Voices

Voices
Life is long, imperfect, and beautiful.

Losing One Community Meant Gaining New Life & New Perspective

After my husband and I were first married, we hit a rocky patch. A rocky patch that looked more like the Rocky Mountains, and we nearly busted up our Read...
Carrie Saum    |   04.7.17   |   SHARE
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Joe Thomas is what real kindness looks like. (Image Credit: YouTube/News_World_Brief)

Lovers & Fighters In America: The Exceptional Kindness & Presence Of Joe Thomas

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a Read...
Shannon Day    |   04.7.17   |   SHARE
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Living it up means letting go of judgment and grudges. (Image Credit: UnSplash/Brooke Cagle)

This Life Just Isn't Long Enough, So Let Those Grudges Go

I didn’t start out as a particularly easygoing person. I’m the eldest of three, and I had an easy time settling comfortably into my role as militant Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   04.5.17   |   SHARE
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Often, when the story is spoken out loud, it loses at least some — if not all — of its power.

Your Embarrassing Story Is No Big Deal 

We’ve all been in a situation where we've thought NO ONE CAN EVER KNOW THAT THIS HAPPENED TO ME. Read...
Melissa Petro    |   03.31.17   |   SHARE
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A Hawaiian couple surprised her grandparents with a new home.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Hawaiian Couple Gifts A House To Grandparents To Honor Their Love

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a Read...
Shannon Day    |   03.31.17   |   SHARE
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I know that there’s no quick fix for Frank, no way to save him from his suffering.

On Love And Pain 

On loving a partner who's in chronic pain. Read...
Anne Carmack    |   03.29.17   |   SHARE
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Decency has brought you here. It has brought us here. That narrative must change.

We Need Decent Men To Step Up And Be Good

It is the decent men who have failed us. Read...
Napoleon Wells of The Good Men Project    |   03.24.17   |   SHARE
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#CleaningGoals don't always translate so well into reality. (Image Credit: Gemma Hartley)

My Cleaning List Is A Thing Of Beauty, But My House Is A Hot Mess

If you were to walk into my house on any given day, you wouldn’t know that I am an efficient and organized person. I would, of course, disagree. In Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   03.21.17   |   SHARE