It Doesn’t Take Much

It doesn’t take much to shake confidence.

Brick by brick, you structure a world with truths and practices you trust are best—

sure—

guaranteed with positive outcomes.

And then the slight shift,

the murmur of doubt.

It doesn’t take a crushing blow—only the soft winds of uncertainty,

the weighted air of disappointment. And collapse threatens.

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About apronheadlilly

wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
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2 Responses to It Doesn’t Take Much

  1. I’m Catholic and grew up in the 50’s. It doesn’t take much for the guilt complex to settle in for a good stay for no real reason. 🙂 But, I work on it every day. 🙂

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