The Calm, The Storm and The Trauma

There was a flurry of activity, as we made frantic preparations and then… The waiting. Instead of huddling together in one group, we had splintered off into small cliques. Milo and I found our way to a quiet spot by ourselves, as usual. We slipped into the tiny vestibule behind the altar. He slumped toContinue reading “The Calm, The Storm and The Trauma”

10 Word Challenge to Bring More Love to the World

There’s a lot going on in the world these days. I’m choosing to let go of enmity and hatred and focus on becoming a more loving and compassionate being. The above is from a challenge issued by a friend-to write about bringing the love in ten words. Feel free to participate with your own 10Continue reading “10 Word Challenge to Bring More Love to the World”

Secondhand Adrenaline

Tara climbed the rock face with concentrated ferocity. Her lean and muscular body worked with rote muscle memory, pulling her closer and closer to the ledge on which he waited. Her hands gripped and released, gripped and released, while her legs maintained a steady balance below. From above, her face could be seen as aContinue reading “Secondhand Adrenaline”

Taking Steps (part 2)

Part 1 can be found here: Leandra clutched her bag to her chest as she meandered through the crowded hallway after her last class. It had taken all of the skills she had acquired over the past three years to navigate her first day at university. She connected to her breath when she felt herContinue reading “Taking Steps (part 2)”