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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Helping her carry such heavy secrets.

by accidentaltourist on November 9, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

It is her burden to bear, but if my knowing helps her deal with it, then I will gladly shoulder a portion of it. The weight on her spiritual soul must be heavy indeed but I am glad she feels safe enough with me to let me help.


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