I would say your piece broke my heart and maybe it did, but the broken part was healed by the rest of your story, just as you were. Your gumption and resilience is astounding. You are a hero, Angiest. Don’t believe anything less. You live an heroic life because you face adversity and survive.
What would twelve year old me, have to say about where I am today — A letter to my parents
I ponder. Not the vast intricacies of my origin, but the sole purpose of my existence. There is no worst feeling than that of failure on account of one’s inability to weigh options. What good is strength if it proves incompetent when…
Angiest….you are in the right track.
Prophet Mohammad supported you when 1425 years ago said…” whoever of you see the bad deed should change it with his hand. If not able, then by his voice. If not able, then by his heart. And that is the per minimum of faith”.
Keep it up. Like you make America great.
Gray…. Interesting notion . Important. Life in the gray . Yet the devil loves the gray area . Let me explain. We see life in terms of black and white, just like goerge bush the son. With us or against us. But life would vanish with this thinking . Between the white and the black is the whole spectrum that people miss .