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Today I Broke

How A Tiny Act Of Kindness Helped Me Put Myself Back Together

Today I broke.

Shattered into a million tiny sharp pieces.

If you had been paying attention, it didn’t come as a surprise.

My boundaries had been weakening, the burdens I had been carrying kept getting heavier, and the grace I was trying to give myself was shrinking.



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Jenni Brennan, Changing Perspectives

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