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The Eclectic Pen - I Am...

By: Tanya H. (sthepworth)   + 5 more  
Date Submitted: 9/5/2007
Genre: Parenting & Relationships » Disabilities & Hyperactivity
Words: 103

  I have hurt a thousand times,
but smiled away the pain.
I am courage.

I have faced impossible odds,
and won.
I am determination.

When no one would listen,
I trusted in God.
I am faith.

I have put my life
in others hands.
I am trust.

I have shared my story
to help others.
I am inspiration.

I have fallen many times,
but I always get up.
I am strength.

I know that a day will come
when all will be well.
I am hope.

I am courage.
I am determination.
I am faith.
I am trust.
I am inspiration.
I am strength.
I am hope.


Written for my young son, who has (and continues to) overcome more obstacles in his short life, then I could ever imagine.

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Silvercat - - 9/6/2007 2:08 AM ET
What a beautiful tribute to your son.
Sunny S. (sunbeamstuff) - 9/7/2007 1:41 AM ET
Wonderful... God bless you and Aidan
Kai R. (GrauFrau) - 9/11/2007 5:30 AM ET
That was so moving - made me smile and get teary at the same time! Thank you so much for sharing this! Blessings for you and your son. *HUGS*
Marta J. (booksnob) - 9/11/2007 8:59 AM ET
This made me run and hug my own special-needs son. Please give one to Aidan for me!!
IONE L. (zaneygraylady) - 9/12/2007 9:58 PM ET
Carol E H. (hutson) - 9/24/2007 5:33 PM ET
Very nice and it's also sweet to write that for your son.
Melanie K. (melanie) - 9/27/2007 11:25 PM ET
Wonderfully written from the heart. As a teacher of children with special needs I know that YOU are strength for the day, understanding, patience, committment, but most of all, unconditional love.
Kathy H. (Readerlady) - 1/12/2008 11:07 PM ET
I can see where your son's qualities come from. You are both blessed...and you are also talented.
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