Daughter

Daughter, I see your pain and I wish I could take it away.

Daughter, I see your demons and I wish I could fight them for you.

Daughter, I see your anger and I wish I could give you peace.

Daughter, I see you struggle and I wish I could you the tools to lift yourself up.

Daughter, I see you sadness and I wish I could make you smile again.

Daughter, I see you and I wish you could see the warrior within you that I do.

Daughter, I remember your joy and I wish you did too.

Daughter, I remember the fire that burned inside of you and I wish you could make it burn brightly again.

Daughter, I remember your smile that could brighten up anyone’s day and I wish I could see it more often.

Daughter, I remember the warrior that used shine through your eyes and I wish she could break free.

Daughter, I remember the fearless girl you used to be and I wish you could find her again to stand up to your demons.

Daughter, I remember the girl who loved fiercely and I wish you knew that we love you fiercely.

Daughter, I know that I cannot take away your demons, only you can take away their power by naming them.

Daughter, I know that I cannot take away your sadness, only you can do that by changing your mindset.

Daughter, I know that I cannot take away your fears, only you can do that by facing them.

Daughter, I know that I cannot take away your pain, only you can do that by acknowledging it and then letting it go.

Daughter, I know that I cannot take away your anger, only you can do that by realizing that it takes more energy to be angry.

Daughter, I know I cannot take away your struggle, only you can light the fire within and burn away the pain.

Daughter, I hope you know that you are worthy of happiness.

Daughter, I hope you know you stronger than I was at your age.

Daughter, I hope you know that you are beautiful on the inside and outside.

Daughter, I hope you know that capable of making your dreams come true.

Daughter, I hope you know you are a warrior who can win any fight.

Daughter, I hope you know that you are loved beyond measure.

One thought on “Daughter

  1. Love the content and what you’re saying here, Kelly. (I also love how you are mixing it up on the blog in terms of writing style).

    You are a good mom for S, since you’ve been down this road yourself. Hang tough, love.

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