Throughout my life I’ve gotten to see and experience many incredible beautiful things. I’ve also had the pleasure of meeting some pretty incredible and beautiful people. But there’s one that stands out above all the rest, even if part of it has to do with the special relationship we have. That is my wife. She’s the most amazing woman that I’ve ever me. I’ve said many times that she gives me new reasons to love her everyday. She’s an inspiration to me. But it’s a great testament to how wonderful she is. I don’t take ‘it’ nor her for granted.
She tells me that she feels the same way about me. She tells me that no one has treated her as good as I do. She tells me that I am an inspiration to her. She swears she’ll never leave me; that I am her moon, her stars, her sun and her world. She tells me that she can feels loved by me. She has demonstrated that I can share anything with her, and despite my fears in doing that, she tells me how it draws her closer to me. She’s just amazing.
I pray everyone has someone exceptionally special in their life.
Say what? How is that possible with all the baggage I carry? I don’t know. How she puts up with me I don’t know. Perhaps it’s a testimony to the love that’s always, somehow, managed to refuse to be stuffed deep down inside, like so many other attributes have been, just to survive. Perhaps it’s a testimony as to just how far I’ve come, and that my recovery efforts are not in vain.
What does that have to do with you? Having good support comes in many forms to include family and friends, and those I mentioned in an earlier blog. If you aren’t getting the support you need, look elsewhere. Seek and ye shall find, they say. This is a journey that can be too much to go it alone.
Thanks for reading.
Wishing you much love and peace,
“Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway. For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.” ― Mother Teresa
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Thank you for posting…Sharing intimate details is scary. Thank you for being so brave and for reaching out to others through this blog. I know much of your heart in this blog. Your openness and honesty is quiet beautiful. Thank you for sharing.
‘You make the reality of what you and other victims have suffered so very clear, but we all need to know that it happened. People want to help, we want to speak up and reassure, but sometimes, we just don’t know how. We are learning, hopefully. God bless you and your journey to complete peace.’