Overcomer

The past is no excuse
for who I have become,
what I say or do today.

I had choices.
I made them.
At the time, knowledgeable or not.
Now I should be wiser.

I ended up where I am
because of my poor choices.
And I’m not holding anyone else
accountable for my own actions.
I, myself, am responsible.

Every day is learning
and humbling experience.
I’m not mad about the struggles now.
Although, I used to be quite upset.

I’m still learning
to just breathe.
Taking life in strides.
God has been helping me to overcome.