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a stone

a stone

We say: as cold as a stone. Why are stones cold? They usually adopt the temperature of their surrounding, like chameleons. When it’s sunny they are hot, when it’s wind they are cold. We also say: to have a heart of stone or Stone dead. The truth is we have no idea about stone life. It seems to rest forever in one place, untouched and solid. But if we decide to observe their secret lives we will see they move. Maybe not as fast as a snail as they are never in a rush, always pretty relaxed. A stone can be your best friend. Can always be with you, in your pocket, firm and loyal. When you feel lonely you can hold it in your hand and feel the warmth of its heart. As hot as a stone.

Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcdnry/

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a nun

a nun

Yesterday I spotted a young nun walking on the street. She was incredibly pretty and graceful. Her peaceful face was reflecting her soul – pure and noble. She passed the bus stop and and her sight stopped on two young women, wearing short dresses, high heels and red lipstick. They were very feminine and attractive. The nun looked at them a bit surprised. I saw a flair of envy in her eyes. Was she like them before she had chosen living in isolation and sacrificed her youth to God? Did her heart break after seeing what she had lost? The ladies giggled. The last night party was good…

Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/celinet/