Sadia Qazi, a young woman in Pakistan, came to my attention because she left a comment on our Spirited Woman Blog that literally made me weep, the writing was that beautiful and heartfelt. So I reached out to her and asked if she would write a series of guest blogs for us having no idea of her enornous struggles. In her first post Wings of a Butterfly, she wrote about losing everything, but also realizing that she had everything. In this her second post, we featured her original comment. In this, her final post, she writes about how finding our "Spirited Woman" community helped turn her life around. We love you Sadia.
Sometimes it just takes a moment for miracles to happen but you have to be willing and ready to take it. In life there are certain times when all roads seem to lead to a dead end and all the winds of the world are blowing against you, but being ‘alive’ means being able to move forward in-spite of the ruthless winds. My life faced a similar turn of fate. And at that moment of anguish when I was losing the battle of self composure, I found a light house. That lighthouse was THE SPIRITED WOMAN.
That was the time when I was rejected for the promotion in the bank stating that the new position is only for the male employees and is out of question for a woman to do the demanding and sensitive job. The workplace pressure was straining my mind when I was deceived by a friend I trusted more than my life. And not that my faith in trust was broken, that friend became a fiend determined to destroy me. Just a small difference of alphabet of ‘r’ turned the tables on me. But my pride was too high to share my agony with anyone.
I started to loose my self like an agravic object without any will, without any course. My soul was cracked and my pieces started to fall off my soul. I was in need of some miracle to guide me and a candle to alight me with a new spirit.
I opened my web browser and wrote the words "spirited woman." I wanted to raise my spirit high and just hoped may be I can find some poetry or blog or anything that could be my firefly in the darkest hour. Like a marvel, I landed on the page of "THE SPIRITED WOMAN." Opening that page spelled me with a new hope that touched me with love and inspiration.