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Sometimes We Need To Fall Apart

Friday, November 02, 2012

Sometimes We Need To Fall Apart
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We don't always have to be strong.

Sometimes our strength is expressed in being vulnerable.

Sometimes we need to fall apart to regroup and stay on track.

We all have days when we cannot push any harder,
cannot hold back self-doubt,
cannot stop focusing on fear,
cannot be strong.

There are days when we cannot focus on being responsible.
Sometimes we cry in front of people.
We expose our tiredness, irritability, or anger.
Those days are okay.

Part of taking care of ourselves means we give ourselves
permission to "fall apart" when we need to.
We do not need to be perpetual towers of strength.

We ARE strong.

We have proven that our strength will continue if we allow us
the courage to feel scared, weak, and vulnerable when we need
to experience those feelings.

Today, help me to know that it is okay
to allow myself to be human.

Help me not to feel guilty or punish myself
when I need to "fall apart."

~Author unknown~
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CBEVNOW 11/7/2012 10:12PM

    thanks , so nice and we do need to just stop and smell the flowers.

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WILSLM70 11/4/2012 5:57PM

    thank you for sharing

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WENDYJM4 11/3/2012 8:23PM

    great poem.

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DEE107 11/3/2012 12:12AM

    thank you

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BRAVEONE92 11/2/2012 10:30PM

    Thanks for a great Blog. We all need to read this
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CHANGING4ME49 11/2/2012 11:34AM

    LOVE this! Thank you for sharing.

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CHARMIN944 11/2/2012 11:16AM

    The Holy Spirit must have moved you to post this. It was right on time and the perfect thing I needed today. God bless you!

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SILVER1369 11/2/2012 9:13AM

    Thank you for sharing this. I was in need of this. emoticon

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