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Birth of Venus detail

When I read BlissChick’s post about CityGirl Lifestyle’s Pearls of Wisdom series, I was moved to write my own Pearl.

I chose to write to the 12 year old me, because it was such a pivotal time in my life. Had crappy things already happened? Oh, yes. Definitely.

BUT I was still very innocent and trusting. And incredibly naïve despite my brother’s treatment of me.

I think I would’ve been very receptive to anyone who could have offered me some insight, love and concern, to help me feel stronger and more confident in myself.

And I think it could have made a big difference.

Of course, we don’t get a do-over, but I do think its useful to address my younger self and re-write some of the ideas I had in my mind at that time…

Read my Pearl of Wisdom to my younger self on CityGirl’s blog!