“When you stand and share your story in an empowering way, your story will heal you and your story will heal somebody else.”
- Iyanla Vanzant
The Sharing anthologies are our way of pulling stories together to give voice to the challenges of life, as well as the transformation, hope and healing that is ours to receive.
We all have a story. Everyone in this life has faced adversity and challenge, to one degree or another. It is only when we face our challenges, with an underlying faith that we will come through them stronger and more aligned with our authentic selves than ever before, that we give ourselves permission to shine.
Volume 1 of SHARING: our stories, our selves, our success was released in December 2013, in commemoration of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Volume 2, an anthology of men's stories, was published in November 2014, in commemoration of International Men's Day. Volume 3, the second anthology of women's stories, was published in December 2015, and Volume 4, our second anthology of men's stories, was published in December 2017. Volume 5, the third anthology of women's stories, was published in April 2019, and the official launch was on April 13. Volume 6 was our first gender-neutral volume, and was published in August 2020, and Volume 7 was published in the Spring of 2021.
Click here for a list of all Sharing authors, and the volume(s) their stories are in.
Special Edition Anthologies:
Following are the Special Edition anthologies published so far: Care for the Caregiver, July 2020; Stories of Guelph Little Theatre, August 2021; Animals and our Emotional Wellbeing, October 2021; With Open Hearts: stories of inspiration and gratitude, August 2022; What A Gift: inspirational stories of hope after trauma, abuse, or addiction, September 2022.