Linda G. Hill

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One-Liner Wednesday – Words and Grace

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Walking along the trail a few days ago, I passed a woman who said to me, “It’s hard being graceful, isn’t it?”
I smiled, feeling an oaf. Had I the quick wit to do so immediately, I would have replied, “Some of us are graceful on the outside; some express grace through our words.”

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40 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday – Words and Grace

  1. And she was…..a princess?

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  2. That’s when you just want to smile and say, “It’s hard being tactful, too,” then continuing to walk onward as if nothing important just happened. 🙂

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  4. Man, what a juicy slice of humble pie that retort could have been! And so true!

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  10. Oh, I know all about being graceful with words Linda, as my body is certainly far from it! 🙂

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  14. That would have been an excellent response. Don’t you hate it when the greatest replies come too late? Happens to me often.

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  18. I am always amazed at the things people say. It’s clear they don’t think first.

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  21. I would have lifted my chin and said in a precise voice “Rude” and without looking her way, I’d have carried on.

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  22. I would have found it hard not to respond with;
    “You think so? I’m really f*!#ing graceful, thank you very much.”

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