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034 – Steps

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“The first step is always the hardest,” Gwen would often say. “Risk it and take the second step right away.”

“Why rush it?” I remember asking. “A little breather would be nice…”

But taking a breath, Gwen says, will ruin the momentum. “It’ll only give you a chance to quit.”

Whenever I think of my best friend, I remember this conversation. And each brave step I take breaks my heart anew.

Gwen has promised to watch over me, no matter what.

I often wonder how many steps will it take to know this for sure.

Heaven seems so far away.

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*Inspired by the prompt life after blogs  from The Daily Post.

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