Stories tagged “TRUST”

  • The Day Before The Vacation

    I loaded my bag into the car. My sons gave me hugs as if they'd never see me again. My husband stood sadly and worried. He held me for a long time.

    Our argument over the past 24 hours lingered in my head. I was still going. This was the opportunity of a…

    Posted 1 year ago
  • Text Trust Issues

    "I have a hard time trusting people. I just don't want to jump unless someone's there to catch me," I texted.

    I waited, the confession making my palms sweat. My phone did not slip from my hands, however. I watched the text box for a response. My heart cr…

    Posted 1 year ago
  • The Yes Stone

    I laid on top of my bed, replaying the train station good-bye over and over in my head. It had been a month since he left. He was probably through basic training and beginning his specialization. I rolled over and reached under the bed to pull out a box o…

    Posted 2 years ago
  • My own Paradise

    The grass is soft, tenderly kissing my feet

    The air is sweet, warmly caressing my arms

    Birds laugh and sing of bliss

    Here I am, on my own

    The sky is a brilliant blue and crystal clear

    Rolling hills of multicolors stretch all around

    Miles and miles pass b…

    Posted 4 years ago