The prompt for this week’s 100 Word Challenge For Grown Ups was ‘ take a leap of faith’.
A Leap Of Faith
It was only a short step but a very long drop.
“You can do it love,” I whispered, “Give me your hand, you’ll be fine. Just don’t look down”
Heights had always scared her. She still couldn’t believe he’d persuaded her to come up here in the first place. The light was fading fast, she knew she couldn’t stay here much longer. All she had to do was stretch out, take his hand and she would be safely across the gap.
“OK. I’m ready,” she shouted.
As she stepped into the void I pulled my hand away. Free of her at last!