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Anxiety Grows

November 3, 2012

(Many of you are aware that I blog as a stepmother at A Healthy Stepmother. Today’s post isn’t about being a step-parent, it’s about any moment that takes your breath away. C’mon over!)

A Healthy Stepmother . . . takes a deep breath. 

A most contentious presidential election is less than 5 days away, the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy is gradually being exposed as far worse than anyone imagined, unrest grows in many countries around the globe and natural disasters have displaced millions. The unhealthy cold war in stepfamilies marches ever onward and the holiday season is upon us in the United States, with all it’s messaging of be-this, do-this.

I feel an overwhelming urge to take in a huge, giant, enormous breath of air to fill me up from top to bottom, left to right, stem to stern, front to back, to and fro, this and that, and wherever else I haven’t mentioned. I want the air inside me from the scalp of my head to the tips of my toes. Let there be no place within that isn’t nourished by that air and made better because of the oxygen.

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One Comment
  1. deborah skell permalink

    Well spoken for these times: anxiety, struggle, air it is our choice. Thank you

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