Let it Bleed, June 3, 2018

Let it Bleed, the brainchild of Saumya Agrawal is a weekly writing challenge I have let it fall by the wayside for almost a month now, but today’s phrase spoke to me.

2nd Chance

Who doesn’t need (or want) a second chance at times?  I know I have wanted one desperately at times in my past.

When I first dropped out of college and the only jobs I could find paid less than I could live on……….

When I failed to listen to all my friends and family tell me “that man is no good” and got married to him anyway……

When I took my first drink…………

When I told off that boss……………

When I yelled at my child…for nothing more than BEING a child………

Wouldn’t it be nice, though, if instead of wishing for a second chance at something, we fully thought out our plans? We simply stopped feeling for a moment and used our brains for something more than filling up our head with something besides air?

Just a thought.

 

 

 

10 thoughts on “Let it Bleed, June 3, 2018

  1. I think the same !:) And sometimes I’m looking for the third chance even.

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  2. And it’s a good thought….it’s really nice to go inside and find that 2nd chance

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  3. I suppose that’s why they say “hindsight is 20/20”. I always look at one of those instances as an opportunity to do things right the next time, mostly because I’m only perfect the second time around lol!

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  4. Why wait for a chance that may never come?.. pour yourself a bit of wine and while finishing the wine, make sure you are right and then go ahead and do it… 🙂

    “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain”. Author Unknown

    “No one can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending” Maria Robinson

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    1. Nice thought…but I am an alcoholic in recovery so i will pass on that wine…okay? 😀

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      1. A glass of water (maybe with a twist of lemon) and a imagination works just as good, done it many times myself!!… 🙂

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      2. there ya go! Or a huge sweet iced tea! cheers!

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  5. Great piece! This was a very good prompt and I believe it will speak to all of us on some level! ❤

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