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Aug 2014
I spoke with my mother once about
feeling good in one's own skin
and she opened up to me
about the many times she's brought up
taking care of myself.
For years I thought it was because
I simply wasn't good enough,
that was until she shared with me,
"I want nothing more for you than to help you
create a life where you feel as beautiful as you already are."
I guess it never occurred to me that I was
Copyright 08-25-2014 Elizabeth Lawrence ©
*Written for my beautiful mother who continuously
helps me see the best in myself when all I seem to
notice is the worst. She's my very own, real life hero.*
Elizabeth Lawrence
Written by
Elizabeth Lawrence  Massachusetts
     --- and Ilion gray
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