Reading Time: 10 minutes
Dancing in the Light
Shamanic Short Story
She had a twin brother and she was so grateful for him because he was her shield, her protector, her hero.
Melissa was petite and delicate while Marshal was tall and athletic.
She had honey-brown straight hair while Marshal’s hair was a curly bold red-auburn.
The only thing that was identical in these twins was their golden eyes.
It had not always been like this, however
When Melissa was 9 years old, Marshal and her were identical but for their genders.
Her hair was more fiery at that time. It shone under the sun as she played in the fields.
They played together climbing trees and seeking adventures in the forest around their home, and she was pretty strong. Her legs were muscular. Her wrists were strong and she could open any stubborn jar lid easily, just like Marshal.
They loved to run along the shores, swim in the ocean and collect shells.
“The power of the ocean is dancing inside this shell,” Melissa would declared.
“I can feel the dance of the universe,” Marshall would whisper, for he loved dance.
“You are like […]