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Peaceful Resistance

Covering her ears, she knelt. Angry voices SCREAMING. Demanding! Wanting extremism, now! Even if that wasn’t her way. She found her breath. Held it. Exhaled slow. Her heart lifted, raised her to her feet, speaking in but a whisper. No, … Continue reading

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Patience

Her pesky brain, it was playing its tricks, cluttering her mind with thoughts. An inner breeze swept them away, but as was the way, more came. She’d not cling, not shove aside, but instead let them fade… In the stillness … Continue reading

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Her Course

Was life to mean fighting a current pulling her down, or sailing, her destination her own? Too often whispers declared her course erroneous, said she was deficient for being herself in peace. Peacefulness and kindness, though, opened the future wide, … Continue reading

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Quieting Anxiety

Her lungs were a bellows with no air. Pacing, hands darting, thoughts racing, catastrophes forming. Unable to settle, yet wanting to hide. Instead, she sought, her quiet place. Stillness. Breathing. In. Out. If chaos screamed, she let it scream, let … Continue reading

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Writing Hope

Tears on a page, her eyes resting, having found peace. Was there anyone, in a world embracing shadows, who desired hopeful words? Wasn’t it the age with an insatiable thirst for hopelessness? Maybe, the story told her, that was her … Continue reading

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