Her cerulean blue eyes darkened with anger.  Anger for being so trusting.  He’d taken everything from her.   But she resolved to get even.  And when you’ve lost everything, there’s really nothing else to lose, is there?

Ways of making him suffer, each one more destructive than the last, consumed her every waking hour.  And might have continued if she’d not come to the realisation that she was only destroying herself.

That was when she stopped allowing him to take even more from her… something much more precious.  Her time.

And with its passing, those cerulean blue eyes shone once again.

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Carrie OLeary
Carrie OLeary(@carrie-oleary)
10 days ago

Another great story, Linda. How true it is, wasting time on anger and vengeance. Much better to take that time and spend it on the enjoyable things in life. Very nicely done.

Thompson Emate
Thompson Emate(@thompson-emate)
10 days ago

Linda, I must admit that this is an inspiring story. As Carrie had rightly said, it’s pointless wasting time in anger and vengeance when that time can be spent writing one or two stories.

Juma
Juma(@juma)
10 days ago
Reply to  Thompson Emate

Nice response, Thompson! The best revenge is a great story, right?
Great story, Linda, and good advice! Forget the loser. Find a winner.

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Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
9 days ago

Wow! It is a great and inspiring story, Linda. Yes. Thompson, Carrie, and Juma are right. Sometimes I am also wasting my time on anger and vengeance. Your story inspired my whole being to forget those anger, vengeance, and negativity in life. Move forward and be a better version of myself. I love your story the most. Well done.

Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
7 days ago
Reply to  Linda Rock

You are most welcome, Linda.

Melissa Taggart
Melissa Taggart(@melissa-taggart)
9 days ago

Time is so precious. Wasting such a precious gift in anger is just that, a waste! Linda, another great story!

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Sandra James
Sandra James(@sandra-james)
8 days ago

Wonderful story, Linda. An inspiration for anyone going through a rough time. Sadly, some never let go of the anger and realise how much it is taking from them. And, Thompson really puts it into perspective – all that angry time is a waste of writing time  😃 

Allan Neil
Allan Neil(@allan-neil)
2 days ago

Boy, Linda, could I use your story were I still having to deal with domestic acts of cruelty.
The moral is spike-sharp. If only we could convey it to those thousands of suffering partners.

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