Peace

“I’m out!” she shouted from the doorway, as she hitched her massive handbag up on her shoulder, opened the door and pulled her sunglasses down from on top of her head. She heard grumbling goodbyes from her workmates as she closed the door behind her and she felt bad, for just a moment, about leaving…

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Wherever I Lay My Hat (or iPhone)

For The Daily Post’s Writing Course :  Finding Everyday Inspiration. Today, we’re tasked to write a post based on a One-Word Inspiration. They gave us six words: hope, regret, home, choice, secret, abundance. I chose Home. I have many places that I call home. My parents live in Central Queensland, so that’s definitely home. Home is…

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What Have I Learned?

I feel like I am constantly learning. Which is a very good thing. I recently transitioned careers and so I am learning something new almost every day. It’s tiring, for sure, but it’s also amazing and rewarding and inspiring. So today I’m tasked with writing a list of the things I’ve learned. First up, how…

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Why Do I Write?

Ultimately, I write in order to connect with people. I wouldn’t have said that a few years ago – I would have said that I write for myself or because I have to get the words out. But that’s not true. It’s not the driving force (well sometimes it is). The main driving force is…

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Story in the Woods

She trudged along behind him, sulking while he whistled his way through the woods. She didn’t want to be here, she hated the outdoors. Let’s spend the day together, he’d said. Of course she’d assumed they would have a long leisurely brunch at her favorite cafe, take a walk through the shopping district so she…

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Contemplation – Week 14

Welcome to week 14 of Contemplation, where we share our responses to a prompt from my Kikki.K A Sentence A Day journal. This week’s prompt: What challenge did you overcome today? You know, I’m not so sure that overcame any challenges today. I don’t know whether that’s a good thing or a bad thing? Maybe…

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