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{again}



Nine years ago.

She nudged me.

She invited me to share my stories ...
that I didn't even know were waiting.

Nine years ago.

I started a little blog for me.

I crafted and created and wrote stories ...
that mattered to me and a small community.

Four days ago.

She nudged me. Again.

She invited me to share my stories ...
that I didn't even know were waiting. Again.

Today.

She nudged me. Gently with a text.

I have been thinking about her invitation ...
wondering if I have more stories to share.

Tonight.

I opened up my notebook.

I stared at the blank page ...
the pen easily moved across the lines.

Tonight.

I'm ready to write. Again.

Thank you, Ruth, for the nudge ...
to write in a new space during this pause.

To share in the power of story.

___________________________

{An invitation goes out to my Mom to join me. Again. 
Are you ready to jump back in and share your stories?}


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  1. So, so glad to see your Twitter post and to hear that you are writing again. I have missed your voice in the slicing world.

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    1. Thank you, Carol! I missed it more than I thought too! 💜

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  2. How wonderful that you picked up your pen. I have no doubt that you'll rediscover the joy and power of writing.

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    1. So coincidental I heard from you and Ruth in the same week ... Thank you. 💜

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  3. This is special to me. I'm glad you are writing because the world is better when you share your stories. I'm happy to be writing together, again.

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    1. Me too, Ruth. More than you will ever know. 💜

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  4. I am so so so happy you are here and writing. I missed your voice!

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    1. Me too, Deb!! Our little community of writers is back! 💜

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  5. She nudges and look who answered the nudge. :-) There is something special about a person who knows you have a story to tell and allows you to tell it in your own way. This makes me happy!

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    1. She nudges .... I know. She has a way with words, right? It makes me happy too!! 💜

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  6. She invited me to share my stories ...
    that I didn't even know were waiting. Again."

    When I read your comment yesterday my heart was flooded with so many sweet thoughts of you: like how big the twins must be now, though I remember how you wondered what Kindergarten would bring for them, your mom and the gift of your posts that she had bound in a book for you, the time you all met up with elsie and more.

    So I would add:
    She invited me to read stories,
    that I didn't even know I needed to hear. Again.

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    1. So many sweet stories of the past!! You have a great memory!! Those twins ... will be 10!! in May. I know there will be more stories to come! Your additional line .... 💜 wow. Thank you!!!

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  7. l am super excited to read your stories!
    ~ O. Kaye

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