The tragedies and adversities..adventures and misadventures..failures and triumphs..childhood trauma..a life raised in a cult..abusive marriages..yet wonderful travels..complementing a degree while working full time..creating a business and losing it..hopeful dreams..broken dreams..loving family and friends..and a God that has never abandoned me..a Heavenly Father who carried me more that I walked..
Just beautiful threads that strengthened the fabric of my life..it is the experiences of my life that created the person that I am today.. I am proud and you should be so proud of yourself for surviving..for going thorough the fires of and crushing pressures of life..that is what has made you the beautiful diamond that you are..
Diamonds are made out of carbon — highly organized carbon, that is. Geologists are still guessing how diamonds formed in the Earth from 1 billion to 3 billion years ago, according to a recent study in the journal Nature, but they think the recipe follows something like this:
1. Bury carbon dioxide 100 miles into Earth.
2. Heat to about 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit.
3. Squeeze under pressure of 725,000 pounds per square inch.
4. Quickly rush towards Earth’s surface to cool.
Doesn’t that resonant? ..How is that for describing life on a daily basis..but the end is something beautiful and to be cherished..your life is beautiful..
“The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.”
*This blog post did not follow the original thought that I thought I was going to pursue..I was going to write about getting older and the wonderful adventures that are still waiting and the people that had their greatest accomplishments after the age of 50..so even though, this doesn’t follow the logical sequesnce..I will leave you with this thought..and hopefully, it will bring a smile..remember always..you are loved..