Affirmations for Women
Women have strengths that amaze men.
They carry children, they carry hardships, they carry burdens,
but they hold happiness, love and joy.
They smile when they want to scream.
They sing when they want to cry.
They cry when they are happy and laugh when they are nervous.
Women wait by the phone for a "safe at home call" from a
friend after a snowy drive home.
Women-friends keep secrets you told them years ago and
never bring it up again.
Women have special qualities about them.
They volunteer for good causes.
They are pink ladies in hospitals, they bring food to shut-ins.
They are childcare workers, executives, attorneys,
stay-at-home moms, biker babes and your neighbors.
They wear suits, they wear jeans, they wear uniforms.
They fight for what they believe in.
They stand up for injustice.
They are in the front row at PTA meetings.
They vote for the person that will do the best job for
They walk and talk the extra mile to get their children in
the right schools and for getting their family the right
They write to the editor, their congressmen and to
"the powers that be" for things that make for a better life.
They don't take "no" for an answer when they believe
there is a better solution.
They can wipe a tear, cover a cut and pat you on the
back at the same time.
They eat a little so their family can have more.
They rush to school to pick up a sick child.
They stick a love note in their husband's lunch box.
They do without new shoes so that their children
can have them.
They go to scout meetings and are chaperones on class trips.
They go to the doctor with a frightened friend.
They don't make excuses for defending their family or friends.
They give a friend some money in times of trouble.
They love unconditionally.
They are loyal, honest and forgiving.
They are smart, knowing that knowledge IS power.
But They still know how to use their softer side to make
Their world consists of goodness, love and caring.
Women want to be the best for their family, their friends
They cry when their children excel and cheer when their
friends get awards.
They get teary eyed when others do great things.
They save their anger for the unjust and the insincere.
They tell people that need to be told to straighten up their act.
They lend a shoulder to cry on, and ear to listen
and a voice to make suggestions.
They are happy when they hear about a birth or a new marriage.
Their hearts break when a friend dies.
They have so much sorrow at the loss of a family member,
yet they are strong when they think there is no strength left.
They can control situations that seem uncontrollable.
They can round up energy when they are tired.
They can stay up a little longer to talk to someone
that needs a friend.
They will rush to be by your side when they are lonely.
They will give up their favorite TV show to help with
homework or read a bedtime story.