I came across this beautiful flower that was not only growing out of the concrete but was thriving! This little plant had not only managed to set up roots in a place that was obviously harsh and inhospitable but it had gone on to find a slit in the slab, push its delicate stem through it and go on to bloom. It was not only surviving against all odds, it was flourishing!
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The end of the year is always a solemn time for me. I settle into a quiet place where I contemplate the year that has been, trying to decide what stays and what goes. I am not quite sure what brought on this anniversary of contemplation but I suspect it has something to do with the fact that as I was growing up, Christmas time was a time of stark contrast between what I was supposed to be feeling and what my reality was.
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Nobody else does you quite like you do so learn to love everything about you; those strong, vulnerable, beautiful and damaged bits that come together to make you so uniquely awesome!