No matter what others see; I finally see myself as successful… I measure that success with my own ruler. All I wish for others is the same.

When I think about my life and all the trials I have overcome, it is obvious to me that it is always possible to overcome as long as I am breathing and able-bodied to do so.

I know who I am today, and what I will and will not accept long term, but it isn’t an easy task to overcome the residue of the past. The residue of poor choices is far-reaching.

My level of authenticity is constantly evolving. I have learned to go deep within and process my Truth based on each situation I face. My actions, words, beliefs, and values are all based on the way I think.

There are no longer doubts that linger in my mind about who I am and what I am truly capable of. My mindset is most definitely about GROWTH. It doesn’t matter to me what others believe about me, I am all about what I believe and the state of my mind.

I am determined to BE present and live out loud! Why? Because there is someone who needs me to. It’s my purpose to elevate my authentic voice. I’m grateful to walk in my purpose.

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No disrespect intended towards either of the two women that I greatly respect, but I need to modify that statement to say, “…when you know better, you need to make better choices.”