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Learning to Feel

Learning to Feel By Minerva Sue My life seems so surreal right now.  I spent so many years living on edge, that I don’t quite know how to handle normalcy.  Sometimes it feels like I’m coasting downhill and reality is … Continue reading

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New Possibilities

2015 is upon me.  A new year full of possibilities.  Right now I am struggling to overcome my fear of the unknown.  I’ve never been very good at dealing with the unknown.  I have a confession.  Sometimes, when it’s apparent … Continue reading

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Discovering me

I have been struggling with a myriad of memories this past week, all of them competing for my attention.  Memories of the two previous times that I left my husband.  Me, desperately trying to make our marriage work.  Memories of … Continue reading

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It’s a glorious life

Sometimes my life seems surreal.  Six months ago, I traded my five bedroom, three bathroom, 3000 square foot house for a 900 square foot two bedroom apartment I share with my twins.  The neighbors smoke skunk weed, the stench sometimes … Continue reading

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Unexpected kindness

I received an unexpected phone call last week.  It was from one of the ladies that I sit next to at church.  Bev called to find out if everything was okay because she hadn’t seen me in a couple of weeks. … Continue reading

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Moving On

Funny thing, time.  One would assume that pain would lessen over time.  That memories would fade and their sting become dull.  But, it seems that as time goes on I feel more unsettled.  When I first ventured out on my … Continue reading

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Effective Immediately

I walked into the church.  It was my second time here, and I was bit unsure of myself. I don’t generally do well in new social situations, so I was slightly nervous.  Okay, maybe a little more than slightly.  However, I really liked the … Continue reading

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