Monday 2 July 2018


Reader Samantha shares her wonderful, poignant story. Read on and be inspired...

She was all alone, staring at the moon, hoping that someday soon she would rescued from this rut she was once again trapped in; hoping that her dreams would one day come to pass. Would they? She could not figure that out no matter how hard she tried. She could not stop herself from trying as hard as she possibly could every single day, no matter how many times she would fail.

How could this world be so cruel, she thought to herself... she had no idea what this world had in store for her and was not looking forward to it at all. She knew that something was not right, but she found herself at a fork in the road. She truly had no idea what direction to choose, as it felt as if everybody was pulling her a different way. She knew that if she did not get the help she desperately needed then pretty soon she would just give up and end it all…. and she knew she did not want it to end so badly, as she had a bright future ahead of her. On this journey it was just her and her dreams.

So she would pour her heart out on each page of her diary as the tears made their way down her cheeks, until the pain she felt inside would finally begin to fade away so that you could eventually no longer see the scars that marked her heart and arms. After a while, new ones would appear each time she let her guard down only to be disappointed.

She never really escaped them, but only dragged them along for the ride all these years. If you believe in yourself, slowly your dreams start coming, one by one, depending on how much work you put into making them become a reality. You can do anything you put your mind to, even if it means facing your deepest fears.

She had no idea that she possessed that much strength and power all along to help her face her many trials and tribulations… she was only one girl with a dream in this big crazy world, but she could make a difference in other peoples lives, too. Yet she still had no idea what to do with the gift that has been given to help her cope with the upcoming storms. She is tired of sitting on the fence watching bad things happen to good people and just simply doing nothing. It is time for all of us to make a stand and work together, to make our futures brighter.

Cathy says:
Shivers... such beautiful writing, Samantha! Did YOU enjoy this week's five minute fiction? COMMENT BELOW to have your say!



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