Before anyone of us can BLOOM into the blue bird of happiness that we were meant to be
we must endure a state of DORMANCY
until the light begins to shine again
to illuminate our PURPOSE
so that we can flourish.
I have been asleep for a long time
but for the last two years
every morning and by my side
YOU have called me out from my slumber
with your individual styles
your outlandish humor
your hospitality and point of view.
This year I will be one year older in body
but many years younger in spirit
we strengthen our faith in ourselves and in each other
to come forward
and dare to try what we as little girls
always dreamt of being
but as women
were afraid to try.
This is finally my year dear friends
what about you?
Open up the gift of your minds
and free your talents from the inevitable but temporary period of dormancy, for your Spring is coming.
and come out of the pages of someone else's dreams
and be the artist and storyteller that I was meant to be.
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