The “or” in choices
The day began a bit strange. Because it should have begun the way it usually does. With the alarm buzzing and her hand emerging from under the covers to slam it silent. Then she would roll over the other side. And two minutes later jump out of bed having just realised she was supposed to get up and go to work.
But today it was different.
The alarm didn’t go off.
Or rather. It did. She just didn’t hear it.
And she suddenly found herself wavering between options. Or rather dilemmas. She could get up and go to work, making up an excuse for her tardiness. Or she could stay in bed and call in sick. But then she should also cancel her coffee appointments, in case somebody from work happened to see her. Or she could change them to house calls instead of café meetings.
She could chose to get up and deal with the world. Or she could stay in bed and pretend it’s all hushed away.
Either way, she had to make a decision.
We all do. There is always an “or” in whatever choice we need to make. It just depends on the perspectives we see things at any given moment. And how we choose to react to the options that lie before us.
Also part of Daily Prompt: Or