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In our lives, we have two or three opportunities to be a hero, but almost every day, we have the opp

Monday, October 29, 2007

Ouch! That quote hits home; it's definitely something I needed to see today. My cowardly behavior is something I need to address. How many opportunities pass without me speaking up? Not taking a stand on controversial issues, but something as simple as offering comfort and support to a fellow sufferer. I lived in an abusive situation for so many years, where being a coward was a good survival technique. The punishment for speaking was painful and I was constantly reminded I had nothing to offer anyone.
I am no longer living in that world. No one will hurt me or punish me for just being myself. I have experience, strength and hope to offer others. My past is my greatest asset.
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