“Stones to Diamonds” Questions
Q1. What times in your life did the stones (burdens) that you carried now are part of your wealth?
Thinking about the times in my life in which the stones (burdens) carried me and are now a part of my wealth, I cannot help but remember growing up always hearing the expression, “You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.” These words have never really had much meaning to me until the day that I found myself in the mist of unfortunate circumstances that led me to being incarcerated for several years.
Life is beautiful but not always easy, it has problems, too, and the challenge lies in facing them with courage, letting the beauty of life act like a balm, which makes the pain bearable, during trying times, by providing hope. Oddly enough, incarceration for a crime that I had no part in was a true test of courage, patience, perseverance for me, and through all these adversities and hardships I became a person strong and ready to face the challenges of life as a renewed woman.
Difficulties test the courage, patience, perseverance and true character…