December 21st

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Strugglin
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December 21st

I came to see the damage that was done and the treasures that prevail.
--Adrienne Rich

It takes great courage to face ourselves--to look honestly and fearlessly at our behavior, especially if we have done and said things we are not proud of. We may have caused a lot of sadness in our own and others' lives. It's not easy to look at.

But let's remember, too, that what we do and say is not all of who we are. And let's also look at the treasures in ourselves--those things we have said and done that have brought great comfort, joy, and love into the lives of others.

Beneath the negative parts of ourselves, deep within us, is a kernel of good. Let's look for that as well, and water it so it can grow--so we can grow into the persons we are meant to be.

What is the best part of me, and how can I share it today?

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Re: December 21st

Thank you for those words. I try to think this way when I feel utter despair in having brought hurt to my family

I did share something good of me today.

EHAZE
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Re: December 21st

Today I had to toot my own horn and show my wife the treasure in my newly founded choices. The same fears that I use to have, i find are also being shared by my wife. So I found that I must help her look for treasures with me. Aye the pirate theme again ;) Jimi

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