Category: Inspirational

Winner of the December 2013 “My Gutsy Story®” is Laurie Buchanan

We had 5 outstanding “My Gutsy Story®” authors in December, and first I'd like to congratulate all of them. Their stories will be included in our 2nd “My Gutsy Story®” Anthology, published in the Fall...

Why did I Crack After Forty Years of Silence?

Moving On    “My Gutsy Story®” by Gillian Jackson      The complexities of keeping secrets can be a heavy weight to carry around; a burden which grows heavier with passing time and, like telling lies, compounds as...

Mourning the Loss of My Wife With My 10-Month Old Son

Three of Us “My Gutsy Story®” by Jon Magidsohn  My ten-month-old son, Myles, and I had been on the road for two weeks by the time we crossed the border from Kansas to Colorado.  After hours driving...

Vote For Your Favorite December 2013 “My Gutsy Story®”

Happy New Year everyone and get ready to VOTE for your favorite one of 5 “My Gutsy Story®” submissions. You have from now until January 15th to vote on the sidebar, (only one vote per...

What would you be doing if no one was stopping you?

What would you be doing if no one was stopping you? Go tell the world. I love this question as it allows us to open our minds and brainstorm about what we truly want in our future....

I thought I was Stupid; Now I have a PhD

From GED to PhD “My Gutsy Story®” by Laurie Buchanan Following thirteen months behind my only sibling’s footsteps was hard. Really hard. From elementary school on, Julie was a glowing student. Barely having to crack a book,...

“Why I love Crack” by Jessica O’Gorek

Why I love crack cocaine My Gutsy Story® by Jessica O'Gorek "I DO NOT ENCOURAGE THE USE OF any legal, illegal or recreational drugs, period. This is a story and not a love confession for crack cocaine....

“Waiting for My Camel to Come Back” by Ian Mathie

The Camel at Ngiouri Well "My Gutsy Story®" by Ian Mathie I travelled south from the Bilma oasis, in the empty wastes of the Sahara, with a small Hausa salt trading caravan. We had been going five...

Winner of the November “My Gutsy Story®” Ed Robinson

Congratulations to Ed Robinson for winning the November “My Gutsy Story®” contest. All four authors shared inspiring and motivational stories, and they shall all be included in our 2nd “My Gutsy Story®” Anthology. 1st Place Ed Robinson.   Ed...

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“How Writing Saved My Life” by Felicia Johnson

"The Best Kind of Therapy" My Gutsy Story® by Felicia Johnson When I was six years old, my second grade teacher, Ms. Medley, gave me my first writing assignment. The only rule of the assignment was to write one paragraph about...