Tag: self-care

Monster-in-the-Box

Ā “Step over the box.” His meaning clear. A box appearingĀ from nowhere. Supposedly indifferent,Ā seeming unmovable. Tenable words.Ā Untenable doubt rising… Fear clouding over. The choice never given,Ā ever out of reach. Now presented. The box simple enough, with nothing unusual to see. The usual four sides. Cardboard flapsĀ dangling wide. Nothing to hide. But I knew different. The monster

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Empty Spaces

  As every parent knows, the beginning of each school year brings new hope and potential for our children. My youngest daughter was preparing for her first year at college when she showed me a set of pencils that she had purchased. Each pencil proudly boasted a bright character from the popular Walt Disney movie

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