I'm not finished but I wanted to chime in right away.
I live in the Columbine neighborhood and worked with police and firefighters at Ground Zero so healing from trauma is of huge interest to me.
I've spent the last four years researching and writing about the powerful topic of Posttraumatic Growth.
These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Be bold enough to live life on your terms, and never, ever apologize for it.
Beautiful people do not just happen.” ― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. Go against the grain, refuse to conform, take the road less traveled instead of the well-beaten path. And stubbornly refuse to fit in.” ― Mandy Hale, tags: adversity, authenticity, being-yourself, boldness, breaking-the-rules, chances, dance, dancing, finding-yourself, fitting-in, getting-older, go-against-the-grain, happiness, journey-of-life, laughter, lessons, lessons-learned, life-lessons, living-life-on-your-own-terms, loving-yourself, non-conformity, overcoming-adversity, positive-thinking, road-less-traveled, rules, standing-out, taking-chances, the-single-woman, uniqueness tags: adversity, focus, inspiration, inspirational, inspirational-quotes, inspire, inspiring, keep-calm, life, life-quotes, living, optimism, optimistic, positive, positive-affirmation, positive-life, positive-thinking, stuck “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty…
You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. If we will put our trust in Him, if we will pray to Him, if we will live worthy of His blessings, He will hear our prayers.” ― Gordon B.