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Cages of Words

As I was meditating, my family began to float through my head. Including my step-family. This is probably because my step-grandpa passed away just last week, and it’s Christmas season so ‘tis the time for family gatherings.

Now, if I am honest, my relationship with this side of my family hasn’t always felt smooth as silk. (Which isn’t to say they’re bad people at all).

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Never "Justa"

I remember the jolting feeling of shame I felt as she contemptuously snorted at me.  

It was a short- but very distinctive- exhale through her nose.  Her eyes closed down and her lips curled into what seemed to be an abrupt amused sneer of disdain.  Blink-and-you'd-miss-it.  But miss it, I did not...

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