6 Word Story: 2/23

Do you ever really think of what you do daily even without knowing you’re doing it? Like a habit that was never formed, something learned but never taught, or something observed and now practice? A daily habit of mine without knowing that I do it would be watching the news and thinking about it, I’ve been doing it for years. First thing in the mornings the news is blasted breaking the slumbering silence and I realized my father used to watch the news. Now another habit that I do would be writing is some form or another and now I’m trying to get some type of art in as well.


Prompt Word: Daily Ritual
Monthly Theme Reminder: Gratitude

She thanked her strength to rise.

 

6 Word Story: 2/7

This is difficult for me to do with the past couple of weeks of oppressive behavior from others…that’s for another journal post.

I don’t keep a gratitude journal and may find it difficult especially in the mindset that I’m in. I LOVE my reading journal so maybe it’s a project for next year. Basically, a gratitude journal is a journal of positive moments that a person is grateful for that day. But what if there is something positive in a once in a life-changing moment?


Prompt Word: Gratitude Journal

Today:

  • Kleenex
  • Blankets
  • Guns Jamming
  • Sleep

6 Word Story: 2/6

“The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday, that’s guaranteed… But guess what, Sunday is my favorite day again.” – Silver Linings Playbook

OK, obviously the prompt word is “Silver Lining” but the theme for this month is gratitude. If I could warn everyone about the downside of silver linings I would but then I think maybe it would be different for them. For me, yes silver linings occur but there is always a way for the other shoe to drop. What does that have to do with gratitude? Simple, if the other shoe never dropped I would never find a strength I didn’t know about or brush off my old skills of dealing with randomness thrown at me. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not strong all the time, not even a quarter of the time but I deal with ‘it’ in my own way.


“Bright sides have drawbacks”, she warned.

6 Word Story: 2/2

I do find gratitude in little and simple things, especially when the darkness can only be chased by the light. Sometimes the only relief from my flashback, bad dreams, even bad days is the sunrise.


Prompt Word: Sunrise

Horrible nights comforted by breaking light.

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