Category Archives: Motivation

Only You

Through the fog, it vies for my attention. I can barely see it just below the surface of the sand. Grains scattered over the exterior, it’s mottled, difficult to visualize. Dust surrounding, settling, my view is nearly blocked. People walk … Continue reading

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Help

I sat outside a coffee shop on callous, stony concrete hoping someone would give me something, anything; money, food, a coffee, kindness. It was bitter and my fingers were understandably numb. Men in unyielding suits talked on their phones and … Continue reading

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Our Story

She wrote thousands of words. Unlike most other times, it took very little effort. They flowed as quickly as her willowy fingers could scroll them over the page. She didn’t look them up or second-guess, she simply wrote and wrote … Continue reading

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Weight

I rubbed and polished it with my cloth fresh and new, unsuspecting and ever willing, still stiff and crisp. The more I scoured, the brighter it shone. I took it everywhere. I kept it in my pocket, under my hat … Continue reading

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Vegetables Are Good For You

Her thumbprints are still in the bread. I can see them, little oval dimples through the glossy plastic wrap. My hands shake as I unfold the flimsy, sticky film protecting my sandwich. The sandwich she’d made me this morning. The … Continue reading

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For The Man Who Hated Christmas

In case you don’t read right down to the very bottom, (although I advise you to do so) I want to make it clear that I did not write this beautiful story.  I’m merely sharing it in the true spirit … Continue reading

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That’s the Spirit

Slop. A spoonful of potato hits the plate with a wallop and a little spec of mash lands on the hand holding it.  Instead of shuffling on like most, he pauses, making eye contact.  I steel myself, waiting for a … Continue reading

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Forest For The Trees

The paths are littered with boulders, rocks and large, fallen branches.  Some are blocking my way and moving them is difficult.  I push and pull, tug and tear, all the while; aware I’m not alone. I make my way up … Continue reading

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