It occurred to me that on the road to recovery, I had developed a special set of skills using instinct, intuition, vibrations, feelings, nuances. My 2 dull senses heightened the 3 fully functional ones. Those superpowers were my biggest gift as a writer. They made for some powerful storytelling. Continue reading What’s YOUR story (Mine is about GRATITUDE)
I noticed that the book on the bedside table happened to be “The Zahir” by Paulo Coelho — one of the very few of his books I had not yet read and the VERY book I had lost in the airport. It was fate. Continue reading The Zahir (A story about getting even)
One of the girls in the pretty matching dresses was pregnant. She was 16. She felt shame and guilt. The spotlight was painful.
The son of the mistress was awarded a scholarship to a top university. He was 17. He felt pride and excitement. The spotlight was lovely. Continue reading The Spotlight