I'd have thought that a time out would be a lesser punishment, but perhaps cornertime is preferable after all.
Even when it feels like you have nothing left, it helps to have a friend by your side.
It doesn't take pain, or even a blistering scolding to feel small. Sometimes it's all about context.
With thanks to Paolo of Wholebean and I Sarah and Mark's Story began here It had been a long day at work, though that was hardly unusual. She had only just started in her new position, and they were still testing her. Today had been a trial by fire, and by the time she headed home … Continue reading Much to Learn: Tried as an Adult
With thanks to Paolo of Wholebean and I As Sarah approached the pub, she marvelled at her complete lack of panic. This was her third try, her third attempt to meet someone who might. . . . Although she wasn’t panicked, she still wasn’t able to complete that particular thought. Besides, she wasn’t even sure if … Continue reading Much to Learn: The Taste of Him
She hated having to sit here. Just sitting and waiting, knowing that any minute he woud come in and they would begin. His calmness might have been reassuring, but usually just served to underscore her own anxiety. He would speak gently and pointedly. She would try to disappear, to mentally be somewhere else, but then … Continue reading The Scolding Chair