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”
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.
Absolutely! Thanks, Reena. Grandfathers are so wise.
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Stepping straighter ….by Susan
A morale booster.
Yes… sometimes we need a reality check. Thanks, Sadje.
You’re most welcome
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