I Believe

This selection of my Top Ten List goes along with my interview of Tomeika Herbert. At the age of thirteen, Tomeika’s mom was killed by her step father. She and her little brother were asleep in the home. She has over come many obstacles and obtained a college education on her own. She is now in her thirties and is planning her wedding. In the interview, she shares how she has honored her mother, Melanie Herbert. Tomeika has inspired healing in many broken lives.

My Top Ten points on what……..I Believe

I Believe- that heroes are the people who do what has to be done when it needs to be done, regardless of the consequences.

I Believe- that just because someone does not love you the way you want them to, doesn’t mean that they don’t love you with all they have.

I Believe- that you can keep going long after you think you can’t.

I Believe- that no matter how bad your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.

I Believe- that you shouldn’t be so eager to find out a secret, it could change your life forever.

I Believe- that our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are…. but we are responsible for whom we become.

I Believe- that credentials on the wall do not make you a decent human being.

I Believe- that your life can be changed in a matter of hours…. by people who don’t even know you.

I Believe- that you should always leave loved ones with loving words. It may be the last time you see them.

I Believe – that the people you care most about in life are taken from you way too soon.


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