A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

In classrooms and boardrooms, churches and synagogues, veteran's groups and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs have become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination or simply break the ice.

Here on Six Words, we offer a simple platform to share the short, sharp story of your life, as well as provide daily prompts to share your six-word takes on the topics of our times.

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Right now, I'm reading:

My favorite story of all time is:
The Count of Monte Cristo

In bed I like to read:
Stories about people from the Bible. I also like to read stuff about the fire service or the EMS field. I am a volunteer firefighter/EMT.

If you were to throw up your hands in exasperation and yell "it's the story of my life," what would you be talking about?
Just when I really get to enjoy something or learn how to do something, it's time to quit!

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Not so serious, enjoy your life!

stefs9mm’s Latest Memoir of 1

“Found grace, forgiveness; gave some away”

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