Monday, July 16, 2012

A Year Ago Today

A year ago today
I ran sobbing to my daddys arms,
contemplated calling the
and I trusted in the

A Year ago today
I sat shaking on the library bench,
too afraid to go home
and then I

A Year ago today
I cried and prayed and
some more.

A Year ago today
my prayers were
and I was

                     Many people ask me what happened because they didn't have a clue. I honestly don't remember much, and if I try to I start to get angry which goes against all the hard work  I've done in the past year. I escaped abuse.  I gave up my anger, fear, sadness and hurt to my Savior.  The atonement is so powerful and I am so grateful to have the opportunity to use it fully in my life. I learned that I have to give over all those things and trust that justice will happen, and all i need to do is forgive and let the Lord take care of the rest. It's been an amazing year, and I am starting to be back to my own self.

This past year in no real order: I graduated from BYU, made it into PA school, had my gallbladder out, fell in love, went on lots of dates, made great friends, had my heart broken, learned difficult life lessons, faced my fears of heights, worked hard in therapy to be ok,  learned to rock climb, got a career, registered my car, saw my friend perform in Vegas, and strengthened my testimony. Overall it's been an amazing year and I can't wait to see what I have done and learned in another year.

1 comment:

  1. Oh, Rachel! I'm so glad you are safe now! I had no idea...