A deeply moving Reblog. I could see and embrace my own journey as I read JoAnna’s post ~ Being Strong. It’s wonderful to see a woman (or man) look back and recognize that they truly chose to be strong. ❤
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“You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.” Bob Marley
I discovered this quote at Behind the White Coat: https://doctorly.wordpress.com/2016/07/27/%e2%80%8bwho-knew-a-broken-blue-sky/
I like that Bob Marley quote. But I believe we always have a choice. There are many times when I’ve felt like I had to be strong, like for my kids after the divorce. I could have fallen apart, but I didn’t, at least not in front of the kids. I didn’t give up because I had a responsibility to my children. And I didn’t want to hurt my parents.
Deep down, I knew there was the possibility that things could better though I did not know how.
I could have been stronger and not gotten involved in that rebound from hell, but in my grief, I made some poor choices. There were may points of choice along the way. Ultimately, thankfully, I made…
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