The snow falling outside her upstairs window was a picturesque and peaceful scene. It was a Christmas card image come to life. As she sipped her chamomile tea and stared out at the fresh, pure white precipitation painting the canvas of her world, she couldn’t help but feel the sharp contrast between what was taking place outside and the turmoil swirling inside her head. Or more accurately, her heart.
© 2021 Raelyn Pracht