Connections. Prompt #168

Connections have always fascinated me. Our connections to one another. Lack of connections also interests me. Connections . . . when you meet someone for the first time and instantly feel connected. Or when you are compelled to go somewhere and you don’t know why. Once you get there, you re-connect with someone you haven’t seen in awhile. Connections – that “aha” moment when something becomes crystal clear. Are connections important to you? Connections to one another, to things, to ideas. . . what does connection mean to you? Write about connections. Or write about disconnections.  Just write! Photo by Jim C. March

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“When there is an obstacle . . . ” Angelina Jolie

“When there is an obstacle, you have to rise to the challenge, not be overwhelmed by it. And we’re not alone in the world. I don’t know if there’s a name for that — religion or faith — just that there’s something greater than all of us, and it’s uniting and beautiful.” — Angelina Jolie, December 22, 2014 People magazine. From Marlene: Writing unites and connects us and that is, indeed, beautiful. When you reach an obstacle or challenge with your writing, see if you can work around it. Write sideways, in the margins. Come at the problem from a new angle. See the stumbling block as an opportunity to explore the problem and create a new solution. How? By doing a freewrite. Write down the first word that pops into your head and then write, for 12-15 minutes. Click here and here for more writing prompts. Just Write! Photo…