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Forgiveness

November 22, 2013
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Thailand, it evoked images of oriental splendor and exotic pleasures. Josh had come here with a far different purpose in mind. He bowed his freshly shaven head and tucked his hands inside the orange Monk’s robe he now wore. He stood in the Place of Contemplation. He concentrated on the breathing exercises his mentor had taught him. He let his Awareness expand out and enfold the Universe. Wordlessly he sought the forgiveness he so desperately needed. He remembered the accident caused by the drunken driver. The horrific screech of the collision, the heat of the flames, the stench of burning flesh, and the screams of agony. He remembered fiercely wrenching open the car door and gently pulling out the tiny, broken, charred body. The desperate attempt at resuscitation that failed. Peace flooded his being. He heard a child’s voice sweetly say. “It’s all right Mr. Fireman, I know you tried to save me.
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153 Words in response to Flash! Friday # 51, 150 words (5-word leeway). Emily

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