Fortune Favors the Brave
The gypsy fortune teller was very wise and wizened with great age. During this time of her current existence, she had told thousands of fortunes. Whispered and suggested mysterious and wonderful futures to a myriad of people. A great multitude of fools made her wealthy, as had the ambitious, vain, and greedy.
Of the down-trodden, the gentle, the forgotten, she had asked but a small token and then done her best to inspire; peering deep inside to witness their futures. Her “gift” – one not welcomed but accepted. On and on went her memories of those who sat across from her waiting breathless with anticipation for words pronouncing their fortune.
But before today, never had she viewed a woman of such gentle bravery, radiating from her being. Her soul – if you will. Her bravery shining piercingly through the air, hovering protectively as it spread out in progressive waves encompassing all.
A second glance within and the fortune teller finally understood. SHE had returned.
The fortune teller smiled a small, happy smile of relief. Holding out her hand in friendship, “hello my brave Sophia*, we meet again.” Fortune does favor the brave!
again and again
she comes forth to be heard
listen close my humans
“all life has purpose”
do you hear Sophia’s* words
echo through the ages
*Sophia, the Greek Goddess of Wisdom
And remember, small braveries are as valuable as big ones. Often more important too.
Have a great week ahead.
With sincere affection,
6 thoughts on “Be Your Own Kind of Bravery”
Now the Greeks, they could do democracy right! wonderful as always my dear friend! xx
Yes, they could (well mostly). Hello dear friend. I hope you are doing well SteJ. We live in unusual times. Thank goodness for books!!! Please take care of you! xxx
I am not too shabby my friend, reading and writing, looking for a better job, not a lot changes except the book I’m reading. I hope you are well too my friend…I miss our chats. xxx
I am well. Good luck with the job and I miss them too, SteJ. xxx
I really like this one, Penny! Thanks.
Thank you so much, Alejandro. Hoping you are doing well, my friend.