I actually believed that one day I would fly like a bird
I especially liked hummingbirds and thought that my spirit wings went as fast as theirs, and that made me so happy. Deep in my heart and in secret I would tell myself ‘My life is mine to live, I am the boss of me because God said so.’ Where did that come from?
To my dismay, I discovered that God gave the world the law of polarity, and I soon found myself on the other end of the spectrum. From a free spirit I was now a caged bird.
My beautiful wings were clipped by my 1st-grade school teacher
My “I am free” mantra faded into a whisper, but it was never silenced, however, for now I was singing a different tune. And it sounded something like “Get me out of this school!”
I learned quickly how to lie
In fact I was taught how to lie by my teacher on the very day that I learned about polarities.
The story of how I learned to lie goes something like this
Mom packed my lunch on that fated day. A peanut butter and jelly sandwich along with a big hunk of white cake with sugary frosting for desert. The cake was my favourite. All morning while sitting in class all I could think about was sinking my teeth into that yummy cake.
The lunch bell rang and we all ran to get our lunch box
I happily agreed when a girl in the class asked me to switch seats with her. I eagerly took my lunch to the third seat from the front…the row right in front of the teacher’s desk. I ate my cake first and I remember thinking, “Make sure you clean up all the cake crumbs”, “leave the desk spotless”. And that’s exactly what I did.
The bell rang out, calling the students to return for afternoon class. When I got back to my seat, my teacher, like Ursula from The Little Mermaid, hovered over me blowing steam from her ears, nose and mouth while screaming