Samantha’s Days

II.

Samantha could hear a faint knocking.  She wasn’t sure if it was part of her dream or an actual knocking.  Again, the knocking.  She forced her left eye to open and then her right. 

Knock, knock.

 It must be real.  She groaned.  Who would have the audacity to come and visit?  Don’t they know she is wallowing?

Knock, knock.

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Samantha’s Days

I. The worst day…

This was the best day of her life!

Samantha rolled over to turn off her alarm. She had been awake for thirty minutes just waiting for the alarm to go off so that she could start her day. While getting ready she couldn’t keep the smile from off her face. Things were going her way. She was winning, actually winning, in this game called life. It was just like she wrote in her book – releasing today – if you will it, it will work.

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The truth of the matter…

I don’t have favorite people. Sure, there are some people I would rather spend more time with than others. There are some people who have traits and mannerisms that fall below my personal standard of annoyance. I’m not a snob. We all have an unspoken standard we measure people with. If a person happens to fall short of our measurement we fault them with a personality defect. What we are really saying though is that they didn’t meet our standard of non-annoyance. It’s true. In the back of our mind we are always judging others to see if they “make the cut.” So, no I don’t have favorites but I do have people who are a constant in my life.

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