Tuesday, October 16, 2012

a witness to bravery today...

this blog post
i receiving a smile
 in Starbucks today
 from a woman who has not smiled at me in many years.
a quick, vulnerable, raw, needs no answer, just an ear
confession email from a friend today.
my girl being there
 for both her afternoon classes
even when every fiber of her being wanted not to be.
my hot tears this morning
a dear friend
 stating her truth about what her job does to her soul.
again, no answer needed..just an ear.
a friend allowing her birth story to unfold as it needed to
rather than as she dreamed it would
- such bravery shown there-
we are all so brave
in so many small ways all day long.

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