Posts by Alyana Moalam

Alyana Moalam is a writer and a poet. Her writing is dedicated to spreading the message of love, peace, and unity. She created www.lovepaperpen.com in an effort to make the world a kinder and gentler place. Though her writing, she hopes to inspire others to learn, grow, and contribute to the good in the world. Connect with Alyana on Instagram at or Facebook.

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Why I Forgave My Father and How It Set Me Free

“There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.” ~Bryant H. McGill

The day I chose to forgive was the day I became free

It happened on an ordinary weekday. It was just another ride on a crowded train. It’s been years since it happened, yet I can still recall the faintest details of that moment.

There they were, sitting directly across from me. She pulled out a small mirror and began to apply her lipstick. He playfully nudged her, causing her to mess up. She got mad. He laughed. She couldn’t help but smile despite …