daily journal

Forty seven:

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I saw this quote on Facebook today and I’m sure it’s because I was meant to.

People can be mean. People can spread lies and  say hurtful things and try to tear you down and try to discredit or invalidate you. They can and they will.

It’s hard to lay on the hypothetical floor after a beating and ever want to get back up again. It’s hard, once you DO get back up again, to want to ever raise your voice again. To keep fighting for truth or for freedom from the cycles we get caught in.

Its hard because it’s scary and it’s messy and it’s complicated and it can hurt.

But we have GOT TO “show up anyways”.

So here I am…

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