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Between A Heart And A Cuppa

A conversation between a cup of echinacea tea and myself…

Eko B
A Taste for Life
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4 min readMay 23, 2023

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I needed some echinacea tea to combat unpredictable allergy season. Even though it doesn’t impact me as much as when I was younger, I don’t enjoy the itching eyes, feeling lethargic, and the one I despise the most is coughing. So, honey, a cup of echinacea tea, and one allergy pill daily are my best friends for the season.

This particular box of echinacea came with some pearls of wisdom… one for each tea bag. So, I began to read the quote and conversed with myself while sipping a cuppa sweetened with honey.

An unpredictable conversation in an unexpected moment brings an unpredictable unknown and magic…

Not all of those magic and unknown were pleasant. Most of them were about continuance avoidance. The discomfort that was sitting so comfortably in its proper place… to bring the illusive comfort in breathing moments.

Between the allergy and the comfort of sitting in the discomfort of reality… a great pair! Stormy and colorful… the continuance avoidance that screams, “Stop me, please, stop me!” And the other part that whispers, “Bring me in……

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Eko B
A Taste for Life

I'm in love with imperfections and possibilities. The commitment to unlock and shine by keep on putting together the broken pieces to create a masterpiece.