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Be who you can be; Quote
“Letting go of who you are, who you feel you should be, and who others want you to be, is one of the hardest things. But, it’s the only way to find who you might be, and can be.” – Amanda Ricks
A few kind words from our readers
Amanda, sometimes I think you sneak into my head, gather up the things I’m thinking and say them — so much better!!! Let me know how the debate goes. Personally, I have no intention of going gently into that good night. I’ll be the purple-haired one in the corner raging against the dying of the …
Hi, Amanda. Today I am visiting blogs. I love what you wrote here, and I totally agree with you! I’ve been blogging since 2013 and wow it can be hard. I applaud you.I will be back for sure and read more. Have a blessed day! ✿✿✿✿✿
This is such a great post. I’ve traditionally been a fixer, yet know for myself it’s the last thing that I want in times of pain. I think that having my son has helped to inspire stand and acknowledge my own behaviour and try to think before I speak. Thanks, Amanda, for articulating this so …
I sincerely wish you the best. For a life worthy of your beautiful soul. You deserve this. Sometimes, things take time. Though as you say, everything is still always a lesson learned. Staying strong even if we find ourselves standing “alone”…is exactly right. Thank you for sharing hope for the future 🙂 ~ Although this …
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