A New Day

These past few days, I feel that I’ve been away from myself; that I’ve been kidnapped by circumstance. My thoughts, my actions, and my words had been taken by my emotions. I was consumed by empathy.

Today, I was with someone who I consciously choose not to have in my life. In the past, I have experienced great anguish over the thought of such a reunion. Today without forethought and apprehension, I was there for my sister. I was pleased and grateful for all the support she had. It wasn’t about me, yet I feel healed.

When it’s his time, I’ll have no regrets and he can rest in peace. I guess that’s what they call forgiveness.


About Aligaeta

I am a life time resident of NY State. A graduate of Nassau Community College, AA in Liberal Arts and Queens College, BA in English and Sociology. I am the mother of four children, the survivor of divorce, and I love to write in prose. This blog will be a record of my journey... destination unknown. Read more... https://aligaeta.wordpress.com/
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2 Responses to A New Day

  1. jannatwrites says:

    I’m glad you felt the freedom of forgiveness and got through the family gathering without anxiety.

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