Counseling, Coaching, Psychology, Therapy

I’ve Got a Friend in Me

on November 23, 2015

Dogpaddling Through Life

When I was in my 20s and still hoping there was a God out there, I read a magazine called Guideposts.Most of it was that mushy stuff that is supposed to be inspiring, but sounded like a bunch of wishful thinking to me.

But I did read one story in that magazine that I’ve carried with me throughout my life.

10158-SizeThe writer talked about growing up in hellish conditions, and how she’d looked for someone to lean on for support to make it through. She never found anyone. Then oneday when she was contemplating suicide, she realized that the only person she could ever truly depend on was herself. Since she’d had that realization, she’d quit blaming others, including God, for not being there for her, and focused on being there for herself.

9e22e5cb9e8d04d5e38325e32f3d7a3fI don’t believe in a god but I do believe in myself.My life was…

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