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Words you found that I need.

by Believe on February 17, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

We happen upon them often. Words that are found at just the right moment; the exact time that we need to find them. They can be hiding in the glossy pages of a dated magazine, or even in a favorite book. We find them and tuck them into the corners of our pockets, or minds, or cookbooks.

My mother keeps her found words in the pages of her Bible. As if she is making an amendment to her sacred text. I fold them into notebooks. They fall out when I pick the notebook up. My sacred found words fall often to the floor.

Share with me words that you have found. At just the right time. At just the right place.

After all, they may be just the words I am looking for.


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