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.

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My angels never let me down.

by Amapola on August 10, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Searching for direction in a difficult moment, the angels spoke as I drew two cards. And so I went to his home and had a conversation with the man I love. As predicted, the angels were right.

And now I can smile again.



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