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I was in a store last night and there were a lady and two kids behind me in the LONG line. One was a big kid, one was a toddler. The bigger one had a pack of glowsticks and the baby was screaming for them so the Mom opened the pack and gave him one, which stopped his tears. He walked around with it smiling, but them the bigger boy took it and the baby started screaming again. Just as the Mom was about to fuss at the older child, he bent the glowstick and handed it back to the baby. As we walked outside at the same time, the baby noticed that the stick was now glowing and his brother said: "I had to break it so you could get the full effect from it." I almost ran because l could hear a higher power saying to me, "I had to break you too show you what your purpose is. You had to go through it so you could fulfill your purpose." That little baby was happy just swinging that "unbroken" glowstick around in the air because he didn't understand what it was created to do which was "glow". There are some people who will be lucky just "being" but some of us sadly we have to endure being"broken". We have to get very ill, experience divorce, infidelity, bury our spouse, parents, best friend, or our child because, in those moments of desperation, our higher power is breaking us for whatever reason, but when the breaking is done, then we will be able to see the reason for which we were created and hopefully one day see the purpose of the darkness brought on us, which is to glow.

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If I was a man I wouldn't want my magical glow stick broken! 

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On 12/20/2017 at 10:53 PM, Quest said:

If I was a man I wouldn't want my magical glow stick broken! 

I must be missing something. At 58 years old I have yet to meet a man who's stick was magical and I would be really nervous if it glowed! Lol I do get the point of the story. We are all broken at some point in our lives. It's up to the individual to turn to what helps repair them. We all have our crutch. I ask the universe for strength and guidance. Some turn to an organized religion. I am finding some strong people on this site.

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