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Getting Into Heaven

After a long illness, a woman died and arrived at the Gates of Heaven.

While she was waiting for Saint Peter to greet her, she peeked through the Gates. 254 more words

Days like this...

Just when everything seems to be coming together and i could see a flicker of light, something has to ruin the mojo.

Almost 9 months of hiding out in my parents granny flat, avoiding conflict and keeping my cool. 183 more words

Agony Aunty

Directions Don't Help

There’s little worse you can tell an anxious person than “calm down,” or a depressed person to “cheer up” or “get over it.” These directive directions are simplistic – oversimple if you will. 196 more words

Times flies... faster than my pen

Of the many activities that I enjoy at times, writing is (believe it or not) one of the most natural and also challenging.  Challenging because as I grow older, I am less patient with my own style, with a whiny kvetching that I see far too often in others, and have grown utterly intolerant of in myself.  201 more words


The ways a place can hold you

There are different ways a place can hold memories. Sometimes you see them and other times you feel them. It might be just a breath, other times the feeling can consume you. 329 more words



“Be” is one of those words when standing alone just seems awkward, as though it must be misspelled. It seems to need words to either precede or follow it in order for it to become normal. 331 more words