A Diamond in the Rough by Lakesha Baker

By Lakesha Baker

After witnessing the brutal, deadly stabbing of her mom and surviving being stabbed herself in the course of the comparable assault on the age of 9, a tender African-American woman’s fight to reside keeps. Diamond stocks the psychological, actual, and emotional results she has suffered and the demanding situations she has confronted, together with alcohol abuse, emotional detachment, suicidal innovations and panic assaults stemming from post-traumatic rigidity issues.

She displays on a earlier full of discomfort, abandonment, sadness, violence, abuse, and molestation. In a time whilst she quite didn’t have keep watch over and all that she felt she may perhaps do was once cry till there have been not more tears. She turned numb with anger and a dislike from her center towards GOD. even if nonetheless a piece in development, her one-on-one dating with God has developed enormously through the years.

Her fight in her pursuit of peace, happiness and psychological and emotional balance has led her on a direction of optimistic routes resembling focusing her consciousness on better schooling and taking positions within the staff that gave her goal, yet which she considered as not anything greater than retailers.

Still unsettled feelings have been overlooked, kept away from into her grownup years till one other traumatizing occasion came about that compelled her to confront all that persisted to hang-out her. dealing with her earlier head-on has received her solutions to the questions she has had a majority of these years: Why used to be I born during this global to undergo? what's my purpose?

All issues got here complete circle within the realm while she used to be blessed together with her daughter, superstar her reward, delight and pleasure. Her outlook on lifestyles replaced, giving it new which means and path.

This is the tale of a tender African-American woman’s fight to outlive via all adversities.

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