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Yesterday, I Was.....Today, I Am.....

Yesterday, I was.....
A writer with no words to write An author with nothing to publish An artist with a blank canvas A singer without a song to sing A runner, with no sense of direction and going nowhere fastAn athlete with no game to play A teacher who has nothing to teach Guarded and afraid to love another manA parent who felt unsure as I faced problem and challenges of motherhoodI was a prisoner of my pastLiving in fear
Today, I am.....
A writer who has much to say An author who will tell her storyAn artist who has created the vision I want for my lifeA singer with a song in my heart and praise in my mouth. Taking the necessary steps to move my life in a more meaningful directionLearning to succeed at this game called life A mother who taught her daughters to love themselves mind, body and soulA mother who taught her daughters to surround themselves with positive people Vulnerable and willing to take the risk of loving againLearning from my mistakes and becoming a better parent and…

Happy Birthday Mother

To be a mother at 16 was not an easy task
I am sure you were frightened and did not know what to do
You probably cried day and night, but you had to see this journey through
My father said I was not his and for both you and me it was a horrible day
Unlike him, you did not have the option to turn and walk away

Nine months later I entered the world
They swaddled me in cloth and introduced you to your baby girl
There were many nights you did not get much sleep
There were good times and bad times, regardless I was yours to keep
We have had disagreements, but with prayer and the will of God, we made it through

The sun did not shine always and there were several days of rain
With God’s grace and mercy together we crossed milestones and we made it through the pain
Thank you for giving me life and being my eyes when I could not see
Thank you for your encouragement and believing in me
Thank you for being there for my girl's from the very start
You will always have a special place in our h…