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Comfort Zones


    The Girl who walked on Water

    September 12, 2016

    “Come”, he said.   Breathe deeply. Hold your breath. Let it out. Repeat. Then step out. One foot, then the next. Forward. Repeat. That’s all she had to do – deep breaths, one foot in front of the other, forward movement – to walk on water. It seemed easy except she never got past taking deep breaths, understandably so. Who would imagine that she would ever contemplate walking on water, she who couldn’t swim? The absurdity and sheer insanity of…

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  • The Becoming

    On Staying Right in the Middle

    There’s a middle, and anyone who has been severely depressed and has had to take mood stabilizers would know this. Because you’re trying not to feel the valley lows, you become a bit numb…

    April 30, 2016
  • Inspiration The Becoming

    On Getting out of the Boat

    “My heart is afraid that it will have to suffer,” the boy told the alchemist one night as they looked up at the moonless sky.   “Tell your heart that the fear of suffering…

    April 17, 2016