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By @maaria_pizzaria

Entry #2

Sunday, September 19th, 2021 10:03 P.M EST

There comes a time in everyone’s life where you have to make a decision. That decision can either lead to good, or lead to bad. It won’t be easy. Nothing like, say there’s a fork in the road, and you must choose which path to go on. Let me give you a visual. You’re sprinting down a path in a forest, desperately searching for a place to hide you from the monster, when you see the sky beginning to get darker… or are the leaves getting thicker? You arrive upon a V, dividing the one path you’re on into two. One leads to your destination, a moonlight grove with running streams, flowers, and endless vines. The other is nearly black, with the slightest of stars lighting the sky. Owls swoop from the trees, picking up mice who decided to search for food at the wrong time. Ravens caw, and the wind picks up, swooping a heap of leaves in your direction. Which path do you choose? Pretty easy right? The first, because it describes the haven you’re looking for. The other has danger written all over it. Have I guessed your choice? Hopefully, you chose neither path, because they’re both used as a trap to lure you deeper into the forest, making it nearly impossible for you to escape. You decide to turn around and head back the way you came. Good choice. If you’re smart enough, and using your gut feeling in real-life uncomfortable or scary-type situations, getting out of them should be as easy as making the decision in this story.

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