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A tale of a scar

Being brave

By GhazalPublished 2 months ago 3 min read
A tale of a scar
Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash

Once upon a time, there was a young girl named Lily who loved to explore the world around her.

She grew up in a small town surrounded by beautiful forests, rolling hills, and a river that flowed through the heart of the town. Every day, Lily would venture into the woods, climb trees, and ride her bike along the river.

One beautiful morning, Lily woke up early and decided to explore a new area she had never been to before. As she rode her bike through the woods, she marveled at the beauty of the trees and the chirping of the birds. Eventually, she came across a steep slope that led down to the river.

Lily knew it was dangerous, but her adventurous spirit got the better of her, and she decided to slide down the slope.

As she slid down, her foot got caught in some tree roots, and she tumbled down the slope, hitting several rocks along the way. When she finally stopped, she felt a sharp pain in her left leg. She tried to stand up, but her leg gave way, and she fell back down. Looking down, she saw a deep cut on her leg, just above her ankle.

Lily realized that she was in trouble, but she was far from home and didn't know what to do. She took a deep breath, pulled out her phone, and dialed her mother's number. Her mother answered the phone, and Lily explained what had happened.She could hear the fear in her mother's voice, and she knew that she needed to stay calm.

Her mother instructed her to stay put and told her she would come to her. Lily watched as the sun started to set, feeling alone and scared. After what felt like an eternity, her mother finally arrived with a first aid kit. Only then did Lily look at her leg and realize how serious her injury was. Her mother cleaned the wound, applied an antiseptic, and took her to the hospital where she received medical attention.

Lily's leg took several weeks to heal, and when the bandages finally came off, she was left with a large scar on her leg. At first, Lily was embarrassed by the scar and afraid that people would stare at it. She would wear long pants or leggings to cover it up, even in the hot summer months.

But as time went on, Lily began to realize that her scar was a part of her story. It was a reminder of the day she decided to explore something new, even when it was dangerous. It was evidence of her bravery and adventurous spirit. The scar became a badge of honor, showing that she had survived a difficult experience , and that she had triumphed in the face of adversity.

As Lily grew older, she learned to embrace the scar and the story behind it. Whenever someone asked her about it, she would smile and tell them about the adventure that led to her injury. It became something that made her unique, something that made her stand out from the crowd.

Years later, when Lily had children of her own, she would tell them the story of her scar. She encouraged them to embrace their own scars, whether physical or emotional, and to treat them as badges of honor. She wanted her children to know that scars are not something to be ashamed of, but something to be celebrated. Scars tell a story, and that story is a part of who we are. So , we should be brave enough to embrace all our scars and insecurities.


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