A touch stone

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Be the Change.”

Today is Friday. Like others Emma is in a happy mood and eager to go home early. She plans to  take a long walk with her dog, make international call to her family, bake cookies for the charity event in her neighborhood. She turns her head slowly to the other corner of the room and notices how the cheerful office staffs are discussing about the delicious cheese cake they baked, or the wonderful gifts  they have received for Christmas and about the New Year’s Eve party. Emma smiles and thinks to herself that ‘ Yes there are so many ways to enjoy the life’. Then Emma adjusts her eye-glass and tries to concentrate on  her article on the’ Global warming’.

Emma wants to create a magic  through her journal. Creation is fun. She loves to play with the words and bring the reality to the reader. Writing is one of the most powerful technique and a perfect pathway to communicate with the readers. Emma as a student of Psychology and her deep interest in the recent psychological researches understands, that the readers attitude shift to become more congruent with the ideas expressed in a creative writing. Emma slowly moves her thick bangs from her forehead and concentrate on her writing.  She tries to add more powerful words and more reality to touch the readers. The words one chooses in the writing, reveal a lot about one’s thoughts and attitude. Her strong determination is to inspire, motivate and change  the reader’s mind. She always like to see the world through optimistic lens. Emma looks at her final draft for the last time then hits the ‘Send’ button.

Emma loves bringing smile to others.  The main purpose of her  creative writing is not only to uplift the spirit of others but also to be a strong voice against  the animal  cruelty, child labor, human trafficking, women’s right and global warming. She rests her chin in her hand, her  elbow on the table and looks outside through the glass window. The overcast morning has settled into a beautiful afternoon, high clouds rolling  across the blue sky.

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  1. maddmombetty
    Jan 03, 2015 @ 05:44:22

    I am enjoying learning about Emma and her life. Keep the stories coming!

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Hello and Namaste to my wonderful bloggers and readers. I am Lekha, grew up in one of the beautiful city of Odisha in the mystical land India. My paternal grandmother was a perfect story teller- stories of brave kings and queens to stories of freedom fighters, to stories on kindness,honesty, compassion, truthfulness. As soon as I learned to read, my marvelous adventures started through the fairy tales, the mysteries, the classics and the autobiographies. O’ Yes, it was lots of fun! At middle school my imagination started to take wings into short stories and sometimes in sketching. In 1987 I came to USA to continue my education in Psychology. Life got busy with my son and daughter in their school,library, music class, dance class, tennis, soccer, scout, debate...Staying active is very important for me.So after work, I enjoy going to different classes - kickboxing, RIPP, PiYo and Yoga. I have a deep affection and respect to Nature. For me winter is the champion. During winter vacation it is always delightful to hike on the gorgeous,stunning and beautiful snowy mountains in different national parks. After the children started their own lives, enormous time has poured into my weekends. I decide to do devout my time in volunteering. But still I could not satisfy my hunger and craving to do something more. One evening, I was reading some article on international issues on children, women,and on animal cruelty, which were very disturbing, traumatic and sad.I could not stop my tear or could not sleep. It is very hard to see others in suffering. Life is more fulfilling and rich when you help others, when you bring smile on others. “ Be a rainbow in someone else’s clouds.”- Maya Angelou. So I start to write again. I want my writing to be a strong voice for others in distress; for the innocent animals,for children, for women, on global warming and for all other social causes. Sometimes the truth is hard to digest but I am determined to reflect on those topics to make my readers aware on social issues. And I am thankful to WordPress for providing this wonderful platform to express my observation, views and dreams. I hope you explore the stories,enjoy and leave appropriate comments.

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