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Hallelujah – Anxiety Version

Yet another version of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah.  Poor man.  Writes one song that resonates with everyone and loses ownership of it.  Alas, I am not a singer so my song can only be sung in your head. 

I heard about old Jericho,

the walls fell when the trumpets did blow

but you don’t really want to lose your walls do you?

It went like this they circled around

and the Lord knocked the wall down

and they were able to sing their hallelujah.

Hallelujah.  Hallelujah.  Hallelujah.  Hallelujah. Continue reading

The Anxiety Inside

How to begin?

I’ve always been the odd one. The one that hurried to class with her head down because walking in late and having everyone’s attention was unthinkable. Not to mention if the teacher said anything to single me out or heaven forbid, reprimand me. The girl who observed but never participated though she thought she was an active participant. The student who spent a sleepless night the night before school thinking of all the things that could go wrong. The quiet one who never spoke in school but bounced off the walls when she arrived at home. The person who blurred the line a bit much between television or movies and real life. Who knew real people were more than stereotypical characters? Typical villains are not 100% jerks and sometimes the hero of the story leads a quiet and unremarkable life. Continue reading