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Hanging Over (Flash Fiction)

Thanks to Priceless Joy for hosting this writing challenge: Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers. Another thank you to Yinglan, for providing the inspiring photo prompt this week. If you guys haven’t heard of or joined this challenge, please try it out. It’s a great way to connect with others and share stories. Check out PJ’s blog for more details and entertaining entries. You won’t regret it.

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And This One’s For You (Flash Fiction)

I’ve been gone from the blogosphere for a long time. As I come back, it’s only fitting that I would join in Priceless Joy’s writing challenge, Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers. Thank you, TJ Paris, for providing the inspiring photo prompt this week. If you haven’t heard of or joined this challenge, please try it out. It’s a great way to connect with others and share stories. Check out PJ’s blog for more details and entertaining entries. You won’t regret it.

 

 

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Self-Rejection and Self-Acceptance

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“The real trap, however, is self-rejection. As soon as someone accuses me or criticizes me, as soon as I am rejected, left alone, or abandoned, I find myself thinking, “Well, that proves once again that I am a nobody.”  My dark side says I am no good…I deserve to be pushed aside, forgotten, rejected, and abandoned. Self-rejection is the greatest enemy of the spiritual life because it contradicts the sacred voice that calls us the “Beloved.” Being the Beloved constitutes the core truth of our existence.” Henri Nouwen

The longing to feel accepted, enjoyed, and loved is at the core of every human.   Part of cultivating a healthy spiritual life involves a process of  accepting our self in the grace of God.  This requires that we become acquainted with our true self, in our present condition, and learn to living according to the reality of who we are today while working toward who…

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Chapter Twenty Eight: The Sky is the Limit

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I wanted to think of something FANCY and CATCHY to open up my blog, but all I can hear is, “JUST BE YOU“. Those were the words that an incredible woman told me when I went to her for some advice about something that was troubling me. Words that will forever be engraved in my mind. Yes, many have said it before, but due to the nature of the conversation, it resonated in my soul. So to begin, I’m going to be me, full of emotion and love. This is for you Aunty Gene.

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For the past 27 years, November 1st was the day that family and friends recognized as the day of my birth. Many celebrations and well wishes from those that are close as well as acquaintances. This year is different. Yes, it was still the day to celebrate my birth, but…

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C’est La Vie (Flash Fiction)!

Raising a glass of champagne to Priceless Joy who hosts Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers (75 – 175 words); she also found the inspiring photo prompt this week from pixabay.com. If you haven’t heard of or joined this fiction challenge, please do yourself a favor and check out PJ’s blog for more details and entertaining entries. You won’t regret it.

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Positive Quote of the Day ~ October 24th

Thanks for posting this, Persia!

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Have a blessed day all. ❤

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I Made My Peace with It (Flash Fiction)

I’m always thankful for Priceless Joy who hosts Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers (75 – 175 words); and I also want to thank to TJ Paris for providing the inspiring photo prompt this week. If you haven’t heard of or joined this challenge, please do yourself a favor and check out PJ’s blog for more details and entertaining entries. You won’t regret it.

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