Because I am A Woman

Because I am a woman, I am not afraid to cry.

Because I am a woman I will rely on God to make me strong when I need to be.

Because I am a woman, I know I am beautiful…and precious.

Because I am a woman I will strive to make sure my family has a good meal every day.

Because I am a woman I will smile and say “I am fine” when my child asks me what’s wrong because I don’t want to bog her down with MY problems. She has her’s.

Because I am a woman I will not compete with my man. I will let him be the man and I the woman. A man needs a strong woman by his side.

Because I am a woman I will be graceful and gentle.

Because I am a woman I will be aggressive when I feel that my rights are being trampled on. I will not be afraid to step on toes, then.

Because I am a woman I will spend a considerable amount of money on makeup and fixing my hair without guilt. I need to feel good about myself. It is important.

Because I am a woman I know that true beauty comes from within. A glowing skin is as a result of a good diet not the type of cleanser I use.

Because I am a woman, I will from time to time treat myself to french fries and a double cheese burger. And chocolate. And ice cream. And a glass of wine. Life was meant to be enjoyed.

Because I am a woman I will religiously go for my annual gynae visit. My health is important.

Because I am a woman I will pray to God for wisdom, so I can be the kind of woman He intended me to be.

Happy International Women’s Day!

Do share what you perceive being a woman as…

8 comments for “Because I am A Woman

  1. March 8, 2011 at 4:11 pm

    Because I am a woman I will cry, because tears are the waters that cleanse my soul.

    • March 9, 2011 at 1:22 pm

      …and cry I will because sometimes I just need to…

  2. Chus
    March 14, 2011 at 12:58 pm

    Because I am a woman, I will make time to appreciate other women and celebrate their achievements.
    Because I am a woman, I will encourage the woman having a bad day and remind her that she is God’s daughter.

  3. March 15, 2011 at 11:39 am

    My favorite line.. ‘ Because I am a woman I will not compete with my man. I will let him be the man and I the woman. A man needs a strong woman by his side. ‘

    • March 22, 2011 at 11:28 am

      Someone said ” But a man, anything else a woman can be.”

  4. April 16, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    The strength of a woman…nothing can match that

  5. vincentious c. Rugut
    April 16, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    I will pray to God for wisdom.so I can be the kind of woman He intended to be. Because I am a woman

  6. March 8, 2012 at 7:57 am

    Cleanliness is next to godliness, because I am a woman.

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