She felt conflicted.
The heart’s yearning contradicted with the mind’s constant rationalising of right and wrong, good and evil, this and that.
Could she find it in her to take one small step, a simple leap of faith, into the seemingly unknown? What if it led to a deep abyss and she never managed to find her footing after that? But what if it led to something more, something promising?
She took a breath, trying to slow her galloping heart rate. She weighed her options gravely. She was terrified.
It was time to decide.