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.

More than half a million short stories have been shared here. Read more about six.

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Resolving to accept help when offered.

by MotorCityMich on January 2, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

A dear friend of mine told me about her year accepting the help of friends when it was offered. It was inspiring. So often I try to tough it out and go it alone... sometimes you need to let people help you. If you don't, they will stop offering. So... it's a practice in humility and being open and grateful.


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