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Something I wanted to share..... Something I wanted to share.....

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Unread 01-19-2001, 04:26 PM
Something I wanted to share.....

As the date of my surgery approaches (Feb 2) a great deal of things seem to be hitting me at once. I am nervous, scared, anxious, happy (that my ordeal is almost over), frustrated & overwhelmed (by the amount of things I have to do and the amount of time I have to do them in), tired (the bleeding won't stop and it just feels somedays like I am draining away) and just plain depressed (hormones are going off the wall). I decided to bury myself in a book, and a friend suggested one about menopause so I can be prepared for the changes that will effect my body after my surgery. It was while reading a book on the subject, I came across this quote and I wanted to share it with everyone here:

YOU ARE IMPORTANT

"You are the most important person in every room you enter. This does not mean that other people are insignificant, nor does it give you license to be arrogant.

Being the most important person in every room means that you take control of your life by refusing to let it control you. It also means that you accept responsibility for your own actions. Most importantly, though, it means that you realize the significance of your own individual strand within the cosmic web. Without it, the cosmic web would cease to exist as we know it and take on some other form. The world would be a different place. The lives of those you know would change irrevocably, and not necessarily for the best.

Much depends upon the most important person in every room. It is a difficult role, filled with the challenges and adventures of the unknown. It isn't always fun but, like everything else worthwhile in this life, its rewards are always sweet. So go ahead. Give it a whirl. Be the most important person in every room. Seize the day and take what life has to offer, assume your new role. After all, you deserve it."

(quoted directly from 'In Praise of the Crone, A Celebration of Feminine Maturity' by Dorothy Morrison, pulblished by Llewellyn Publications, isbn #1-56718-468-5)

I hope this statement helps everyone who reads it as much as it helped put me back on the right track today!
Blessings,
Bridgett

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Unread 01-19-2001, 04:40 PM
Thanks Bridget

That is so beautiful. Just today I was thinking about being a crone and how wisdom really has come with age. Well, SOME wisdome, anyway!

I look forward to the next years of my life, during which I will be gaining more wisdom, and during which I will be important to myself, setting an example for my kids, and wearing purple.

Arctic
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Unread 01-19-2001, 05:21 PM
midlife is beautiful

That whole realization that you are the most important person in the room reminds me of the movie "It's a Wonderful Life." What a difference we can make to those around us. What a difference this board has made to me.

My Dad died about 13 months ago, I have two teens looking toward college and now the whole hysterectomy thing -- tho I never saw the movie, the theme from Lion King, Circle of Life just keeps going through my head.

I know we are all headed for wonderful things if we are open to them and can just get over these dang operations!

best to all-- rebecca
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