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The Eclectic Pen - Utter Silence

By: Tally R.   + 15 more  
Date Submitted: 12/8/2009
Words: 273

  So many things can happen in one year. My twin sister went from being a perfectly healthy child to a dead one. It's amazing how how some people cannot remember the greatest possible moments of thier lives, while they can remember being shoved in the hall one day. It's also amazing how much people can just take in and never thank God for it. How one person can look on and love thier life while another one can hate it. I guess there are always two ways to look at things. People can be so the same, building to the light, then breaking down to utter darkness it almost doesn't make sense we are all created by one God. I'm sitting here, taking all the silence and grief and joy in, wondering what other people may be doing. Whether homework or cleaning or working or praying. What emotions they may have, which comes in to catogories. Joy and grief. Joy is when you are able to look around and just thank God, and do everything for his glory. Grief isn't neccicarily bad. It comes randomly and unexpected. I may be sitting there one day, watching a movie and laughing, when suddenly I will think, she would have liked that too, and I would cry. I hope I remember this day. The silence and darkness, the grief and the joy. I want to look into the future. I want to see how I, and my actions, effect my family. I want to see who can bring out joy, and who can build up.
I guess I'll just have to wait and find out.

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Chris R. - , - 12/13/2009 11:25 AM ET
a pretty good essay on life, I think, and people in general.
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