A Body Warrior to Meet: Harriett

March 24, 2008 at 11:12 pm 1 comment


What I love about myself:   I still get excited about new projects, ideas, and concepts.

My biggest challenge in accepting my body and beauty:  As I age, (now I am 62), I have to accept that my body can’t do the things it could twenty years ago.  However, as I age I accept my limitations more easily.

My biggest support in learning to appreciate myself:  My inner voice.

Beauty is: The ability to see the hand of Mother Nature at work in everything about you and around you.  (Mother Nature didn’t make mistakes!)
Why I am strong:  I was bred for it from the loins of a strong woman I called “Mother”. 
Why I am beautiful:  Because I am lucky enough to attract incredible people to my side who are ALWAYS beautiful in one dimension or another.
What women must know:  You CAN have everything in this life, you just can’t have it all at once.  There is a time for every season.  Have patience.  Life will unfold with a delicious cornucopia of experiences.    

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  • 1. Harriet Kessler  |  March 25, 2008 at 4:10 pm

    Harriett is a body warrior that I wish everyone could know…she is my most incredible friend.


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