In honor of yesterday being International Women’s Day…I wanted to give a little inspirational shout out to all the amazing and badass women out there…
Dear my fellow Women,
You are smart. You are beautiful. You are creative souls with kind hearts. You are daughters, sisters, mothers, aunts, grandmothers, godmothers, friends, neighbors. You are powerful and full of wonder. You have the ability to bear children and you are instilled with maternal instinct. You feel and you express those feelings. You are a warrior. You are more than what you look like, more than what society tells you you are, more than any gratification a compliment from a man may give you. You are magic, you are superb. You are brilliant and interesting. You have stories that need to be told. Stories that hold lessons that are untouchable if not told by you and only you. Stories that hold true love and heart. Stories about real women, walking through life, finding themselves. Stories that show scars and ways of picking yourself up, overpowering doubt and moving on. You can be everything and anything you want to be.
So often our brilliance is stifled or is misunderstood or our voices go unheard. Society shapes the ways we get treated and then tries to correct it, only to have media strike again. Walk this way, talk this way, act this way, look this way, cook, clean, be a stay at home mom. For once I just want to see the words…Think. For. Yourself. – Be. Yourself. In any shape or form that is. Own it. Be the woman you always wanted be, and maybe if you look in the mirror hard enough into your soul, you’ll realize she’s been in there all along. Give her permission to shine.
Women are the glue that hold this world together. That hold families together. The ones who create new life. The ones who nurture and care. In my opinion women are BADASS. All women. To be a woman is amazing. It’s not easy, it’s complicated, difficult, at times unmanageable. Because somehow we’ve been rendered to have all the answers; all the solutions to all the problems. But we don’t and we never will, but it is amazing. We are women and we are amazing. Tell yourself that and believe it.
Happy Women’s Day!
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