Life is not what it's supposed to be. It's what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.
You're right. Your decietfulness far exceeds my modest attempts at dishonesty. I bow-down to your superior duplicity.
Each thought was epic yet minuscule.
Mr. Rawlings is a man of his word. The problem was, he made two different promises and he felt honored to keep them both. He hoped that by fulfilling one, in a different than expected way, he may have the chance to rectify the other.
It has been said, people drawn to law enforcement have a sixth sense, an ability to see what others do not. He prayed he was wrong. His sixth sense said there was much more than a broken heart in Claire's past.
In their figurative game of chess, Anthony Rawlings had Claire in check. Every move she made, he countered.
God she hated the dance. A blow to the cheek one minute and discussing a romantic getaway the next. It was the one step forward, two steps back waltz. She wanted to scream. Sitting on the side of the bed, Claire allowed herself tears and swallowed
Childhood was the past. It couldn't be changed, only remembered.