Living My Story

When you turn forty, I think it’s normal to step back and take stock (after, of course, the realization that you’re now FORTY! sinks in.)  In truth, I’ve seen more hardship than most people I know.  Each circumstance drastically changed my life for the worse.  It’s actually pretty depressing when you throw in all the unhealthy choices I made to boot.

Good thing those are only the facts.  God has since opened my heart eyes to see the actual truth permeating those facts.  He has always loved me thoroughly, He has never left me alone, and I (the real Carrie) am enough.  I am rich in experience and compassion for others and filled with an appreciation for the small joys of life.  My circumstances are still uncertain, but they no longer dictate my well-being.  The next forty are gonna be a blast!

♥ Carrie Calmere

7 responses to “Living My Story”

  1. What a great attitude, Carrie, and it reflects your life story so well. You are writing a new chapter and I am excited to see what comes next. You are an encouragement to others, so thank you so much for sharing your journey with us. Blessings to you.

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  2. You are awesome, Carrie! An amazing living testimony of God’s great love. Go for it girl! Happy Birthday!

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  3. This is awesome. Thanks for sharing I am very blessed to be a friend in your life!!

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    Carolyn V Watson

    You are such a blessing Carrie! Thank you for being part of our lives and for allowing us to be part of yours!

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  5. Happy belated birthday Carrie. You rock.

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  6. You are a testimony! I know a lot of people will be blessed and encouraged by your “story”. don’t be afraid to tell it.

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  7. Love it!

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