"Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth." --Katherine Mansfield
My dear blogger friend Krista asked me to be a guest blogger and answer the question "What Inspires You?" I wasn't at all sure what I was going to write, I knew I wanted to talk about parenting inspirations and the role models my sisters were to me. I was surprised by how it turned out and sent Krista an apology along with my post. Then I was still nervous about linking to it here. As it turned out my friend Rebecca was wrestling with the exact same things right now and her strength and love and compassion supports me to do the same.
What Inspires me
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