For every person who closed the door in my face……….

Yvonne Pierre

“For every person who closed the door in my face, thank you. For every person who told me I wasn’t good enough, thank you. For every person who laughed and told me that I was wasting my time going to college, because I was going to fail, thank you. For every person who tried to break me, thank you. For every person who took my kindness for weakness, thank you. For every person who told me I was wasting time chasing my dreams because I would fail, thank you. It could of broke me. From the core of my heart, I thank you. I truly mean it, because if it weren’t for each of you I wouldn’t be who I am today. I wouldn’t of spend hours and loss sleep studying. I wouldn’t developed tough skin. You pushed me to think about what I “really” want out of life. You pushed me to master my craft. You helped me develop the drive, passion and determination. You pushed me to not wait for someone to believe in my vision, but to find a way to make things happen. I know you didn’t “intend” to, but I thank you for teaching me to believe in myself! AND you taught me to TRUST in God and lean on my faith, not man. Thank You!” 
― Yvonne PierreThe Day My Soul Cried: A Memoir
 
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7 thoughts on “For every person who closed the door in my face……….

  1. Love it. Dont ever ever let go of the honesty. I have tried to be the chameleon of others actions of who.they think I.should be and its poision. Im defined by my faith and my experience. Love this blog well written. Keep.going

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