My Plight

My Plight

I wish that I could tell that this is
the story of an adoption with a happy ending. I wish that I could tell you that
this is like the other adoption stories that I have seen and read, where there
is a wonderful re-uniting of Mother and Daughter, but I can’t.

The simple fact of the matter is: My
birth Mother never wanted me. From the day of my birth, until the day of her
death; she remained true to the statement: “That she wished that I had never
been born.”

I have come to grips with that
knowledge. I still can’t wrap my brain around the fact that there are some
women who never bond with their children; but I have come to grips with that
knowledge.

I have no regrets for the life that I
have been allotted and I carry no resentment, for it has all been a part of: ‘My
Plight.’

I do wish to share it with you my
reader. This is a real, raw, and riveting story, it needed to be told. Others
need to hear that being broken is ok, being un-wanted is ok, and being
abandoned is ok. You see: I believe that we all come with our own set of scars,
cracks and blemishes that make us the beautiful messes that inhabit this world
that we live in. I believe that perfection is over-rated. I have chosen rather
than hide my imperfections, to embrace them and to share them with others, so
that they too can move past their shame and into their freedom. I don’t know
how to be anyone but who I am and I refuse to paint a false image that will
crumble because it has no foundation of truth. I believe that by me having the
boldness to tell my story and to embrace ‘My Plight,’ that others will be
encouraged to embrace themselves and ultimately to embrace the plight that they
have been allotted. I invite you to contact me, if and when this story touches
you, for you see; after you have read these pages, you have become: a part of ‘My
Plight.’
Available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/author/amberhawkins

©2013 Amber Hawkins

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