I know the power of thoughts! Unfortunately, I used them in a negative way to almost completely destroy myself. I didn’t realize what I was doing at the time, but I was digging a pit deeper and deeper for myself. The journey out of the pit and to the promised land has been an adventure indeed.
The amazing thing is that I believe that my path was to go to the pit, the dark abyss, for a time to know what it really feels like to be lost and alone. It has birthed a new level of compassion within me for those that are struggling that I never had before. I feel so deeply for those that have lost hope and struggle with depression, anxiety, grief, pain and low self worth.
I realize that I had placed so much of my worth in the label I had as a mother.
I wanted nothing more than to be a wonderful mother.
When my little daughter, Olivia, unexpectedly passed away in her sleep following a brief illness, so did my worth and value in my own eyes.
I felt as though I had failed her, God and...