Reena’s Xploration Challenge #247- Stepping Straighter

The prompt for today is Writing in One Sentence


His shoulders were hunched from the weight of recent life events and a fog of self-pity had made him almost oblivious to his surroundings but when he heard the woman softly sobbing as she sat outside of the grocery, he was startled awake and asked if he could help her to which the woman said “No.” and offered a short recitation of her own troubles which were far worse than his, so he told her he’d say a prayer for her as he lifted his head and stepped straighter.

8 thoughts on “Reena’s Xploration Challenge #247- Stepping Straighter

  1. Reena Saxena 09/12/2022 / 1:01 pm

    True! My grandfather used to say “Look below to be happy, and above to achieve success”. I guess we spend a lifetime finding the right balance.

  2. Sadje 09/12/2022 / 1:06 pm

    A morale booster.

    • Susan St.Pierre 09/12/2022 / 1:29 pm

      Yes… sometimes we need a reality check. Thanks, Sadje.

      • Sadje 09/12/2022 / 7:18 pm

        You’re most welcome

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