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They say life is like a game of chess. Winning is all about the strategy. I guess I've been wearing my mind on my sleeve and my heart is in my stomach. I do not want to play. However, life made the first move now I am forced to defend myself. I am but a pawn. What can I do?

You are not a pawn, my child. Besides, I provided the board and all the pieces. I am with you in your defense.

I have only Hope, Joy, Peace, Self-control, Patience, Kindness, Goodness and Mildness. If these are captured what defense have I? Love, my Queen and Faith, my King will be in jeopardy if all my pawns are captured.

Send in the Calvary. I have knighted Endurance. He will work with Prayer who is a Bishop. They will protect Love and Faith, your Queen and King.

But I don't want to play.

LOOK! Wisdom is in the castle. I see that your side is well prepared for your defense.

Why am I forced to play? I just want to enjoy life without all the headaches and sacrifices.

I told you I was with you. Look at the board. You are in check, but Life cannot move without exposing his king.

Stalemate? How is this helpful?

You still have Queen Love and King Faith and you live to play again.

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Reviewed by jude forese
the game must go on...
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Wonderful dialog !!!
Reviewed by Oisín Breen
its a good premise, setting characters
well written
keep it up
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Excellent Netta, makes us put our thinking caps on!Like your attitude;-)!
Reviewed by Jessica Stanfield
Wow! Impressive! I really liked this. My husband and I wrote one that is similar, but yet quite different. I need to dig it out and post it, but this reminded me of the poem we wrote and I thank you for that and for such an excellent write!
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
This was so outstanding, Loving your analogy here,

Absolutely wonderful!

Reviewed by na na (Reader)
Very good. I can't play chess, but i am the Knight of the "wrong" table. Does tht count for anything.
P.S. I ride my horse backwards so i can't see where I am going, but I will know where I have been. My friends call me crazy. Good write. You will go far. Bill Murray
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