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I am the owner and blogger on this site. Hi! :D I like sparkles, sweets, and being nice. But I also laugh at snarky things. So I'm a work in progress.

Writing Prompts: Pure Courage.

pure courage

(c) 7 Dec 2013 Windy Johansen

This time, the phrase is: pure courage.

There’s a lot of thoughts in the world about courage, as well as purity. But what does pure courage get you? A dashing knight or beautiful warrior? Some foolhardy person who attacks before he or she needs to? Or does it mean someone who is thoughtful? Is this thoughtful person someone who knows exactly how to take apart whatever threat he or she encounters, but refuses to be violent unless it’s necessary? Is this person Batman? (Batman, like many other superheroes seem like the word courage should be their middle name.)

I feel like pure courage is, at least in part, made up of confidence, self-assurance, and the driving idea that one’s self is okay to share with others.

Giant stashes of bad-guy busting gadgets are helpful too. ;)

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Poem: Searching for One Moment

kaleidoscope

(c) 12 Nov 2013 Windy Johansen

on this separate road
we’re crawling among the pebbles
among the sharp pebbles

on this separate road
we’re searching in this stale desert
in this stale desert

searching for one moment

you and I cry
and we cry and, oh
in crying we become

a fountain gushing
sadness is, sadness is,
an unfinished statement
sadness is, sadness is
sadness is not everything

and there will be a new day

in these desperate eyes, you’ll see
we’re changing into new people
into new people

searching for one moment

you and I cry
and we cry and, oh
in crying we become

a fountain gushing
sadness is, sadness is,
an unfinished statement
sadness is, sadness is
sadness is not everything

and there will be a new day

nevermind yesterday
searching for one moment
nevermind tomorrow
searching for one moment
nevermind our whole future
searching for one moment, one single moment

(c) 31 July 2013 Windy Johansen

Writing Prompt: Space is HUGE (and Gloriously Awesome)

space is huge (and gloriously awesome)

(c) 3 Dec 2013 Windy Johansen

The phrase this time is: space is huge (and gloriously awesome).

Our society is often enthralled by the wonder of space. So many possibilities. So many things to explore.

I see God in this vastness. Divine beauty has been placed in front of me, and all I can do is be thankful.

What do you see?

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