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When Disastrous Yields Delight

Pingback: https://wordpress.com/post/perfectlyimperfect32com.blog/4827 At just twenty-six-years-old, my world crumbled around me. The facade of a life that I had been pretending to enjoy crumbled around me. The death of my beloved grandfather was shortly followed by my long overdue filing for divorce. At the time my son was just three-years-old. I was a stay-at-home-mom with no car,… Continue reading When Disastrous Yields Delight

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Double Entendre

Pingback: https://jennydhuynh.wordpress.com/2017/07/18/symbolic-u-i/   Roots deeply anchored beneath Mother Earth’s surface Surrounded by Her soil so rich it Nourishes and Gives Life, I stand tall, Firmly grounded Soaking up Her sunshine and Drinking Her water.   She fills me with Light And Water And Sunshine.   I am a pillar of strength, Full of Hope And Peace… Continue reading Double Entendre

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The Public Speaker’s Innermost Thoughts

Pingback: https://insach21site.wordpress.com/2017/07/13/from-bumble-to-humble/   From backstage, he can't see them, but he knows there's a crowd from the hushed whispers, an unmistakable sound. He knows his turn will soon come around and Despite his best efforts, none of his confidence has been found.   Plagued with crippling doubts and fears, He wonders if anyone will care when… Continue reading The Public Speaker’s Innermost Thoughts

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Tethered No More

Pingback: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/tether/ Today's prompt, tether, is a personal one for me. Typically our daily prompts inspire me to write essays or poems, but not today. When my son, Jack, was a brand-spanking-new-infant, my mother noticed a fleshy dimple of sorts at the top of his bum, right where his spine and bum met. A first… Continue reading Tethered No More

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Childhood Ending Version 24

Pingback: https://momsorganicbohofoodfun.com/2015/09/28/motherly-love/ For a long time, I wasn't  quite sure when childhood ended for me. Always wise beyond my years, uber-responsible, and full of ambition, I feel like I've been a similar version of myself throughout the entirety of my life. I've experienced many milestones that traditionally symbolize the "end of childhood." Getting my first job… Continue reading Childhood Ending Version 24

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Not Just My Friend, My Person

Pingback: https://thetemenosjournal.com/2017/06/03/friend/ This week we were challenged to share an image of a friend. Friends come in all shapes, sizes, and species. The image I have decided to share is a simple one, though the relationship it embodies is anything but simple. This seemingly mundane photo shows a long-lasting, supportive, loyal, honest, and loving friendship, and… Continue reading Not Just My Friend, My Person

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Finally! A light at the End of the Tunnel!

As most of my WordPress friends know, my health has not been good for seven years. This past year was probably the worst it has ever been, with the Winter proving to be almost unbearable. Between July of 2016 and February of 2017 I underwent three major surgeries, one requiring a 5 day stay in… Continue reading Finally! A light at the End of the Tunnel!

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Gone With the Rain

Pingback: https://awfullycharming.com/2017/06/01/daily-prompt-portion/ It rained today, Just as it did the day You went away. I stared at the grey sky Watching the rain pour down as I sat and cried. It rained today, Just as it did the day You went away. The rain took more than just you That day. The rain took with it… Continue reading Gone With the Rain

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Visions of Grandeur

Pingback: https://shameport.wordpress.com/2016/03/23/bed-time-story/ The Daily Prompt: Visions Smart, beautiful, and ready for whatever the world may throw her way Fearing nothing she packed her bag and headed to the big city She was going to make it. Like a divine light Summer Sun shined down upon her, bathing her in hope and possibility. Everything she touched turned… Continue reading Visions of Grandeur