Tears trickled down from her eyes.
“How can you do this to us after all we’ve done for you?”
“Because I’ve my dreams to achieve”
Until then, she was so accustomed to living the life that she’d been living so far, that she never thought about living it any other way. But all this time, she’d known. Even in the comfort that she had lived so far, there was always an underlying uneasiness, a hunger that was never satiated. But that day something changed within her and she could see what she wanted.
Leaving the comfort of her parents was difficult, yet she knew she had to. But she didn’t want to leave it for the sake of someone she didn’t love.
She’d been called a runaway. But she had no regrets. Nothing ever came easy. Nothing ever came without change. It had taken a lot of hard work, but now she was successful.
The phone rang breaking her chain of thought.
“Hello”, she said confidently.
The voice at the other end whispered. It was a voice that she knew very well, even after all these years.
“Mother!”, she said as she almost leaped with joy while tears trickled down from her eyes.
I am taking part in The Write Tribe Problogger October 2017 Blogging Challenge
Today’s prompt is “You can choose courage or you can choose comfort [but] you cannot have both” – Brene Brown