As I faced my maker on the last judgment
I knelt before the Lord, along with the other souls.
Before each of us, laid our lives like the squares of a quilt in many piles
An angel sat before each of us, sewing quilt squares together into tapestries that represented our lives.
As my angel took each piece of cloth off the pile,
I noticed how ragged and empty each of my squares were.
They were filled with giant holes
Each square was labled with a part
I have numerous choices in my life beyond mere survival
I have a right to discover and know my Child within
I have a right to grieve over what I didn't get that I needed or what I got that I didn't need or want
I have a right to follow my own values and standards
I have a right to recognize and accpet my own value system as appropriate
I have a right to dignity and respect
I have a right to say no to anything when I feel I am not ready, it is unsafe or violates
A strong woman doesn't need a man to make her happy. A strong woman doesn't need a man to make her feel pretty. A strong woman doesn't need a man to make her feel whole. A strong woman doesn't need a man to take care of her. A strong woman doesn't need a man to do anything for her. You see this is how i've survived and how i am surviving. I don't need a man for anything. I don't have to have a man in my life to make me happy or to make me feel complete
There is no better feeling than knowing that I had the courage to make this huge change in my life. And although sometimes its a little scary and sometimes I do get homesick but I was so tired of trying to make everyone else happy and trying to please everyone that I forgot about who I was and that my life was slipping away from my fingertips. After losing Denver and my son I wasn't able to get back on track, I couldn't get things together for some reason. And when I made this decision to go clear
We must be grateful for having been blessed with someone who has guided us to where we are today. When there has been so much love and happiness with someone it is natural to be reluctant to close such a wonderful chapter in our lives. Moving forward is rarely accomplished without considerable grief and sadness. And while our sorrow maybe profound, the clouds will clear and the sun will shine on us again. And in that warm bright light we will find ourselves facing a glorious future, a future of