Forgot your password?

We just sent you an email, containing instructions for how to reset your password.

Sign in

  • I walked the line and it made me sad. I stepped over the line and it made me crazy. We think that our actions are unique and ripple through the universe changing the lives of others but our actions may just be a repetition of what happened before. Maybe we are pushed by forces we can't see to take action to fulfill the wishes made by others to complete a pattern that must be completed. Maybe hesitation is not misplaced. If more people hesitated and contemplated instead of acting, maybe the ripples would subside and there would be peace. Maybe we can break the patterns through hesitation.

    [photo by Emmy Ann Horstkamp]
    • Share

    Connected stories:

About

Collections let you gather your favorite stories into shareable groups.

To collect stories, please become a Citizen.

    Copy and paste this embed code into your web page:

    px wide
    px tall
    Send this story to a friend:
    Would you like to send another?

      To retell stories, please .

        Sprouting stories lets you respond with a story of your own — like telling stories ’round a campfire.

        To sprout stories, please .

            Better browser, please.

            To view Cowbird, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer.