Copyright © 2012 by Carole Wood
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It was only now that I could clearly see it was my own choices that had led me to this point. Mine alone. I had made some bad decisions but at the time it seemed like I had little choice. Evidently the right thing wasn’t always the best. I had learned that the hard way.
Staring upwards into the sheeting rain, I let the ice-cold water drench my face and hair. I was kneeling in a deep puddle that was fast turning to mud on the Cole’s front lawn. Zach’s voice drifted in and out of my right ear from nearby but I wasn’t concentrating on him.