Brooke’s Story: Love Beyond Loss

By Shira Lankin Sheps | June 26, 2017

I first met with Brooke when she was with her young daughter at a new rehabilitation center, and having grown…

Erica’s Story: Embracing Body and Soul

By Shira Lankin Sheps | March 27, 2017

When Erica reached out to participate in The Layers Project body image series, I was thrilled. I’ve known her since…

Shani’s Story: Family and Faith, Blood and Being Chosen

By Shira Lankin Sheps | February 10, 2017

Shani sits in my home office, in a big plush leather chair I pulled in for the occasion. I fiddle…