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Shimmering Threads of Gold

Saturday, November 8, 2014

In years past, a spider carefully spun a web of shimmering threads of the most fine of fools gold. The web was captivating, engaging, and gave the appearance of safety, and solace, to unknowing souls.

Years later souls that confused the web, carefully crafted with false beauty, were drawn to the fabulously fabricated trap that would entangle not only their bodies, but minds, souls, and spirits.

The allure, the spider maliciously created, drew those whose hearts were easily swayed by the spider's charisma, and false appearance of security and stability. They knew not the intentions of their entrapment, and inevitable demise of their inner most beings, and their still forming minds.

They, themselves, were wound tightly in the web of deceit that was meant for the destruction of another.

Although the one the beauty, and falsehoods, had originally been meant for had been entwined, and held captive for years, it finally found an area, a flaw in the web, through which it could make its escape from the snarled web of destruction.

With its escape it looked back and shed tears for those still under the spell of the spider's charisma and stronghold. The freed captive wasn't actually free at all with the others that continued to be stuck in the midst of the mirage initiated for the one that had once been enslaved.

The heart of the "freed" captive remained with those that chose to remain blinded by the seductiveness of the subtle trickery of the one that sought total control over the one that got away.

There will come a day when those still entrapped will, themselves, be freed. When that day comes, the original captive will rejoice, and life will begin once more for all.


Rob-bear November 9, 2014 at 10:36 AM  

"Hmmmm," said the Bear, scratching his head a bit. "Interesting images, confusing insights."

Blessings and Bear hugs!

UncleGlen November 9, 2014 at 11:19 AM  

It will take time Teri, but they will see eventually.

Claudia Schlottman November 15, 2014 at 10:04 AM  

Hey, Teri! I see this piece as a declaration of freedom coupled with the understanding that none of us is alone in anything. I've been off the grid for a while doing some detangling of my own, and the liberation is incalculable. I honor your freedom and, as always, you willingness to tell your truths. XO

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