Deciding to Accept My Indecision

Discovering strength in ambivalence

Vivian McInerny

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Photo by Keith Luke on Unsplash

I walked barefoot along the water’s edge where the sand and the sea and the sky blurred to gray. Cracked crab shells and jellyfish littered the beach. I kept my focus on my feet but sensed a slick dark figure bobbing in the breakers; a body surfer in a wetsuit, I figured. I turned to look. Muted light on the waves bounced and rolled like pewter…

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Vivian McInerny

Career journalist, essayist, fiction writer, and life-long spirit-quester.