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Moving Beyond Awakening To Remembering.

If you had told me ten years ago on my fortieth birthday when I was back home in Jamaica sitting on Negril Beach that my life would be drastically different today, I would have called you a liar. I would have looked at you with tears in my eyes and asked you how on earth was I going to be able to change my life.

I could not see past the different situations I was in at the time. I was too afraid to move, not knowing where I would land. I had a desire to bring about change in my life. I just did not know how to go about it.

Two years after that trip and one instance of jaywalking changed everything. Recuperating from that accident made me realize that what I was feeling was not the type of happiness a person with a really good heart should be feeling. That whatever that happiness was, I desperately wanted it. Before I knew what was even happening, a year later in 2011, my job, marriage, and religious background were all being pulled out from underneath me.

My life took on such a rapid…