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Oath of Allegiance, an Oath of Office, and an Oath of Secrecy

My diploma had a gold seal in the corner that was decorated with the RCMP insignia: a front facing buffalo head, the words Maintiens le Droit, maple leaves with a crown at the top over the name Canada, and a scroll at the very bottom with the RCMP title. I received a shiny gold plated… Continue reading Oath of Allegiance, an Oath of Office, and an Oath of Secrecy

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Forgiveness – A process, not a planned occasion

Anger so hot it felt frozen washed over me in repeating waves that carried whitecaps of sorrow. There was a mixed sadness along with a tiny bit of hope, but it carried a bittersweet echo that caused the wraiths of my past to walk. I felt them crawling free of the tomb I’d tried to… Continue reading Forgiveness – A process, not a planned occasion

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Photo Prompt #40: Don’t Show It!

Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Don’t Show It! It is deep rich shades of darkness filled with screams, cries and lamenting wails. It… Continue reading Photo Prompt #40: Don’t Show It!

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Photo Prompt #39: Never Let You Go

Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Never Let You Go “There has never been, nor will there ever be, anything quite so special as… Continue reading Photo Prompt #39: Never Let You Go

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Photo Prompt #38: cause to become silent

Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… —Content Warning!!— cause to become silent “This isn’t a Cinderella story,” That’s what she told me as we… Continue reading Photo Prompt #38: cause to become silent

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Photo Prompt #37: Black Indelible Ink

Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Black Indelible Ink In therapeutic discussions sometimes the question arose, “Could you change it?” Could is a verb… Continue reading Photo Prompt #37: Black Indelible Ink

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Photo Prompt #35: The Last 24 Hours

Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… The Last 24 Hours It wasn’t cold out, but it wasn’t hot either. It was jeans and sweater… Continue reading Photo Prompt #35: The Last 24 Hours

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Photo Prompt Week 11: Young Love

The rules are simple. Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Young Love His little hand gripped mine tightly and an excited energy radiated off… Continue reading Photo Prompt Week 11: Young Love

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Photo Prompt Week 8: Dreams

The rules are simple. Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Dream – a series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person’s mind… Continue reading Photo Prompt Week 8: Dreams