I recently joined SF

Discussion in 'Welcome' started by Cheryl, Jan 16, 2007.

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  1. Cheryl

    Cheryl Well-Known Member

    I discovered this site a few days ago. This site is a blessing to many who feel they have no where to turn with their pain and feelings of despair and hopelessness. I wish that there were sites like this 10 years ago when I was in the darkest hours of my life. They didn't exist.

    I want to encourage all of you that pain and suffering doesn't last forever. It is temporary. Sometimes, the temporary seems a bit longer than temporary. At least it did for me. I heard a song say, "trouble don't last always"....and thank God it doesn't. Life consists of a lot of good days and some sad days. A lot of good times and then a few bad times. A lot of sunshine and sometimes rain. But, I tell you the truth, the sun will shine again.

    10 years ago, I wanted to end my life. And 8 years ago my daddy, 57, ended his life by suicide. Honestly, I didn't think I could make it...it was absolutely the darkest hour of my life and I wanted all of the pain to end. I didn't know how to make it stop. But, I asked for help. I got support. And by God's grace I learned how to cope with life...when staying alive was so hard to do.

    And you can to. You can make it through the storm. You can make it through these trials. You can make it through the pain. You can make it. Hold on. On the other side you will find new strength, hope, joy, happiness and peace. And instead of this season of your life being a stumbling block...turn it into a stepping stone into your bright future.

    You matter. Your life matters. You are here by divine design and for a very unique purpose. There's no one else like you on the planet. No one! And no one can do what you were created to do. No one can accomplish your destiny. And people are waiting on you to fulfill your divine assignment. So, what is it? What do you want your life to be about? Its okay if you don't know the answer to those questions just yet! But, start dreaming again. Because, you're life as you know it will change. Your good days are just around the corner. Believe it!

    God bless you,
  2. thedeafmusician

    thedeafmusician Staff Alumni

    :welcome: to the forum.

  3. Allo..

    Allo.. Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the forum =)
    Cant wait to see you around :smile:
  4. Robin

    Robin Guest

    Welcome to the site Cheryl :)
  5. gentlelady

    gentlelady Staff Alumni

    Thank you for sharing with us Cheryl. We need to hear success stories and words of oncouragement. Welcome to SF. I hope I get the opportunity to chat with you sometime. Take care. :hug:
  6. TheBLA

    TheBLA Well-Known Member

    Excellent post Cheryl, and welcome! :biggrin: :biggrin:
  7. Abacus21

    Abacus21 Staff Alumni

    Hi, and welcome to the forum :)
  8. Insignificant

    Insignificant Account Closed

    :welcome: to the forum cheryl. excellent post and i look forward to seeing you around the forum myself. take care
  9. Marshmallow

    Marshmallow Staff Alumni

    Hey and welcome to SF

  10. Cheryl

    Cheryl Well-Known Member

    Thank you all for a warm welcome! I look forward to getting to know all of you better in the days ahead.

    God bless you,
  11. gentlelady

    gentlelady Staff Alumni

    And you Cheryl. :hug:
  12. Swamp Horn

    Swamp Horn Member

    Hi all, i'm new :tongue:
  13. jane doe

    jane doe Well-Known Member

    welcome to the forum...those words are so beautifull. tank you for join in and thank you for your words, here we all need them;) well i hope to see you around and remember that you can pm me at any time:) Take care
  14. jane doe

    jane doe Well-Known Member

    hi aswapm hor i hope to see you around too. ;)
  15. Cheryl

    Cheryl Well-Known Member

    Thank you Jane Doe... i look forward to seeing you around too...
  16. jane doe

    jane doe Well-Known Member

    ok cherinl i´m here whenever you need to talk;)
  17. theleastofthese

    theleastofthese SF Friend Staff Alumni


    Welcome to the forum!!:smile: We're a good lot here and good at listening and offering support, so don't hesitate to ask for love and support when you need it.:smile:


  18. kath

    kath Well-Known Member

    Hi both Cheryl and Swamp Horn.im glad that you both found us.There are some really fantastic people here!!!!!!i am here if any of you ever need to talk.Welcome.

    Take care and best wishes for now

    PS Cheryl thanks for the words of encouragement!!!!It is much appreciated.
  19. BrokenPieces

    BrokenPieces Well-Known Member

    welcome to the forum you both...

    Love BP
  20. Jodi

    Jodi Staff Alumni

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