Last Night I Cried

Carol Miller Positivity 1 Comment

Last night I cried.

I cried hearing that the first openly gay man was elected as the Governor of Colorado, as I knew it gave hope to his community and to the nation of what is possible.

Last night I cried.

I cried hearing that two native American women were elected to congress for the first time, as I knew it gave hope to their community and to the nation of what is possible.

Last night I cried.

I cried when hearing New Mexico elected their first Latina governor, as I knew it gave hope to her community and to the nation of what is possible.

Last night I cried.

I cried when hearing a Latina woman became the youngest woman ever elected to congress, as I knew it gave hope to Latina’s and to young ladies of what is possible.

Last night I cried.

I cried when hearing two Muslim women were elected to congress, as I knew it gave hope to their community and to the nation on what is possible.

Last night I cried.

I cried when hearing a woman was elected as Governor of South Dakota, as I knew it gave hope to the women of her state and to the nation on what is possible.

Last night I cried.

I cried when hearing that Massachusetts and Connecticut elected their first black congresswomen, as I knew it gave hope to their community and to the nation on what is possible.

Last night I cried.

I cried when hearing all the first-time women running and winning their positions, as I knew it gave hope to their community and to the nation on what is possible.

Last night I cried.

I cried when realizing that it was from all the hate and fear being brought to light that got a lot of people to rise up and stand up for democracy.

Last night I cried.

I cried when thinking about the fact on how many people voted from a space of deep fear that they supported people who support those like them and not all.

Last night I cried.

I cried for anyone who doesn’t feel their voice matters.

Last night I cried.

I cried knowing that all my tears served a purpose. They served a purpose of hope, a purpose of faith, a purpose of belief, and a purpose that there is still much LOVE to do in the nation and in the world.

Last night I cried.

Today I will honor those tears and focus on LOVE, gratitude, and understanding. LOVE of moving forward, gratitude for last night’s show of love, and for understanding we have much work still to do. love.

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