Could it be? 

       A discreet bow out of a toxic situation or place, is this essentially a nod to peace? 

     When, rather than argue a point that would no sooner be mute, one allows a pause instead and perhaps enables peace? 

     “Letting go” instead of committing to all personal injustices unseen & unappreciated, could it be? Choosing peace?

     A word, deed, or lack thereof that pulsates & throbs within one’s chest, yet forgiveness swiftly soothes without the urge for reciprocation. Yes, this must be, choosing peace.

     Limiting confrontations to only a few absolutes & choosing to give in while not at all giving up, all those times…wow, all along. 

     It is, choosing peace.

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2 thoughts on “Could it be? 

  1. What a great lesson for today. Modern take on the old adage “Choose your battles”. I hear echoes of childhood and mom. But, this post is so much more…the emotions & thoughts in the moment tempered with awareness and self-restraint that lends itself to the bigger picture. It’s not the loudest voice that is necessarily heard.

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