art by Maria Chambers

In 2009 I lost a significant person in my life.  It was a tumultuous relationship, with highs and lows.  I knew I had to begin distancing myself from him because he was disrespecting me, and the relationship was no longer serving me. The more 
I began to see it as a reflection of my own disrespect for myself, it became essential to release him from my life.

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This morning I went for an oil change. I go to the dealership even though my warranty on my Hyundai expired awhile ago. It cost only $6.00 because I bought a lifetime voucher for oil changes. They provide great service, and even wash the car afterward. The only problem is the ride is a bit long for me, and these days I don’t feel that safe going outside my comfort zone.

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