One Purse Heartbeat October 2018 Newsletter October 24 2018

When I was a teenager I remember hearing the saying, “There are two things we should give our children one is roots and the other is wings” and I remember thinking that my parents had given me those gifts in so many ways. However, as I transitioned into adulthood, I struggled to make healthy choices for myself, and for a period of time, my life was headed down a very dark path. As I began to muster the courage to escape the circumstances that I found myself in, I experienced the words of that old saying about “roots and wings” coming to life. All of the deposits of love and encouragement that had been made in my life up until that point were the roots that gave me the strength to stand when the life that I had chosen began to crumble around me. I was able to pick up the pieces and journey toward a new life on the wings of belief that others had in me... 

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