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Shifting Winds


It takes a courageous hand to steer this ship in choppy waters.

Life is but a grain of sand on the infinity of all the shores on the universe. But that is so romantic and so hard to remember in the day-to-day grind. With each new dawn comes another chance to make life work a little better. And with each new acquaintance comes a new experience of joy and sorrow to replace those we may lose along the way.

Life goes up, down, in circles, in cycles, crisscross, but rarely in a straight path. Thus it makes it difficult to understand.

Minnie Estelle Miller

Still a writer.


Author: Minnie E. Miller

Author and Mz Minerva Publishing--Minnie Estelle Miller founder. I have spent years in politics in Chicago as a 20-something, wide eyed lady. And later in Los Angeles, San Francisco and finally back to Chicago. As a retiree, my days are filled with creative writing and posting on writing groups. I am still working on my memoir, don't go on Facebook or other social media. I truly believe that social media as we know it today is going to implode one day in the future. My WordPress acct. is email is

2 thoughts on “Shifting Winds

  1. Funny how minds converge. I have written your same thought in different terms. The way I write it is, Life is a grain of sand on the beach of our galaxy. How tickled I am to see another person seeing life from this perspective.


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