In April of 2011, my beloved older brother died unexpectedly and tragically.
In my darkest hour of grief, I stepped outside into a heavy thunderstorm and pouring rain, feeling utterly alone, not caring if I was struck by lightning. The storm of pain inside me matched the raging storm outside.
In those first months, it seemed that the well of tears would never stop. Gradually, however, I realized that my soul was being washed clean by the waters of forgiveness.
Slowly the storm clouds became less intense and my chest opened up, inhaling the fresh clean air and exhaling the ‘letting go’.
A new dawn was breaking in my life. Nothing would ever be the same again, but life without my brother continued regardless.
Gradually, acceptance, understanding, and surrender filtered in and settled in my soul star.
Every day and at every stage of our lives, we have a choice, and then there is Grace. Acceptance that you are loved unconditionally by your Creator brings the gift of self-worth. All the glory of God’s perfection is within us. You have been created to be you. Only you can be you! Be the best version of you, starting today.