WEEKLY PICKS | REFRESH THE SOUL

This Week’s Stories to Refresh The Soul

Creative voices that speak their heart

Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles
Refresh the Soul
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4 min readJun 23, 2024

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As cliched as it sounds, this morning, I wondered where the week had gone. The past week has been quite hectic with various things, housework, and shopping. I am deliriously happy that my son is home for his summer break. While he will be busy with his work, we also have big plans for a quick trip, watching shows and movies together, and lots of conversation and laughter.

For my part, I can't wait to cook all his favorite foods. I can't help smiling every time I recall my mom telling me that I would enjoy cooking and me responding with an eye roll. You know that they say moms are almost always right. Mine was, at any rate, and I am glad for that.

Even as I am grateful that my loved ones are home and cooking up a feast in my kitchen, I am excited to bring you this week’s picks from Refresh The Soul for your reading pleasure.

As a quick reminder, we’ve started a new community-building guideline where we request our writers to tag another writer and a link to one of their stories, with a couple of lines mentioning why they enjoyed that story. We are thankful that this guideline is being adopted.

The stories that refreshed our…

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Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles
Refresh the Soul

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