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I’m Sorry Self

Big, fat, crocodile tears now. Her voice shook as she gripped my hand a little tighter. “I didn’t think it would matter mom. It’s mine.”

My heart broke a little as I started to explain. “Baby, you have to respect yourself and your property. You have to know how to take care of things. You are just as important as anyone else and you have to treat yourself with as much, if not more, respect than you treat others. You matter. You are valuable. And so are the things you care about. But you have to set that standard and know that first. Do you understand that?” Continue reading

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The Little Big Year

Oh the memories. This was my first home after I left the shelter. 900 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 1 very tiny bathroom. The washer was in the kitchen and the dryer was in a closet in another room. … Continue reading

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Wandering Heart

I lean out a little further, uncertain of my own eyes. I can see his face now. That handsome, chiseled face with the dancing, warm eyes. I would know it anywhere. His sandy brown hair is a bit longer now, soft waves blowing in the breeze, … Continue reading

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May 17 – Precipice

Adrenaline pumps through my body. My heart is racing and my hands are shaking as my toes touch the edge of the cliff. The wind whips through my long auburn hair, making me feel gloriously wild.. The sun heats my bare skin. Every … Continue reading

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