The Joy and Peace That Comes With Being Yourself…I Mean, REALLY Yourself

I “met” Robert last year, soon after I had published my first novel. We were introduced online through a mutual friend because of our shared passion for writing. Robert writes screen plays but he is also serving our country in Afghanistan and is a husband, father and great human being. Check out his blog. You won’t regret it.

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Take a good look at that picture; I mean a GOOD look. I will be turning 35 in a little over a month. That is the look of a CONFIDENT man who is VERY comfortable in his own skin. However, I’m not ashamed to say that I have honestly NOT always felt that way about myself.

I look at my life right now and I can truly say that I’m blessed. “Blessed” doesn’t mean “perfect” as some seem to think. When I say that my life is blessed, I look at where I am now and where I’ve been. I look at the problems I’ve encountered throughout my life. I look at the “tests” that have come my way. I look at the people I’ve met. I look at the places I’ve gone. Right now, I’m in Afghanistan and I can STILL say that I’ve been blessed.

Today, I have…

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