R is for Ruby #atozchallenge #flashfiction

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Vacation in India

“Chris, look at these. Wouldn’t they look beautiful in the sun room? Oh, and I have to buy that tunic. That ruby color and print are amazing. No one will have that back home.”
Mira continued talking, but Chris remembered the breathing techniques they’d learned at their workshop earlier and concentrated on his breathing – filling his abdomen and chest and then slowly releasing.

In
om one,
om two,
om three.

Out
om one,
om two,
om three,
om four,
om five,
om six.

He heard the yoga guru’s voice: Your mind is the vast ocean and your thoughts just waves on the surface. Watch them come and go.
His peace was interrupted by Mira’s voice. “Chris! Chris? You haven’t been listening, have you?”

 

 

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This post is part of the Blogging from A to Z April Challenge. My theme is color. Come back tomorrow to see what I come up with for the letter S. Want to check out other bloggers’ posts? Go here.

 

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