Let December not be a time for wallowing in what a bad year it has been, but in celebrating how toughness and perseverance can see you through even the darkest adversity. There are always pick-me-ups aside from alcohol!

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This lovely stranger opened my mail by mistake and read it too – the pages were dog-eared. But the message of support at a time when all my fair-weather friends have fallen away was a much needed injection of happiness. The power of words is a beautiful thing 🌻

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About Leilanie Stewart

Leilanie Stewart is a writer, poet and literary blogger. Her debut poetry pamphlet, A Model Archaeologist, was launched in 2015 with Eyewear Publishing. She is a prize nominated poet, having been longlisted for the Melita Hume Poetry Prize 2014, and her poetry and fiction was selected for the 'Best of the Web' Storm Cycle Anthology 2014, published by Kind of a Hurricane Press. Leilanie is also Editor in Chief of Bindweed Magazine, a poetry and fiction online magazine that also publishes a quarterly print anthology. She currently lives in London with her writer and poet husband, Joseph Robert. Literary blog: https://leilaniestewart.wordpress.com/ Meandi Books: http://meandibooks.bigcartel.com/ Bindweed Magazine: https://bindweedmagazine.wordpress.com/

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  1. Always embrace your purpose…and your gift Leilanie. Best wishes for a wonderful Christmas and all the very best throughout the new year ahead.

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