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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All my maybes in a basket.

by Wench on January 12, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Found an apartment that we love. It's close by, all hardwood floors, gorgeous kitchen, beautiful paint colors, fenced-in backyard, a block and a half from the park, well-within our price range.

There is an ambulance company four blocks away.

I know better than to believe that anything will go according to plan or the way we think we want it, but I want this so badly.

Please pray.


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