You Set Out To Achieve A Goal, Are You The “All-Or-Nothing” Type?

When You Set Out To Achieve A Goal, Are You The “All-Or-Nothing” Type?
There’s a better way.medium.com

Paul Coogan

Bitcoin is Coal Currency

Bitcoin is Coal Currency
Proof of Stake will take over as the green choicemedium.com

Patrick M. Ohana

Twittle X

Twittle X
I lost countmedium.com

Delilah Brass

Things I Wish I Knew Before Buying Bitcoin

Things I Wish I Knew Before Buying Bitcoin
I’m sharing my experience in the hope, you can learn from my mistakes and not go through the pain of making them…medium.com

Ms Fischer

Ben Franklin’s 13 Virtues

Ben Franklin’s 13 Virtues
What do they mean to us today?medium.com

Bryce Godfrey

Increase Your Confidence by Increasing Your Bank Account

Increase Your Confidence by Increasing Your Bank Account
The Aura of Wealthmedium.com

Mike Arnold

The Joys and Beauty of Creativity

The Joys and Beauty of Creativity
There is such beauty in the art of creation.medium.com

Nuno Fabiao

How Your Internal Compass Pushes Your Career Towards What You Genuinely Love To Do

How Your Internal Compass Pushes Your Career Towards What You Genuinely Love To Do
The transcendent power of human intuition.medium.com

Jair Ribeiro

Did you check your Social Selling Index today?

Did you check your Social Selling Index today?
Check this powerful tool to monitor your personal brand capacitymedium.com

P.S.P. French

Freelance Copywriters: Here’s What NOT To Do

Freelance Copywriters: Here’s What NOT To Do
When I started as a freelance copywriter, I wrote anything for anyone.medium.com

Geetika Sethi

Who Are You Like In Real Life — Lord Krishna or Arjun?

Who Are You Like In Real Life — Lord Krishna or Arjun?
A real-life experience that literary compares to a lesson from the Bhagwad Gita.medium.com

Paul Douglas

The Robin — A Short Story

The Robin – A Short Story
Love, heartbreak and a small birdmedium.com

Maria Rattray

‘In The Name Of My Father’

‘In The Name Of My Father’
A brief explanation about my book…medium.com

Khadejah Jones

Losing Weight is too Over-Rated For Everyone At This Point

Losing Weight is too Over-Rated For Everyone At This Point
Sometimes it’s just not needed.medium.com

Dave Smith

Reducing Financial Stress

Reducing Financial Stress
Dads’ Survival Guide: Providing — Our Financialsmedium.com

Neera Mahajan

The Flight

The Flight
I picked up my book and picnic basket from the car and headed for a quiet corner of the park where I could sit and…medium.com

Bob Pepe

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency
Is it the Cocaine of this generation?medium.com

Ann Venkataraman

Will You Wait 20 Years For Success?

Will You Wait 20 Years For Success?
2 Famous Examples of Success To Those Who Wait…medium.com

Carolyn F. Chryst, Ph.D.

Farmer Jane Admits that Chickens are Scary!

Farmer Jane Admits that Chickens are Scary!
Just Left of Amish: Xurban Farmer Tales and Trialsmedium.com

Bill Abbate

What Would the Best 2 Objectives for Education Be Today?

What Would the Best 2 Objectives for Education Be Today?
How Can We Create an Educational System That Works Better for Everyone Today?medium.com

Liam Ireland

A Titanic Hero of Immense Courage

A Titanic Hero of Immense Courage
A modest man who almost died saving the lives of othersmedium.com

Melanie J.

Twittling on the Train

Twittling on the Train
Twittle Poems — Choo Choomedium.com

Humaira Iqbal

I Keep Writing New Posts & Abandoning Them Halfway Through

I Keep Writing New Posts & Abandoning Them Halfway Through
Here’s hoping I actually finish writing this one.medium.com

Amy Culberg

Write Like No One’s Clapping

Write Like No One’s Clapping
Medium is not Pavlov’s dog, or is it?medium.com

Terry Trueman

Blessed

Blessed
If one is an atheist,
is it okay
to use the phrase, 
“I feel blessed?”
medium.com

Harry Hogg

Too Cold

Too Cold
The Long Dark Passing Hoursmedium.com

Marcus

So many medical conditions are rooted in psychosomatic reactions to untreated emotional issues.

So many medical conditions are rooted in psychosomatic reactions to untreated emotional issues.
The Divided Mind, The Epidemic of Mindbody Disorders by John E. Sarno, M.D. conclusively establishes that many people…medium.com

Terry L. Cooper

A Gauge I Can Get Behind

A Gauge I Can Get Behind
Thank you, Ali Hallmedium.com

Tree Langdon

Congratulations Lockport IL, Strongest Town 2021

Congratulations Lockport IL, Strongest Town 2021
Congratulations to the citizens and the Team.medium.com

Floyd Mori

FB Responses To The Crash Of A Cheese Truck

FB Responses To The Crash Of A Cheese Truck
The truck carrying cheese rolled overmedium.com

Amy Culberg

Shoplifting as White Privilege

Shoplifting as White Privilege
Permission to screw up grantedmedium.com

Maryam

5 Healthy Habits We Can Learn From the Japanese

5 Healthy Habits We Can Learn From the Japanese
Know the secret about a healthy dietmedium.com

Misbah Ul Haq Syed

The French Lockdown

The French Lockdown
100 Days writing challenge — Episode 2medium.com

Terry L. Cooper

Because You Weren’t Paying Attention

Because You Weren’t Paying Attention
February 2021 Editionmedium.com

Rose Blog

Deep thoughts and coffee

Deep thoughts and coffee
How to make your day more special and why you need to rest?medium.com

Elvie Lins

His Wife Found Another Man

His Wife Found Another Man
Looking at this man, tears falling from his blue-greenish eyes. His Australian with a harsh and crying voice as he…medium.com

Zachary Seda

Nobody

Nobody
A Flash Fictionmedium.com

Warren Brown

Breastplate of Valour

Breastplate of Valour
No war can be fought under a peaceful blue skymedium.com

Vineeta A

It was a Beautiful Day

It was a Beautiful Day
It was a beautiful day 
The weather was fine
The sky
Yellow blue and pink
The streets littered and red
With bodies
Very…
medium.com

A Few Notable Stories From Yesterday

In case you missed these pieces yesterday…

John Cunningham

Read the Book Here First

Read the Book Here First
ILLUMINATION Book Chapters provides a place to whet your appetite for interesting books by insightful authorsmedium.com

Bebe Nicholson

I Got The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine The Day Before It Was Paused

I Got The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine The Day Before It Was Paused
Should I Worry?medium.com

David Gerken

4 Life Lessons We Can All Learn From The French

4 Life Lessons We Can All Learn From The French
A few months after we got married, my wife and I moved to Paris for two months. She had just left a stressful job and I…medium.com

Dr Mehmet Yildiz

Peaceful Quiet Lives

Peaceful Quiet Lives
An interesting and engaging novel by Simon Dillonmedium.com

Digital Intelligence

Digital Intelligence
Introducing a book available on ILLUMINATION Book Chaptersmedium.com

S M Mamunur Rahman

How to Battle Your Bad Eating Habits With Ketogenic Lifestyle

How to Battle Your Bad Eating Habits With Ketogenic Lifestyle
A ketogenic diet can change the way you look at weight lossmedium.com

Ashley Nicole

3 First Steps to a Non-Toxic Life

3 First Steps to a Non-Toxic Life
These are easy and affordable things you can do today!medium.com

Josh Balerite Acol

Will You Infuse, My Writing Muse?

Will You Infuse, My Writing Muse?
A poetic form called ‘shadorma’medium.com

Jessica A

No One Has The Right To Tell You To Give Up On Your Writing Dreams

No One Has The Right To Tell You To Give Up On Your Writing Dreams
Everything we do in life is an individual choice.medium.com

Several new authors joined ILLUMINATION Book Chapters. You can enjoy chapters from their published books. Check them!

ILLUMINATION Book Chapters
Submit your book chapters in story formatmedium.com

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You can find editor profiles in this story.Editors of ILLUMINATION
The powerful minds and leaders behind the success of a significant publication on Mediummedium.com

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Please check Book Chapters from our accomplished authors on ILLUMINATION Book Chapters.ILLUMINATION Book Chapters
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