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Words may be descriptors on our life’s map,
but they aren’t necessarily
the territory through which we journey…
~Calensariel Feanare

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So the first challenge in part 2 of Roberta Allen’s book The Playful Way to Knowing Yourself was a bit more taxing than I thought it would be. I tried very hard to be objective, but there was no getting around the fact that my relationship with one of my parents was very difficult.

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What words would you use to describe your mother?
“`pretty
“`shy
“`angry
“`smart
“`wounded
“`insecure
“`judgmental
“`determined

What words would you use to describe your father?
“`musical
“`adventurous
“`philanderer
“`poet
“`optimistic
“`fun
“`sentimental

What words would your mother use to describe you?
“`self-centered
“`rebellious
“`smart
“`unattractive
“`spoiled
“`determined
“`gregarious

What words would your father use to describe you?
“`smart
“`sociable
“`stubborn
“`studious
“`curious
“`shy
“`artistic

Okie dokie! There they are for good or ill…

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In response to The Sandbox Writing Challenge 17 — Part 2

(Picture Credit: territory — moocnewsandreviews.com / Indiana Jones — stancarey.wordpress.com)

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