Smile and Let It Be

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A writer can take you from fiction to truth in a few words. Stories based on fact can weave in and out from make believe to reality. Fact taken as fiction and fiction as fact, as black and white becomes shades of gray.

The crafting of thoughts is the skill of a wordsmith as a pallet of white begins to shape a story painted by words. Images of time and places begin to take shape. Characters take on life and personality. Words breathe life into another story, another tale from the imagination of a writer.

You read and you wonder, “Is it true what he writes and is it about him? Is it a story from the possibilities of life or the human condition or a story based on the truth with artistic license to create what could be?”

Smoke and mirrors, perhaps, with truth appearing as illusion and fiction as reality, a mystery of words known only to the wordsmith. Is it better to know the answers or just to read, to smile and let it be?

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Categories: attitude, Bible, Christian, encouragement, faith, family, friends, hope, inspiration, Life, Love, marriage, memories, Reflections, Spirituality, thoughts | 2 Comments

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2 thoughts on “Smile and Let It Be

  1. I’d rather smile and read . . .enjoy the gift of the writer. Thank you.

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  2. Good thoughts. I guess it comes down to which is more important: understanding the story or the storyteller.

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