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Today I touched a spider..

Friday, June 14, 2013

..and I did not panic! Just slightly cringe. I was able to gently brush it off my screaming friend. (The screaming frightened me more than the spider, I must admit.)

Earlier this morning I was just barely holding it together during my visit to the dentist. I was fighting the tears, and finding it hard to feel my face or move my feet. I was feeling fragile and disconnected.

So, I am thankful for the spider and my screaming friend. To be able to be there for her, and to help her, was a great blessing this particular day.

I felt brave again, removing the spider. It felt good.
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  • CERTHIA
    Aww, thank you all for the nice comments! This weekend I have been in contact with several spiders, both living and dead, while cleaning the cottage. I think I can safely say i do not fear spiders much anymore..
    1189 days ago
  • ALAINEBUG
    You are braver and stronger than you give yourself credit for.
    1191 days ago
  • WASHUU
    um. You win. Seriously. My phobia of spiders runs so deep that video game spiders cause issues (there is a long, sordid story there if you ever want to hear it). I am the most phobic of all the people in my house (5) and they all protect me :D
    1194 days ago
  • DEBORAH2180
    "You saved your friend's life!" Whenever there is a spider lurking nearby inside my home, I call my husband or sons to kill it! When the deed is done, I say, "You saved my live!". Spiders scare me too! (and I know these spiders do not kill humans...lol)
    1196 days ago
  • JOHGLO2011
    You are a good friend! Don't care for spiders myself. :) Hope you are feeling better after your dental visit.
    1198 days ago
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