While I am nearing the 3rd birthday of this blog Yankee Doodle Paddy, I realize that I have quite a few stories in the “draft” folder waiting to be published. Today’s story is one of them. I had planned to post it on a Thursday because that is the day I host the hashtag game on Snapchat called #tellthetruththursday But for me everyday is about the TRUTH!
LOVE. It is my response to everything and if you’ve known me for even a minute you know that. Some like to say that I am positive and happy and other lovely characteristics. But that doesn’t mean that I don’t get sad, angry or at times even negative. And I have every right to be given the things that have happened to me in my life. But why I want to share this post with you today is no matter if you are happy or sad, positive or negative, your story is YOUR story. If you take anything away from what you are about to read is that YOU should be the one to tell your story. Otherwise someone else will try to tell your story and it will never be as accurate or indeed powerful than if it comes from YOU! Continue reading