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Hidden Clues


Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Funny thing about blogs. I sometimes find that what I don't put in them, is just as revealing and illuminating as what is written. I recently wrote a love letter to myself. I wrote it spontaneously and from the heart with no pre-meditation of the topic. Lo and behold, when I reread it I was kind of amazed that I did not include my health accomplishments this year. The fact that I lost over 40 pounds and continue to exercise 5 or more times a week. All my love went to my personality and character - the inner me not the outer one. It kind of reveals what is important to me. Yes, I want to be healthy and look good - don't we all. However, what I value in myself is how I walk through the world. That I do it with dignity, grace and kindness and that is never dependent on a number on a scale. Somethings like weight and our God given appearance isn't always in our control but how I conduct myself during my stay on this planet is what counts. Just thought I would share the inspiration that came from what I didn't put in my love letter.
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CHRISTINASP 2/7/2013 8:42AM

    Impressive. Thank you for sharing.

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A-NEW-TARA 2/7/2013 12:01AM

    I think very much the same way. It is far more important to me the footprint I leave in the world rather than how deep that footprint is. I loved your love letter to yourself, I'm so glad you recognize the beauty that is Wendy.
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SLENDERELLA61 2/6/2013 5:33PM

    What an awesome love letter! Your priorities are obviously not shallow ones, but values of great significance. Good for you!! I admire you greatly!! -Marsha

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REFFIE1 2/6/2013 5:24PM

    Yes, just after I wrote it, it struck me as different from some of the other love letters I saw. Then I figured out why.

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FELINEBETTER 2/6/2013 5:05PM

    Wow! Did you come to this revelation on your own? I never noticed this at all until you pointed it out! That's all the more reason to be proud of yourself! Very cool!

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