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  • We giggled our way into the room, afraid, unsure, confused, but willing.

    When we finally sat down, we realized we'd forgotten to take our shoes off, so I did and it left you in a quandary. That was until a face from the past began to haunt the room and you fled in fear of your emotional life, which you were fighting so hard to cultivate for the better.

    I stayed and I sat, cross-legged, and felt the urge to close my eyes. It was partly due to sleep deprivation and partly due to uncertainty.

    What would happen? What were we doing? Was I okay with this? What would it lead to?

    The urge to close my eyes continued for most of the session. Flashes of yellow light flickered in front of my closed eyelids. I would open them to see what it could be and find nothing there. It turned out that the faeries were dancing around us all that night.

    Then a voice from the space behind me, questioning, wondering, hoping, praying. And a few more voices after that until one of the voices raged back and we all broke into laughter at the humanity of the moment.

    I felt emotions swirling within and around me the entire time, but I was mostly struck with my own composure and peace of mind. Emotions would rise up through my chest, whirling around this solid state of calm, only to break out in the people immediately surrounding me. Yet, towards the end even my tears finally begin to fall. Not out of sadness or anything negative, but simply out of compassion and understanding for the pain being bared.

    Still, every question that was asked was a question I needed answered, and every answer given was one I needed to hear and finally all the pieces of these past times fell into place, and our time together began to fade.

    I had a long walk ahead of me through the dark and dangerous streets of Savannah so I took off into the night as quickly as I could. Thankfully, I knew these spirits, these beautiful beings of light I had just spent the evening with, were with me every step of the way. I also knew that my heart had cracked open to new depths once more and I was witnessing the beginning of a new...a new...a new...anew.

    To Be Continued...
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